About Me

Architectural Designer


I am 





I believe


I hope 

Joe Mihanovic.

a recent B. Arch graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

an architectural designer in Palo Alto, CA.

a gym rat, beach-goer, and music-lover.

that architecture is firstly and primarily an art form.

that architecture must strive to be beautiful, functional, and responsive to social needs.

to change the world!


B. Arch Undergraduate

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Cal Poly LA Metro

Los Angeles, CA

CIEE - GAD Prague

ARCHIP, Prague, Czech Republic


TOPOS Architects 

(Associate; Palo Alto, CA)

Tighe Architecture (Student Intern; Culver City, CA)

Eric Owen Moss Architects (Student Intern; Culver City, CA)

HMC Architects (Student Intern; San Jose, CA)

SC Builders (Construction Laborer; Sunnyvale, CA)



Gaudi Architecture Prize, Honorable Mention - for the "The Public City" in the Public Building category


AIA Central Coast Design Citation - for "The Public City," my senior design project

HMC Best Integrated Design Award (2019) - recognizing the best-integrated design among the LA Metro studio projects

Robert Hifumi Odo Memorial Scholarship Nominee (2019)


ArchDraw (2021) Conjunctive Amorphoid

ARKigram (2020) - The Public City

Silk Matters (2020) - The Public City

IMadeThat (2020) - The Public City

Non Architecture Journal (2020) - The Public City

Illustrarch (2020) - The Public City

Cal Poly LA Metro (2020) - Conical Conglomerate

Illustrarch (2020) - Conjunctive Amorphoid

Illustrarch (2020) - Arts District Multiplex

Illustrarch (2020) - Algae Farm

Archiologist (2019) - Conical Conglomerate

Illustrarch (2019) - Conical Conglomerate

Illustrarch (2019) - Resource Center

Addpub (2019) - Conical Conglomerate