Della Castillo

Della Castillo

Los Angeles, CA, US



Della Castillo came to California by way of British Columbia to study architecture, and earned her Bachelor's from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.  Her varied work experience spans the education, civic, and hospitality markets.

Della is currently studying for the ARE, and enjoys running, yoga, learning spanish, and volunteering within the community. 


HMC Architects, Project Coordinator / Job Captain

San Bernardino City Unified School District, San Bernardino, CA
• Multiple K-12 school modernizations.
• Developed construction documents.
• Submitted documentation to the Division of the State Architect (DSA).
• Addressed back-check comments to obtain agency approval.
• Coordinated with consultants.

Burn Tower, Thousand Palms, CA
• 6,500 SF specialized firefighter training facility.
• Updated construction documents.
• Assisted with construction phase.
• Processed submittals and RFIs.

May 2007 - Nov 2010

DMJM Design | AECOM, Designer

Newport Beach Marriott, Newport Beach, CA
• 600-room hotel renovation.
• Conducted field surveys.
• Developed construction documents.
• Submitted plans to City for review.
• Prepared punch-lists on-site; maintained progress reports.

San Diego Marriott, San Diego, CA
• Renovation of public spaces.
• Conducted field surveys.
• Developed construction documents.
• Created as-built documentation.

Jun 2004 - May 2007

DMJM H&N, Intern

Monarch Beach Golf Links, Dana Point, CA
• Renovation of guest restrooms and 'snack shop'.
• Developed construction documents.
• Submitted plans to City for review and approval.

Jun 2003 - May 2004


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Jun 2000 - Jun 2004

Areas of Specialization