Paolo Sant'Ambrogio

Paolo Sant'Ambrogio

Santa Monica, CA, US



Professional experience with educational and commercial architecture firms in California. Worked as project designer, project architect and job captain on published, award winning projects.  Experience in offices that are leaders in the use of CAD and BIM has taught productivity in drafting construction documents.  Completed Revit Architecture 2010 advanced training.


Commune Design Office, West Hollywood, CA, US, ARchitect

ACE Hotel , Los Angeles, CA.
Adaptive reuse, historic United Artist building renovation, conversion to hotel.
El Centro, Hollywood, CA.
Mixed use residential project, four type II buildings one block development.
Completed design development, construction documents on both projects with an emphasis on detailing.

Feb 2012 - Oct 2012

M-CO Design, Marina del Rey, CA, US, Architect

Clear Water Bay Village , Sanya China.
Schematic design and design development of 150 rooms hotel and retail mall. Completed schematic design and design development documents and detailed relevant design features.

Jan 2012 - Sep 2012

James Heimler Architect Inc., Tarzana, CA, US, Senior Draftperson

LAUSD modernization projects with emphasis on accessibility, construction documents were prepared for permit with the Department of the State Architect (DSA).

The employers listed below are not a complete list.

Jun 2010 - Feb 2011

Leo A. Daly, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Job Captain

South Region High School #9

The project consists of three two stories classroom buildings totaling 10,200 sq. ft., a gymnasium, a theater and administration building. The project was developed from a 50% set of design development documents to a 100%. Set of construction documents that were submitted to DSA. All the work was completed in BIM Revit 2009.

Apr 2008 - Feb 2009

Gehry Partners, LLP, Santa Monica, CA, US, T.I. Project Architect

Experience Music Project. Seattle, WA.

Interactive Blues and Rock music museum. Responsibilities included coordination with complex consultant team, owner representative and general contractor, as well as design and design development of the project’s restaurant, bar, store and entry and ticketing lobby. Prepared set of T.I. construction documents based on design model.

Jan 1998 - Jan 2000

DMJM Keating DMIJM Rottet, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architect III

Korea Development Bank Headquarters. Youido Seoul, Korea.
Prepared schematic design and design development packages. Responsibilities on this project included designing the projects' auditorium and overseeing the CAD preparation of both sets.

Disney North Side Computer Animation Studio. Burbank, CA.
Completed design of interior elevator lobbies. Coordinated complex electrical plans with audio visual data and electrical consultants. Casework design and detailing.

The Capital Group. Los Angeles, CA.
Schematic design, design development and construction documents of investment firm’s reception areas and seven floor interconnecting stairs. This project was recipient of 1997 AIA/LA Interior Architecture Design Award.

Jan 1994 - Jan 1998


Rice University, Houston, TX, BArch, School of Architecture

Bachelor of Arts in Architecture 1984
Bachelor of Architecture 1986
President honor roll.
Awarded price for best portfolio at graduation.

Aug 1979 - May 1986


Contract magazine interior design award, Award


AIA/LA Interior Architecture Design Award on Capital Group Project, Award


Areas of Specialization 


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