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Elha Villa

Elha Villa

Irvine, CA, US

 

About 

Graduated from an architecture school in Colombia, South America, worked for the past 4 1/2 years on Senior Housing, Asisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facilities and all related with accessibility no only in California, but other states like Iowa, Nevada, Arizona. I'm seeking forward to expand my career and take it onto the next level. Also working on becoming a Licensed Architect in the state of California.

Proficient in ADA Multi-State guidelines for Residential & Multi-Family Projects, Assisted Living Facilities, Independent Living Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, and Alzheimer/Dementia Facilities
       • Extensive Knowledge of the Building Codes and Municipal Codes for different States and cities within the states.
• Expert in construction documents from scheduling time frames to final city submittals and building permits. 
• Expert in Construction Administration including RFI’s, COD’s, and management of deadlines. 
•Expertise in developing creative concepts for projects.
Expertise on BIM programs +6 years

Employment 

MVE & Partners, Inc., Irvine, Job Captain

Jan 2012 - current
 

Irwin Pancake Architects, Costa Mesa, Project Manager

Responsible for senior housing living projects in all phases of development in various states. Developed planning and creative-design concepts for projects. Prepared presentation and design drawings and details. Oversaw design development and production of working drawings and construction documents on projects. Completed all phases of projects from the design development to the construction phase. Coordinated construction phase with engineers and contractors.

Jul 2007 - Dec 2011
 

Hannouche and Kang Architects, Newport Beach, CA, US, Job Captain

Responsible for residential multi-family projects in all phases of development. Developed planning and creative-design concepts for projects. Prepared presentation and design drawings and details. Oversaw design development and production of working drawings and construction documents on projects. Completed all phases of projects from the design development to the construction phase. Coordinated construction phase with engineers and contractors.

Jul 2006 - Jul 2007
 

BOA Architecture, San Pedro, CA, US, Project Manager

Responsible for several small projects in all phases of development. Established budgets, schedules, and monitored adherence to terms. Developed planning and creative-design concepts for projects. Prepared presentation and design drawings and details. Oversaw design development and production of working drawings and construction documents on projects.

Jul 2005 - Jul 2006
 

Education 

Los Angeles Harbor College, Wilmington, CA, US, Architecture

Having a bachelor degree in another country, decided to updated my studies and get familiar with construction system and procedures within the State and the country. Took different clases from computer design programs, to construction details, and construction documents.

Jan 2004 - Jul 2005
 

San Buenaventura University, Cali, CO, BArch, Architecture

5 years architcture program that includes all levels from design, contruction administraton, construction details, internship, modeling, construction documents, design development.

Jul 1993 - Dec 1998
 

Areas of Specialization 

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