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Cátia Sander

Cátia Sander

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Possessing a degree in Architecture and Urban Design and with over 12 years of experience in both U.S., and Brazil Cátia’s extensive design experience includes condos, villas, hotels, restaurants, private residences and furniture design.

Cátia currently collaborates in many different projects, including Sadie - a new Restaurant in Hollywood; 800º- a Pizzeria in Westwood; Sorpasso - a Coffee Shop in Santa Monica; and Boost Kitchen- a new restaurant with a Health Food concept in Venice Beach, California

Cátia designed Robert de Niro’s AGO Restaurant at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Rowdy Red Wine and Burger Bar in Los Angeles, featuring an extensive wine list and burger menu, and the third Farm of Beverly Hills restaurant in the new LA Live Center, in downtown Los Angeles.

She also completed The Farm of Beverly Hills, Topanga, California, and contributed to the Bliss Spa, W Hotel, Los Angeles; uWink at the Hollywood and Highland Center, Los Angeles; 7000 Melrose, Los Angeles; and Mexicali Restaurant in Studio City, California.

Before joining RGA, Cátia worked for Envirotechno, Santa Monica, California; Create Resources Associates, Culver City, California; and R5 Assemblage and Technical Counseling LTD in Brazil. Her prior projects in California include Donald Trump’s Ocean Trails Club House, Palos Verdes Estates; Urth Café, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills; Bubba Gump Shrimp, Santa Monica Pier; and the Marriott Shadow Ridge Villas, Palm Desert.

Cátia earned her degree from the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos in Brazil, where she won an award for “Best Final Paper” and named Distinguished Architecture Student. She completed several architectural courses at UCLA and was a Teacher Assistant for the AutoCAD course at UCLA Interior Design Program.

Specialties
Design Development, Construction Documents generation, coordination of all trades of the project, construction observation. Advanced use of AutoCAD and Vectorworks. Fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Ralph Gentile Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Architectural and Interior Designer

Jul 2010 - current
 

Deutsch Architects and Darrall Design Consultant, Culver City, CA, US, Senior Architectural and Interior Designer - Consultant

Mar 2009 - Jul 2010
 

Ralph Gentile Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Architectural and Interior Designer

Aug 2004 - Mar 2009
 

Envirotechno, Santa Monica, CA, US, Junior Architectural Designer

Oct 2001 - Aug 2004
 

CRA: Creative Resource Associates, Culver City, CA, US, Production and Designer Assistant

Jan 2001 - Sep 2001
 

Envirotechno, Santa Monica, CA, US, Production and Designer Assistant

Jan 2000 - Dec 2000
 

Education 

Unisinos - Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, São Leopoldo, BR, BArch, Architecture and Urbanism

Apr 1991 - Aug 1997
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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