Matt Whitham, AIA is a Licensed Architect born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He graduated with Distinction from UCLA's Master of Architecture Suprastudio Program and also holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a Specialization in Digital Design. Since graduating, Matt has worked at several award winning architecture offices in Los Angeles including Urban Architecture Lab and Rachlin Partners. 

For the past nine years, Matt has worked on architectural projects throughout Los Angeles and abroad. He has served as project manager for over $60 million worth of new apartment buildings, assisted in the design of custom single family homes, and has provided construction administration and design services for public schools. 


During his 2014-2015 studies at UCLA, Matt worked closely with renown architect Craig Hodgetts, FAIA on the 760 MPH Hyperloop pneumatic transport project in conjunction with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. This studio designed prototypes for new Hyperloop Stations in addition to Full-Scale Hyperloop Passenger Capsule Mockups. The work and research was showcased at Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015 and is often referenced by current Hyperloop designers throughout the world. 

Outside of the studio Matt enjoys spending time with his loving family, hiking in the Los Angeles mountains, and playing baseball. 

Founded in 2020 during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the studio is optimistic about the near future and will work closely with public agencies as new planning information is released. 

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Whitham Architects Design and Urban Planning, PC is a California Professional Corporation owned by Matthew Whitham C-38244, a California Licensed Architect

Website Image Credits From About Page (All images photographed by Matt Whitham): Concrete at Sage Creek Performing Arts Center by Rachlin Partners. Wood Framing at Elden Elms Affordable Housing Project by Urban Architecture Lab. Hyperloop Student Projects Completed in Association with UCLA Suprastudio Classmates Shuangjiao Hu, Junfeng Hong, Xiaoyuan Li, Chunhua Chiu, Puyang Hou, Christos Kyratsous, Jie Li, Jinliang Chen, Sruthi Kumar, Hanxiong Liu (Ryan Liu), Danfeng Chen, Hui Feng, Yifan Zhang (Clara Zhang), Weizhong Zhang, Shuyan Zhang, Milagro Jassmine Carpio, Qiaoyue Wang, Yayun Zhou (Yaya Zhou), Zeynep Aysu Unal, Kai Qian, and Shijie Zhang (Jason Zhang). 

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