Diana Nguyen

Diana Nguyen

Los Angeles, CA, US



Greetings! My name is Diana and I am enthusiastic about seeking new opportunities to learn about challenging but rewarding design projects. I am a recent graduate from UC Berkeley (Summer 2014) looking to improve my skills in both an architectural and graphic design setting.


Chican@/Latin@ Architecture Student Association, Berkeley, CA, US, Co-Treasurer

As a first time treasurer and signatory, I learned about how to manage club finances, create fundraiser events, outreach to alumni, report weekly updates, and submit proper paper work to the university alongside a partner.

Sep 2013 - May 2014

Los Angeles Conservation Corps., Los Angeles, CA, US, Water Efficiency Intern

I learned about general water efficient practice and malpractice for residential, recreational, and commercial properties. I also received valuable hands-on training in installing water catchment systems, working in minor landscaping, and planting native plants.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011


UC Berkeley CED, Berkeley, CA, US, Bachelors, Architecture

I studied at UC Berkeley under the College of Environmental Design where I learned about the fundamentals of architectural history, design, contemporary environmental practices, and construction practices. I was taught under professors such as Gail Brager, Stefano Shiavon, R. Gary Black, Galen Cranz, T. Jason Anderson, Andrew Shanken, Rudabeh Pakravan, Walter Hood, and etc.

Aug 2010 - Aug 2014


Bob Esparza Prize 2014, Scholarship

Has exhibited an extraordinary commitment to the study of architecture and socio-economic issues through design. This prize is awarded for your active membership in CASA (Chican@'Latin@ Architecture Student Association), your contributions in support of your fellow Latino students, and the creative contributions you have made to academic excellence at the College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley.


Russell Kantor Scholarship 2013, Scholarship

Created in 1989, the Russell Kantor Scholarship awards generous cash scholarships to students pursuing a higher education. Recent scholars have attended community colleges and prestigious universities such as the University of Southern California and the University of Chicago, among others.


Russell Kantor Scholarship 2012, Scholarship


Certificate of Completion for Water Efficient Landscape Learning Professional Program, Honorable Mention

Honorable mention was awarded under the Water Training Efficiency program with the LA Conservation Corps.


The American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association: Training Completion Certificate, Honorable Mention

Honorable mention was awarded under the Water Training Efficiency program with the LA Conservation Corps.


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