Butch Lara

Butch Lara



Concurrently a Director of Design & Consultant at John Cataldo Architects South Pasadena handling various various projects such as industrial complexes, hotels and commercial projects.

Former Project Design Director at Perkowitz & Ruth Architects OC. WHA OC JMZK OC

Conceptual Site and Space Planner. Design Development Consultant

Specialty is in Digital Rendering. Extraordinary jn Manual Rendering. 

Licensed Architect in the Philippines, member -United Architects of the Philippines.



John Cataldo Architects, South Pasadena , Design Consultant

To provide Conceptual Design under the supervision of a licensed Architect. Provide building design presentation and renderings. Manage initial phase of projects, to determine code and yields, supervise and coordinate in the production of drawings. Review Construction Documents, assist in the conduction of bids from allied Consultants. Contribute to the contracts and acquisition of of overseas projects. Represents as International Consultant for various firms ie. China, Singapore and the Philippines.

Jan 2020 - current


BS Architecture University of Santo Thomas, Manila Philippines, Bachelors, Architecture

To follow

Apr 1978 - May 1978


Imelda Marcos Multi Housing Award, Honorable Mention

Provided community planning and housing design for the reclaimed area is Tondo Manila.


Areas of Specialization