Irina Brauzman joined the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) as an Associate Architect in November of 2020. Her duties at CBSC are to participate in and administer the California Building Standards Code development process, conduct various technical committee meetings and provide training regarding the state code adoption process.
Irina came to CBSC from the private sector, where she worked as an Architect/Technical Director for architectural companies in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties, and in Russia. During that time, she designed various complex commercial, industrial and residential buildings, was responsible for developing uniformly refined production standards, and monitored projects to ensure the quality standards were met for all design and contract documents.
Irina was born in Russia and got her Bachelor of Architecture degree there. She moved to the United States of America in 2010 with her husband and son. Since moving to the USA, a daughter was added to the family and Irina completed all the required architect registration examinations and received a California Architect license. In her free time, she enjoys reading, bead crafting, 3D modeling, and spending time with her husband, two kids and cat.