Michelle Kraintz

Michelle Kraintz

Los Angeles, CA, US



I have aspirations of designing the spaces that affect the individual by choreographing movements, evoking emotions, and ultimately reshaping an individual’s perception of the built environment. I look forward to gaining experience while working toward obtaining my architectural license. 


Bassenian Lagoni, Newport Beach, CA, US, Designer

-Coordinate with consultants, designers, and client to ensure the original design intent while preparing schematic designs for the construction document phase within the International Design Department
-Correspond between consultants and design development team to delegate and facilitate work load

Oct 2013 - current

Commune Design Office, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

Fulfilled any tasks needed by the Design team, such as 3D modeling in Rhino, picking up redlines in AutoCAD, and organizing and gathering product samples.

Aug 2011 - Dec 2011


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

In addition to receiving my Masters of Architecture degree, I also received a Certificate in Real Estate Development. During my program, I took one studio in Shanghai, China in the Summer 2012.

Aug 2011 - May 2013

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, USA, Bachelors, Architectural Studies

I completed my Bachelor of Arts degree in Architectural Studies from UCLA in three years. In addition to my study in Architecture, I completed a minor in Urban Planning.

Sep 2008 - May 2011