Keith Houchin

Keith Houchin

Newport Beach, CA, US





WATG, Designer

Designs and coordinates international hotel and hospitality projects.

Jan 2011 - current

Harris Architecture & Design, Designer

Designer working on all aspects of small scale commercial and residential projects.

May 2010 - Dec 2010

Self Employed Designer, Designer/Draftsman

Consultant to Civil Engineering and Custom Residential firms. Participated in the documentation and design of Civil contract documents, custom residential design and as-built documentation.

May 2006 - Jun 2008


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, BArch, Architecture

Broad exposure to all aspects of architectural design with an emphasis in emerging technologies, digital fabrication and affective environments.

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), BArch, Architecture

Fourth year Architectural Studies.

Aug 2008 - May 2009

Cuesta College, Architecture

Aug 2003 - Jun 2006


Architecture, Design & Discourse - ADD 11, Other

Works selected for publication:

Embracing Spectacle - Architectural Thesis on spectacle and public performance


Architecture, Design & Discourse - ADD 10, Other

Works selected for publication:

Layered Sustainability - A pavilion for COP15
Museum of Steel
Fog Bank - Affective Installation
Refractive Forest - Affective Prototype


Architecture, Design & Discourse - ADD 9, Other

Works selected for publication:

Kartoffelrakkerne - A Danish row house
The Center for the Creation of Asimo


Best of Third Year Exhibition | Cal Poly SLO, Nomination

Nominated and exhibited selected work to a panel of critics.


Areas of Specialization