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Nicholas Zarazel

Nicholas Zarazel

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Born in London, Nicholas Zarazel was raised in multiple countries including England, Spain, and the USA. He is a musician, proficient in both violin and guitar, and is a fanatic football fan and player. He has embraced the dynamic qualities of traveling, learned different languages, and engaged in various art forms to further design possibilities. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Portfolio available upon request.

Employment 

Cataldo Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

We are Cataldo Architects. Los Angeles is home to all manner of culture but one anchors all the others. That is the bedrock culture of industry - innovation, commerce, and manufacturing. As today’s technology becomes ever more complicated, the buildings that serve these complex businesses need to be precisely designed to reconcile all these ever-changing internal systems, assembly methods, showrooms, transportation access, and distribution technologies, often operating 24-7.

Jun 2020 - Sep 2020
 

Studio D+R, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Studio D+R, is a creative group of architects and design researchers based in Los Angeles, California. We are a multidisciplinary, collaborative design research environment that encourages innovative thinking towards alleviating the current political and economic pressure in the city, focusing on computational and algorithmic techniques through a creative and continuous design process.

Resyst Home focuses on designing and building earthquake, fire, flood and pandemic resistant building structures.

May 2019 - Jul 2019
 

Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, Orlando, FL, US, Architectural Intern

Cuhaci & Peterson is a nationally recognized design firm that brings together a diverse team of planners, architects, engineers, designers, and staff with the purpose of developing the best solutions and projects for our clients. The depth of our expertise is focused in the retail, commercial and restaurant industry, and we work on projects throughout the United States and around the world.

Mar 2018 - Jun 2018
 

Wigington, Inc., Orlando, FL, US, Architectural Designer

For over twenty years, Wigington Inc. has provided a multitude of specialized services in addition to the usual full architectural, interior and engineering services. What is unusual about us is our approach. Our client's needs are our inspiration. We can customize or develop new processes accordingly and are not limited by the typical project scope. As a team partner, we offer our expertise by developing project-specific innovations using specialized skills, such as database generation, project-specific inspections including investigatory evaluations, analysis, and our expert assessments, all of which are essential processes for the success of the project all while being cost and budget conscious and environmentally aware.

May 2017 - Aug 2017
 

NIALVI LLC, Orlando, FL, US, Architectural Designer

Jan 2014 - May 2017
 

Design Studio 15, Winter Park, FL, US, Interior Design Intern

Award winning international design firm with offices in Winter Park, FL, NYC, and Seattle. Specializing in interior design and architectural detailing. Owner Principal, Shanna Gatanis.

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, M-Arch 1

Sep 2018 - Sep 2021
 

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US, Bachelors, Design in Architecture

Aug 2014 - May 2018
 

Valencia College, Orlando, FL, US, Arts in Architecture

Aug 2012 - Aug 2014
 

Areas of Specialization