Catalina Reyes

Catalina Reyes

San Jose, CA, US



Licensed Colombian Architect and received my degree from the Universidad Piloto de Colombia in 2003 equivalent to five years Bachelor of Architecture Degree.

I traveled to California after finishing College for a year to experience the culture and in 2004 returned to Colombia to complete my Masters in Restoration of Historical Monuments at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and graduated in 2006. Always interested and connected to California I started to travel between Colombia and United States, until 2009 when I decided to permanently stay in the San Francisco Bay Area.

My experience includes a wide range of project types, expertise in all phases of project development ranging from schematic drawings, design, planning, and construction documents.


I have been involved in the Teatro Colon Restoration in Bogota, commercial projects and remodels along the bay area Like Chavez Super, Las Montanas Market, Downtown Market in Mountain View, parklets for Azucar Latin Bistro and Chacho's Restaurant in Downtown as many other commercial and Residential remodels and improvements.

Professional Affiliation:
AIA Basic Membresy
SPUR Young Urbanist
Autodesk Certified REVIT Basics 2011
AutoCAD Certified 2006

Project highlights include:
Designer of Supermarkets, Restaurants, Paklets, Home Remodels + Additions and Kitchens throughout the Bay Area, including Hayward, San Jose, Santa Clara, Freemont, San Francisco, Sunnyvale and Mountain View

Software Skills:
AutoCAD 2013, REVIT 2013, Sketchup 8, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Autodesk Homestyler, Corel Draw, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project.

I am Native Spanish speakers and fluent in English.


TOPA Architecture, San Jose, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Concept layout design
Construction Documentation
City Permit Process for commercial, institutional and residential projects.
Project management
Drafting, presentation drawings, models

May 2011 - Dec 2012


Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, CO, Masters, Restoration of Architectural Monuments

Jun 2004 - Aug 2006

Universidad Piloto de Colombia, Bogotá, CO, BArch, Architecture

Jul 1997 - Mar 2003

Areas of Specialization