Zaid Soudani

Zaid Soudani

Los Angeles, CA, US

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My design philosophy is creating spaces with human experience in mind, providing unique solutions that fit each specific project and a holistic approach of design. The intent of my designs are to create a sense of place, incorporate interaction along with creative design features in the architecture to produce a memorable project. I have professional experience working in an architecture firm and fabrication. Experience with creating CD sets for plan check, knowledge of CBC & LADBS, 2D drafting, 3D modeling, BIM, renderings, prototyping, 3D printing, model making and fabrication. Assoc. AIA member and NCARB path to licensure. 



Colega Architects, Culver City, CA, US, Architect Associate

Design assistance in Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Document phases. 3D modeling and drafting projects for client review, city processing and construction. 3D printing models for project analysis and modification.

Sep 2019 - current

Mass Architecture and Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Associate | Job Captain

Involved in all phases of residential, commercial and industrial projects. Knowledge of CBC, LADBS, ADA, LID, GREEN, HEALTH and ZONING. Working under supervision of award wining architect, recording AXP hours.

Sep 2018 - Sep 2019

Architectural Materials, San Diego, CA, US, Design Assistant

Design Assistant and Research & Development
Creating fabrication drawings, renderings, 3D models, and fabricating prototypes

Nov 2017 - Jul 2018

NewSchool of Architecture + Design Fabrication Shop, San Diego, CA, US, Shop Assistant

Monitor students and provide assistance on usage of tools and machinery. Maintain tools and machinery for student use. Provide safety course certification for proper and efficient tool use by students.

Jul 2014 - Jun 2018

Caltrans, San Diego, CA, US, Student Volunteer

Work under Traffic Design Division
Data Collection and Research
Providing Excel Sheets

Aug 2016 - Oct 2016


NewSchool of Architecture & Design, San Diego, CA, US, Bachelors of Architecture

Jul 2013 - Jun 2018

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