Emelie Rivas Peterson

Emelie Rivas Peterson

Los Angeles, CA, US

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My 7+ years of professional experience includes a range of activities in both private and public sectors. Mainly Architectural Design of large scale mixed-use development residential & commercial, but also small scale single-family residential.

Post Grad from University of California Los Angeles with a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Architecture as well as a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Furniture Design.



Bittoni Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer | Job Captain

- Provide architectural design and project management for Multifamily projects in LA
- Create original designs & collaborating with team members
- Make presentations for clients and in-house meetings
- Allocating and administering project tasks to team members
- Training junior staff throughout the various phases of each project
- Implement and review value engineering strategies
- Coordination and oversight of MEP, civil, and structural engineers
- Prepare drawingsets for feasiblity studies, bid, plan check and construction
- Collaborate with clients, developers, and public agencies for project
entitlements and approvals.

Oct 2019 - current

MiKA design group, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer of Architecture & Interiors

- Provide architecture and interior design services for Single- and Multifamily projects
- Conduct code research to comply with local zoning and ordinances
- Development and review of construction documents
- Interior Design packages Multi-family common areas & Single family residential
- Generate massing studies and facade studies
- Create rendering 3D models and renderings

Aug 2016 - Oct 2019

Hsu McCullough, Los Angeles, CA, US, Visualizer

3D modelling and rendering

Jan 2016 - Jun 2016

ae architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Design Intern,

ADU Design, learning Revit, rendering help

Sep 2015 - Dec 2015

CRAB Studio, London, GB, Architectural Design Intern,

Competitions and concept Design. Museums, Waterparks, stadiums etc. Production of drawings and renderings

Jan 2014 - Jun 2014


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, Architecture


Aug 2015 - Jun 2016

The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, US, Masters, Architecture


Aug 2013 - Jun 2014

Lund University, Lund, SE, Bachelors, Architecture


Aug 2010 - Jun 2013

Linneaus University, Kalmar, SE, Bachelors, School of Design

Product Design with concentration on Furniture Design

Aug 2007 - Jun 2010

Areas of Specialization