Luis Alava

Luis Alava

Las Vegas, Nevada

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Hello, I'm Luis! 

I'm a highly motivated and determined creative designer, whose approach to multiple projects has led to excellent results. I’m currently seeking a position in the architecture/design field to expand my knowledge and potentially advance & grow professionally.



Elizabeth Yanev Interiors, LLC, Reno, Nevada, US, Freelancer

-Worked on the remodeling of residential properties in Reno, Nevada, and New York City.
-Provided design ideas and constructed blueprints such as floor plans, furniture plans, exterior/interior elevations, and mill-work drawings for the interior spaces.
-Worked closely with the designer to meet the deadlines and made sure everything was ready for submission.

Mar 2021 - current

R.A. Stinson & Associates, INC., New York, NY, US, Freelancer

-Developed and organized DOB construction, & plumbing sets for multiple projects in New York City & Long Island.
-Developed renderings for exterior renovations and additions to existing structures using multiple programs such as AutoCAD, Rhino & Lumion.
-Constructed floor plans for existing conditions, proposed plans, electrical plans, and RCPs. As well as interior and exterior elevations, sections and details.
-Worked closely with the architect to meet the deadlines and made sure everything was ready for submission.

Jun 2020 - current


New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, Architecture Technology

GPA: 3.895 | Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Dean’s List; 2018, 2019, 2020
Highest Academic Achievement: Chester Gerber Memorial Award 2020
Architectural League’s Mentor Program | Mentee

Aug 2017 - Jun 2021

City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Science

Aug 2006 - Jul 2017


Chester Herber Memorial Award, Award

Highest Academic Achievement


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