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Hello! My name is Donovan Staab. I’m a designer, photographer, & explorer. 

I have a passion for digital fabrication, architecture, film, & art. I am from Northern Kentucky and have lived, worked, & studied in Los Angeles, New York, and Stuttgart. Outside of the studio you can find me on my mountain bike, 3D printing, or hiking up a mountain.







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EDUCATION

08.2019 - 05.2023
College of Design, Architecture, Art, & Planning
Bachelors of Science in Architecture
University of Cincinnati, OH.

09.2022 - 01.2023
International Master of Interior-Architectural Design
The Hochschule für Technik
Stuttgart, DE.

06.2018 - 08.2018
Kentucky Governor’s School For The Arts
Architecture + Design Focus
Center College, Danville, KY.

EXPERIENCE

05.2023 - XX.XXXX
von Euw Tetrault
Designer II
Cincinnati, OH.

05.2022 - 08.2022
Wolf Gang & Hite
Design + Fabrication
New York, NY.

04.2022 - 05.2022
DPTM 7
Freelance
Cincinnati, OH.

08.2021 - 01.2022
GBBN  
Design + Fabrication
Cincinnati, OH.

01.2021 - 04.2021
Marmol Radziner
Design Internship
Los Angeles, CA.

07.2020 - 06.2021
DAAP Camp
Architecture Mentoring Program
Cincinnati, OH.

AWARDS

05.2023
Outstanding Graduating Student
DAAP, University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH.

02.2023
BEST OF EXHIBITION
The Hochschule für Technik
Stuttgart, DE.

08.2019 - 05.2023
DAAP Deans List
DAAP, University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH.

08.2020
AIA Student Honorable Mention
Modular Wall, Team Project
Cincinnati, OH.

04.2017 - 04.2019
Architectural Design State
Conference Winner
Louisville, KY

INVOLVEMENT

08.2023
Black Art Speaks
Volunteer
Cincinnati, OH.

08.2020 - 05.2023
Photography Club
Media Manager
Cincinnati, OH.

08.2019 - 02.2022
American Institute of Architecture
Member
Cincinnati, OH.

04.2017 - 04.2019
Technology Student Association
Chapter President
Louisville, KY.

SKILL SET

Digital: Rhino 3D, Grasshopper, Adobe Suite, Lumion, Enscape, Revit, AutoCAD/Sheet Set, and CNC Fabrication

Analogue: Model Making, Hand Drawing, Painting, Wood Working

Language: Fluent English and Basic German

Interests: 3D Printing, Photography, Mountain Biking, Hiking, and Art