Paulina Benavides

Paulina Benavides

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Rios Clementi Hale, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer - Architecture

Interior renovation of commercial spaces from
schematic design through construction administration.
Custom furniture design and shop coordination.
High end residence schematic design through construction documents, including drawing submittal to the city. Coordination with consultants and clients presentations.
Site planning, conceptual design, visualization and presentation booklets design for corporate retreat project.

Sep 2018 - current

Standard Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Schematic and concept design for several,
ground-up residential and retail projects.
Design development, Plan Check submittal and production of construction documents for high end residential projects. 3D Modeling , visualization and realistic renderings.

Sep 2016 - Sep 2018

ASTVDIO, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

CAD drafting
Drawing of Construction documents
In charge of selecting and ordering materials and fixtures.
Interior design of residential renovations

May 2014 - Aug 2014


Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Bachelors, Architecture/Lanscape/Interiors

Graduated with Honors - B.F.A. in Architecture/Landscape/Interiors

Dean's List 2015

Aug 2014 - May 2016

Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, VE, Architecture and Urbanism

Admitted in position 15 out of 2,000 applicants.

Studied architecture and urbanism for 3 years. Transferred to Otis College of Art and Design because of the political crisis in Venezuela and temporary closure of the University.

Sep 2011 - Dec 2013


IIDA So Cal, 2nd Place

So Cal Design Charette


Excellence in Design Award, 1st Place

Excellence in Design Award given to the best project in the Studio. Fall 2015


Areas of Specialization