Samuel Tannenbaum

Samuel Tannenbaum

Los Angeles, CA, US



Architectural Staff with experience as a Project Architect & Visualization Manager. Strong arts and design professional with a Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) from Rice University.

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EYRC Architects, Los Angeles, Job Captain

Aug 2018 - current

Olson Kundig Architects, Seattle, WA, US, Architectural Staff

• Project Architect for two Dallas Design District restaurants & connecting outdoor art/performance space. Produced permit set, coordinated with local architect, and responded to RFIs during construction of the 11,700 sqft complex.
• Project Architect for an 8.5 acre master plan of high rise hotels, offices, retail spaces, and a film center on 5 blocks of downtown Dallas, Texas.
• Developed firm wide tactics & workflow for designing at an urban master plan scale.
• Lead Editor of a short film called "Welcome to the 5th Facade" (official selection - Port Townsend Film Festival)
• Project Architect & lead designer of winning competition entry for four transportable artist studios to be installed in Brooklyn, New York.
• Designer of 530,000 sqft hotel, art, and retail master plan in Seoul, South Korea
• Project team member for four private residences.
• Founding member appointed to two R&D committees tasked with elevating design and representation at the firm.

Jul 2015 - Jul 2018

Morphosis Architects, Los Angeles, Project Designer & Head of Visiualzation

• Developed a workflow with project teams to quickly test and advance design ideas.
• Designed a graphic language to describe complex ideas and bridge the gap between architects and clients.
• Created hundreds for renderings more than 20 projects used in all phases of design.
• Generated 10 animations to help the office win competitions and sell radical ideas.
• Responsible for all of the published drawings & images used online, in lectures, and in print.
• Led a team of three in the design and development of a 500 page monograph.
• Collaborated in the design of skyscraper facades and hotel room interiors.

Feb 2013 - Jun 2015

WW Architecture, Houston, TX, US, Designer

• Design team member on a hotel near Changsha, China.

Jan 2013 - Feb 2013

AO-Architects Orange, Orange, CA, US, Intern Architect

• Project team member, SD through DD, on three multi-family housing projects.
• Responsible for design and representation of a multi-family facade
• Conducted site analysis to determine most efficient layout for apartment complexes.

May 2012 - Aug 2012

Gensler, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern Architect

• Design team member of Westin hotel in Suzhou, China alongside Senior Designer.
• Production team member for two projects in the Construction Document phase.

May 2011 - Jul 2011

Passaro Construction, Inc., Houston, TX, US, Project Manager

• Lead designer and construction manager for second floor art studio addition to private home
• Supervisor for construction of major additions and renovations of three private homes.
• Organized
sub contractors to create an efficient and safe building environment

Jan 2010 - Jul 2010

Gensler, Houston, TX, US, Intern Architect

• Project team member working on CD set for multiple projects including new HISD headquarters.
• Generated punch lists while inspecting the construction of a dorm for Houston Baptist University.

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008


Rice University, Houston, TX, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2010 - Jan 2013

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, US, Architecture

Bachelors of Science in Architecture

Aug 2006 - Dec 2009


Adventures in Study Abroad Photography Contest, 1st Place


Areas of Specialization