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Shawn Morse

Shawn Morse

Santa Monica, CA, US

 

About 

Objectives

Architectural design professional position and to attain architectural license.

Design Philosophy

Experience architecture - Boundaries, Auras and Atmospheres. Complete integration of building structure and material choices to stimulate memory and sensations.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Behr Browers Architects Inc, Westlake Village, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Jul 2017 - current
 

Studio MAI, Los Angeles, CA, US, Draftsperson / Designer

• Coordination with MEP & structural consultants.
• Coordination with AoR.
• Coordination with custom furniture and custom light fixture production.
• Restaurants, Bars, Coffee Shops & Hotels design focus.
• Contractor RFI’s and field visits.
• Building Code Analysis and Compliance.
• SD, DD, Bid & CD packages.
• Millwork construction details.
• Building and Health Department submittals & plan check corrections.

Feb 2015 - Jun 2017
 

TJ Cross Engineers, Inc., Bakersfield, CA, US, Designer Level 2

Created new AutoCAD construction documents and/or updated documents for various projects as dictated by my assigned engineer(s).

Corrected AutoCAD drawings dictated by "redlines" from the engineers and designers.

Sep 2014 - Feb 2015
 

Milazzo & Associates, Bakersfield, CA, US, CADD II / Intermediate Designer

Created and edited construction documents for commercial buildings.
Building Code Analysis.
Space planning / furniture layouts.
BOMA calculations.
Plan check corrections for building permit.

Mar 2014 - Sep 2014
 

TJ Cross Engineers, Inc., Bakersfield, CA, US, Structural Drafter

Created new AutoCAD construction documents and/or updated documents for various projects as dictated by my assigned engineer(s).

Corrected AutoCAD drawings dictated by "redlines" from the engineers and designers.

Apr 2012 - Mar 2014
 

MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY, Rennes, FR, Intern

Part of a working team to build an 8 meter long structure integrated in the main hall of a university building.

Jun 2013 - Jun 2013
 

Opportunity Green, Los Angeles, CA, US, Illustrator

Volunteer Position
Illustrated how products from sponsors, for Opportunity Green, would be displayed in booths, on stage, or outside.

Sep 2010 - Sep 2010
 

ZGF Architects LLP, Los Angeles, CA, US, Student Intern

This was a 3 person co-op position through Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. At ZGF we worked on the studio project using ZGF's design process and tools Monday and Friday. Tuesday through Thursday we would be individual assigned to a ZFG team or project and assisted in anyway necessary. The team and projects assigned to us were by two coordinators, who made sure we gained experience work in each of ZFG's departments and stages of design. We were also each assigned a period of time during the co-op to work at ZFG's field office for the new Children's Hospital in LA.

Jan 2010 - Mar 2010
 

Education 

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

Minor: Sustainable Environments
AIAS/KAWNEER 2008 Student Design Competition
Leading Edge Design Competition
Vellum Furniture Competition & Exhibition
Interdisciplinary Project Group (IPG)
Seminar in Architectural History, Theory and Criticism
-Architecture and Modern Japan
-Fabricating Ephemeral and Somatic Pleasures
-Vernacular Architecture
Environmental Control Systems Courses
Professional Practice Courses

Sep 2007 - Sep 2011
 

Bakersfield College, Bakersfield, CA, US, Architecture

1st and 2nd year of architecture design & practice.

Aug 2004 - Jun 2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills