Michelle Loyola

Michelle Loyola

Seattle, WA, US

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Hi! My name is Michelle Loyola. A soft introduction: I was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. I graduated with my Master's in Architecture at the University of Washington in 2022 and my Bachelor's in Architecture at the University of Texas at Arlington. I have spent a few years working on various project types, including tenant improvements, large multifamily and assisted living developments, and custom single-family projects. 


Urbal Architecture, PLLC, Seattle, WA, US, Design Professional

Developed a wide range of projects differing in scale, ranging from tenant improvements to single-family residences and large-scale independent and assisted living projects. Generated zoning and building code analyses feasibilities and developed assignments from schematic design through early construction. Worked with various city jurisdictions, community, and design reviews to ensure smooth and successful project execution. As well as providing marketing and rendering services and co-managing the firm’s social media platforms.

Jun 2020 - Nov 2023

JHP Architecture + Urban Design, Dallas, TX, US, Architectural Intern

Develop site plans, site analysis and research, project renderings, 3D - models, elevations and material selections, and unit design for multi-family residential apartments. Developed projects and focused on schematic design development.

Jun 2019 - Sep 2020

Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Dallas, TX, US, Intern

Formulated a program through Tableau that organized and visually displayed LRV efficiency within the department of Fleet Engineering. Discussed DART objectives, budget, regulations, etc. with DART Vice Presidents and Executives during workshops.

Aug 2018 - May 2019


University of Washington at Seattle, Seattle, WA, US, MArch, Architecture

The architecture program is committed to preparing students for successful careers in the field. Professional development opportunities, including internships, workshops, and networking events, are integrated into the curriculum. The program has strong connections with industry professionals, providing students with valuable insights and potential career pathways.

The University of Washington's architecture program offers a comprehensive and dynamic educational experience that equips students with the knowledge, skills, and mindset needed to excel in the ever-evolving field of architecture. Through a blend of academic rigor, practical experience, a foundational understanding of construction, and a commitment to innovation, graduates emerge ready to make meaningful contributions to the world of architecture.

Sep 2020 - Jun 2022

The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, US, Bachelors, Architecture

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) architecture program is a dynamic and forward-thinking academic endeavor that prepares students for success in the diverse and evolving field of architecture. Located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, the program at UTA offers a unique blend of academic excellence, hands-on experience, and a commitment to innovation.

Aug 2015 - May 2020

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