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Sarah J. Villareal


Lives & works in Los Angeles, CA

AIA Los Angeles Student Member


Graduate Works Vol. 2 (2015-2016)

Graduate Works Vol. 1 (2014-2015)



Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles


                Master of Architecture 2017                                     


San Diego Mesa College, San Diego


                Coursework in Architecture


University of California, Irvine


                BA Studio Art         




  • Film Editing: Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, 
  • Film Compositing: Nuke, PfTrack
  • Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat
  • Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint 
  • 3d Modeling: Rhino, Maya, 3ds Max, Vray, Nuke, PfTrack, Grasshopper, AutoCAD, Revit, Catia ICEM Surf

Physical Model Building

  • Experience with Laser cutting machine, CNC mill, Woodshop, Robotics Lab, 3d powder/ABS model printing




Tesla Design Studio


  • Contract A Class Surfacer 1 Design & Styling

  • Digital Modeling Training Course for select group of recent graduates (from Architecture, Mechanical Design Engineering, Industrial Design)

  • One on one training with the Creative Director for an extended interview course where candidates are educated and tested on Tesla Digital Modeling/Design software/process

  • Intensive training in Catia ICEM Surf




  • Independent Contractor

  • Project manage and offer architectural and design services on the PUMA Neutra Los Angeles showroom and office 

  • Los Angeles liaison to New York and San Diego offices



Elysium Bandini Studios


  • Independent Contractor

  • Film Still photography and production services



Sci Arc Gallery Exhibition: Close-Up


  • Work with artist in design process, planning and execution of gallery show for visiting exhibitor “Body” Architect/Artist Lucy McRae

  • Fabricated the exhibitor’s prototypes in the shop as well as manage the exhibitors $3,000 budget                                   



'Big Dumb Buildings' Precedent Study


  • Book Editor

  • Edit Sci-Arc Class of 2017 2GB Precedent Study

  • Coordinate production in book material development of 320 page book 


Sci Arc Workshop: Hopscotch Pavilion                          


  • Assisted Sci Arc Design Faculty Constance Vale and Emmett Zeifman

  • Fabricated temporary pavilion using recycled vinyl cladding for Yuval Sharon’s experimental Hopscotch Opera built in the Sci-Arc parking lot


Wamma Films, 14880 Hours Production, Los Angeles

(06/2010- 2016)

  • Freelance Still Photographer

  • ­Imdb credits: Crescendo I (2011), The Bench (2015)

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