Sean Lahijani

Sean Lahijani

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Multifaceted designer, builder, and candidate for architectural licensure in California with a passion with all things creative and constructed. I am a Los Angeles native and Cal Poly SLO alumnus who has once again planted his roots in Los Angeles. 


[Self], Los Angeles, CA, US, Artist/Jewelery Designer

Designed, prototyped, and sold silver jewelry by utilizing the skills acquired through my architectural education. Painted, 3D printed, and successfully sold nearly thousands of dollars worth of my art, jewelry, and independently published "zine" as side projects and through various art shows and exhibits in Los Angeles.

Nov 2014 - current

1200 SFDI, Los Angeles, Project Manager

Worked as part of the owner/developer and CMa team to facilitate the development and construction of Circa; a high-end, mixed-use development boasting 648 units, 48,000 sf of retail space, roughly 1,700 parking stalls, and a $340,000,000 budget in the LASED. Duties included facilitation of the parallel plan check process by coordinating the efforts of the various design and consultant teams to satisfy demanding bureaucratic requirements, processing and challenging contractor change orders according to the Owner-Contractor agreement, attending and participating in meetings throughout the life of the project, and working with various members of the project team to implement design and programmatic requirements and quickly resolve issues as they arise so as to maintain the project schedule.

Mar 2014 - current

Platform for Architecture + Research (PAR), Los Angeles , Research Intern

Produced architectural drawings for a design competition submittal based in Kinmen, Taiwan. Responsible for drafting and submitting project entries for numerous architectural awards. Conducted research presentations and drafted white papers.

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013

Patterns, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

Developed various initial and conceptual designs for an apartment complex in Argentina. Constructed 3D context model and produced final drawings for design competition entry for a library in Helsinki, Finland.

Jan 2012 - Jun 2013

Sand Studios, San Francisco, CA, US, Shop Intern

Assisted with cutting and assembling stainless steel for custom furniture, assembled custom lighting fixtures, and fabricated mock up lighting displays.

Sep 2011 - Dec 2011

Tekne Construction, Encino, CA, US, Contractor's Assistant

Produced various construction administration documents such as contract addenda and subcontractor agreements. Organized and documented financial and legal paperwork.

Mar 2007 - Sep 2008


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2008 - Jun 2013

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