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Thao Trinh

Thao Trinh

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Employment 

The Root Theory, San Francisco, CA, US, Co-Founder

A small start-up aimed at producing a portfolio of products to enhance everyday life through innovative organizers. the root theory’s first all-in-one makeup organizer was funded on kickstarter in january 2016, raising $4,010.

Dec 2013 - current
 

Platform for Architecture + Research (PAR), Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Closely assisted the principal in designing the guggenheim museum for stage one of competition from schematic design to submission (one of archdaily’s top 50 of 1715 entries); collaborated with the production of construction documents and the design development for t-house (a two-story single-family residence in washington, dc); did 3D modeling, rendering and graphic design for guggenheim museum, t-house, and ibid gallery.

Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
 

sfa Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

Assisted senior designers on hospitality and luxury residence projects; contacted vendors for pricing, availability and samples; assisted with color boards; conducted design research; maintained and organized material library.

Aug 2013 - Nov 2013
 

PCC Architecture Gallery + Exhibit, Pasadena, CA, US, Curator

One of two students selected by the head of architecture to curate and showcase recent architectural work of approximately 30 students for the end of year exhibit.

Jan 2013 - Jan 2013
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2013 - Apr 2016
 

Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA, US, Architecture

Feb 2011 - Jun 2013
 

Awards 

Work Selected for SCI-Arc's Spring Show, Other

2016
 

SCI-Arc Continuing Merit Scholarship, Scholarship

2015
 

Work Selected for SCI-Arc's Spring Show, Other

2014
 

SCI-Arc Continuing Merit Scholarship, Scholarship

2014
 

SCI-Arc Admissions Scholarship, Scholarship

2013
 

The Jean Roth Driskel Scholarship, Nomination

2013
 

1:2 AIA|LA Interior Architecture Competition, Honorable Mention

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills