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Linwood Wright

Linwood Wright

Los Angeles, CA, US

 
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About 

Aspiring future architect with experience in K-12 building types. Seeking more experience in a broad range of building and project types that include higher education, residential, mixed + use, commercial, retail, cultural and urban design. Looking to advance my career in architecture and design as a whole by becoming a licensed architect and LEED certified. 

Employment 

CO Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer I

LAUSD Francis Polytechnic High School - Sun Valley, CA

Assisted team in the getting project to 100% CD. Coordinated design with consultants and made adjustments per their recommendation. Familiarized myself with LAUSD Ed Specs and California Building Code to assist in the design of the interior, and to ensure ADA compliance for all restrooms within the facility.

Nov 2018 - Apr 2019
 

PBK Architects, Ontario, CA, US, Junior Designer

Experience working on K-12 facilities, including elementary, middle and high schools. Worked with Senior Designer during the conceptual phase researching precedent building types and producing schematic plans in Revit. Worked with Project Manager and coordinated with consultants to prepare construction documents for submittal to DSA. Participated in the submission and approval process with DSA, including reviewing DSA comments and preparing drawings for back check. Identified and established relationships with vendors to obtain building and material samples. Participated in site visits with team members to verify existing conditions. Produced renderings using Photoshop for presentation use. Worked on projects through all phases of design from conceptual to construction documents.
Projects includes:

• Edgewood Event Center - West Covina, CA
• Merced Parking Expansion - West Covina, CA
• Val Verde District Office Complex - Perris, CA
• Rancho Verde High School Renovation - Moreno Valley, CA
• Palm Springs Unified School District Shade Structure Installments - Palm Springs, CA
• Long Beach Unified School District Renovations - Long Beach,

Jul 2017 - Nov 2018
 

Education 

Howard University, Washington, DC, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2011 - May 2017
 

The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), Abington, PA, US, Department of Engineering

This course covered the basics in 3D engineer design software, robotic design, and usage amongst other activities.

Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
 

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

Introductory course allowed for students to learn the basics of drafting, sketching, model-making in a college design studio. Students were also taken throughout the Los Angeles area to tour significant museums and residences.

Jul 2010 - Aug 2010
 

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