Casey Benito

 

 

Position Lecturer
Phone 805.756.1364
Email cbenito@calpoly.edu
Office 34-167

Areas of Expertise

Design/Build
Digital Fabrication
Furniture Making
Photography

Profile

Casey Benito is a California based designer and educator. He is a graduate of the Southern California Institute of Architecture where he received his master’s in architecture. Casey also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hawaii and an associate’s degree in photography. He has a variety of professional experience including working at Michael Maltzan Architecture, an award-winning, international architecture firm based in Los Angeles. Casey has traveled extensively throughout East Asia, and, in 2007, lived in Kyoto, Japan, where he studied Japanese arts and craft.

Experience

Educational Credentials:

Master of Architecture, Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, 2012
Bachelor of Arts, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, 2006
Midori-Kai, Urasenke College of Chadou, Kyoto, Japan, 2006
Associate in Applied Science, Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs, CO, 1999

Teaching Experience:

Lecturer, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2017-Present
Lecturer, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, 2013
Teaching Assistant, Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, 2010-2011
Teaching Assistant, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, 2006

Professional Experience:

Principal, Casey Benito Design Build, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2014-Present
Technician, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2015-2017
Designer, Michael Maltzan Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, 2012-2014
Designer, Yeh + Jerrard, Los Angeles, CA, 2007-2009

Scholarship

Selected Projects:

  • 191 Chorro Street, San Luis Obispo, CA (Design/Build) 2017
  • 3906 Sunset Drive, Los Angeles, CA (Design/Build) 2015
  • 3530 Cazador Street, Los Angeles, CA, 2015
  • 1646 Waterloo Street, Los Angeles, CA, 2015
  • 607 Avenue 54, Los Angeles, CA, 2014
  • 335 Mavis Drive, Los Angeles, CA, 2014

 

Created 01.16.17

 

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