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Dave Jonfonya

Dave Jonfonya

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Discovering vernacular architecture for the human experience.

Using nature to inspire formal efficiency and proportional beauty.

Disengage ego to live timelessly.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

RipBang Studios / Nelson, Venice, CA, US, Project Manager

Feb 2017 - current
 

SFJones Architects, Inc., Marina del Rey, CA, US, Project Architect

Restaurant Design, BIM Modeler for UrthCafe Orange, Ca.

Project Designer for various Nairobi Java House in Kenya, Uganda & Rwanda

ArchiCAD B.I.M. modeling & renderings.

Oct 2014 - Jan 2017
 

Jonfonya, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

Custom Cabinetry
Veteran's pre-fab Housing design
Hydroponics Greenhouse design.
Sustainable, Experience-driven Transportation systems.
Automotive-Design
Design + Construct vertical bedrooms
Giannini room Exhibit - 650 Spring Street Los Angeles
Pine Court Lofts -250 Pacific Long Beach. Design/ permitted 69 Units within former AMC 14-screen Cinema mixed-used T.O.D.
Schematic designs for Film, Retail, Various T.O.D.’s

Jan 2010 - Jan 2014
 

Thinkwell Design Group, Burbank CA, Designer

Entertainment design for Ferrari World in United Arab Emirates.

Indoor Amusement Park Show-set designer in Harbin, China

Jul 2013 - Nov 2013
 

Bruce D Robinson Architecture Design, Cincinnati, OH, US, Architect/ Illustrator

Hand drawing architectural design & illustrations. Pen, Marker, drafting, Adobe Creative Suite and ArchiCAD BIM Modeling.

Jan 2013 - Apr 2013
 

Hodgetts + Fung, Culver City, CA, US, Designer

Downtown Independent Theatre @ 250 Main. St. Construction Administrator Design-Build.
Thomas the T.rex Lab @ The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County- Lead Project Designer The Visible Vault @ The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, project designer

Feb 2007 - Feb 2009
 

Culver Design, Los Angeles- Venice Beach, Designer

BIM modeling with Construction details residential.

Feb 2006 - Dec 2006
 

Bruce D Robinson Archiecture Design, Cincinnati, OH, US, Designer

Jan 2005 - Jul 2005
 

Al Neyer Inc, Cincinnati, OH, US, intern

Architecture intern 6 months.

Jun 2003 - Jan 2004
 

Theodore Brown and Partners, San Francisco, CA, US, Intern Architect

Concept and presentation models.

Mar 2001 - Dec 2001
 

Education 

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, BArch, Bachelors of Architecture

Two years of Co-op internship program spread between 6 nationwide firms of all different natures.
I studied Transportation design in 2002, with a Detroit-based Daimler-Chrysler Industrial select studio.

My Thesis was with the Chrysler designers as a client to design Auto-design Studio in Downtown Detroit.

Became enthusiasticly involved with the LEED and sustainable architecture from Passive to Active systems.

Sep 1998 - Jun 2004
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills