Kimmo Sahakangas

Kimmo Sahakangas

Torrance, CA, US



A practiced architect who understands a project's team players and is able to communicate effectively with any personality types. 

Extensive design experience within a broad range of projects from initial client interview to job close out.

Technical knowledge and understanding of construction in order to bring projects under budget.


BPS Inc., Torrance, CA, US, Senior Project Architect

Jul 1998 - current


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

The degree program was an emphasis on urban design.

Sep 1985 - Jun 1990

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

A five-year professional degree.

Dean's Most Outstanding Design Student

Sep 1980 - Jun 1984


AIA Long Beach / South Bay Chapter, Honorable Mention

Ongoing revitalization of Rolling Hills Plaza, Torrance, California.


Housing A Community, Honorable Mention

A design competition for infill housing in the Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago. It was selected for exhibit at the Chicago Athenaeum.


NAIOP, Award

Team member of a master planned corporate campus setting in Diamond Bar, California.


Areas of Specialization