Taruno Vega

Taruno Vega

La Honda, CA, US




Accomplished architect with extensive experience and expertise in custom residential design and remodel/additions.

Significant background in high-end to economy housing, as well as from high-rise concrete and brick to wood frame buildings.

Broad experience and flexibility across diverse cultures, languages and systems of measurements combined with the ability to work with ease in Imperial or Metric Systems.

Outstanding accuracy and detail oriented free hand drafting and renderings; strong acumen of Building Codes.

Talented and motivated professional with the ability to work with little or no supervision, meeting difficult deadlines and working both independently as well as a part of a team.

Good communication skills, strong work ethic and firm commitment to excellence and integrity.








Larick Alan Hill, Inc, Senior Designer

In charge of Design development, presentation, documentation, and occasional supervision in field, mostly of custom residences, remodels and additions. Proficient in AutoCAD, excellent free hand and detail oriented hand drafting, good knowledge of Building Codes. Good at spotting problem areas for
construction and Public Agencies requirements. Able to work with little, remote or no supervision with most satisfactory performance.
Part-time: 24 to 30 hrs/week.
Currently consulting for this firm in a job-to-job basis.

Feb 1999 - Feb 2008

Planit Right, Head of Design Department

Create and expand Design Department in a design-build company. Buy and customize software (AutoCad 14) for three stations. Client contact, project captain: survey, design and supervise other architect and 2 draftsmen, hand and software drafting; obtain permits and supervision in field.
Full time.

Oct 1997 - Dec 1998

William Churchill, AIA, Project Captain

Custom residential projects. Survey, design development, fast client explanatory renderings, documentation (permit & working drawings), plan checks and occasional supervision in field.
Interact with Spanish speaking contractors (Mexico) and prepare documentations in metric system. Able to work with little, remote or no supervision with most satisfactory performance.
Part-time: 24 to 30 hrs/week)

Jan 1995 - Oct 1997


San Francisco State University, Professional Development in Computer-Aided Design

AutoCad 2010 and 2011, fundamentals, advanced and 3d drawing and modeling.
Autodesk 3d Max Design, fundamentals and advanced.
In Fall taking the 2 last courses of a 6 courses program.

Jan 2010 - current

UC Berkeley Extension, Professional Sequence in Computer-Aided Design

Completed certification (140 graded hours) on Professional Sequence in Computer-Aided Design.
Software: AutoCad r13

Mar 1997 - Dec 1998

San Francisco Institute of Architecture, AutoCad production drawing

Three classes on advanced AutoCad drafting

Jun 1997 - Sep 1997

Universidad de Buenos Aires, BArch, Architecture and Urban Design

Completed 4 years of a 5 years Master program in Architecture and Urban Design

Jan 1961 - Dec 1971

Areas of Specialization