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Jonathan Cooper

Jonathan Cooper

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Employment 

Corsini Stark Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Summer Internship

Creating 3D models from 2d plans and sections of various projects using Rhino and Autocad. The models where used to create final renders in Vray and Photoshop for client sign off on design. Worked on digital modeling, digital design and rendering of multiple projects. These included commercial, mix use, single unit residential and multi unit residential projects. Created various design submittal packages; including a schematic design package of the new office space, Render packages, diagrammatic packages, and SK drawings.

Apr 2016 - current
 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Work Study

Responsible for reviewing student 3D print files for possible print problems and offer solutions, process the student’s 3D print purchases and maintain the equipment in between uses. Previous responsibilities included checking out various power and hand tools to the students, for them to use on their projects. Help students with projects as needed. Work on any shop projects. Make sure the shop and laser cutters stay clean through the shift. Then a complete cleaning of the shop at the end of the shift.

Sep 2012 - current
 

BplusU LLP, Los Angeles, CA, US, Summer Internship

Responsible for constructing a physical model of a house project that the office was working on. The model consisted of 3D printed parts that where assembled to create a final model complete with interior furniture, window glazing, railings and wood flooring. The pieces where printed in-house then prepped for assemble which included spackling, sanding, and painting to make the final model look like one complete piece. The model was designed to come apart so that the garage and basement area were visible. Then the second floor was removable so all of the first floor rooms and furniture where visible. Finally the roof was also able to be removed so that all of the individual rooms where visible, including the furniture in each room.

Apr 2015 - Aug 2015
 

DAT[A], Los Angeles, CA, US, Summer Internship

Worked on with another intern on two different competition entries one for two museums in Budapest and then the Guggenheim museum. Worked jointly on creating the digital model for the Budapest Museum competition. Designed the ceiling tectonic that was implemented throughout the project and worked on the core circulation design. Created physical study models that later helped to frame some of the directionality of the final massing. Responsible for the programming the Guggenheim Museum and modeled the program, cleaned up the site model and created the renders used in the final competition submissions. Created a physical model for the Bryan Cantley/Form:uLA exhibition at Sci-Arc. Created a physical model of a residential project using foam core in ¼” scale with the ability to remove the floors plates so that future renovations could be physically modeled and inserted into the model.

Apr 2014 - Aug 2014
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, architecture

Sep 2012 - current
 

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