Lena Larionova

Lena Larionova

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Innovative designer who seeks to grow and thrive in architecture.
Effectively collaborates with team, clients and partners to devise design development, content, programming, site and building analysis, project cost and feasibility, construction documents and contract negotiations.
Has extensive command of digital techniques. 


Lewin Wertheimer Architect, Venice, CA, US, Junior Designer

Pre-design, schematic design, design development and construction documents phases for Santa Monica canyon residence remodeling;
Design development and construction documents phases for Hollywood Hills single-family residence renovation;
Design development and construction documents phases for Pacific Palisades residence remodeling;
Pre-design and schematic design phases for Santa Monica Ocean Park and Arroyo Grande single-family residences.

Oct 2017 - Mar 2019

Ball-Nogues Studio, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

Fabrication process of Atrium Suspension for Rivergate Tower, Tampa, Florida

Aug 2017 - Oct 2017

Coy Howard and Company, Venice, CA, US, Intern

Light fixture design development;

Oct 2016 - Jul 2017

Roto Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

Site Analysis, Design Development and Construction Documentation for The Kohala Center for research, conservation, and education, Kohala, Hawaii;
Independent research.

Oct 2015 - Dec 2015

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Teaching Assistant in Architectural Cultures

Grading and roll-taking;
Individual work with students.

Jan 2015 - May 2015

Self-Employed, Moscow, Russian Federation, Interior Design

Schematic design;
Design development;
Coordination of construction work;
Production of shop drawings for furniture fabrication.

Jul 2010 - May 2013

Forum Goszakaz, Moscow, Russian Federation, Project Manager

Management of consistent and integrated implementation of forum initiatives

Jan 2010 - May 2010

Lukoil Aero, Moscow, Russian Federation, Jurist Assistant. Proprietary Interest Department

Preparation for arbitration;
Response to claims;
Regulatory inquiries and document production requests;
Legal Research;
Compilation of Information on Cases.

Jan 2008 - May 2008


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Graduate Degree (NAAB, WASC)

- Design Studio
- Strategies of Representation
- Material Lab
- Analog and Digital Fabrication
- Innovative fabrication methodologies and new building systems
- Environmental studies
- Cultural studies

Oct 2013 - Oct 2016

Detali School of Design, Moscow, Interior Design

Strategies of Representation in Perspective Drawing, Interior and Object Field

Aug 2008 - Mar 2009

Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russian Federation, Juris Doctor, International Law

- Comparative Study of Legal Systems of Foreign States
- Advanced Issues in International Commercial Law
- International Corporate Finance
- Financial Markets and Legal Aspects of International Financial Regulation
- Completed thesis written on legal issues of Obligatory Medical Insurance

Oct 2003 - Jul 2008


SCI-Arc Merit Graduate Thesis, Award

In recognition of an outstanding graduate thesis


Beijing Cityvision, Other

Seventh Place


Areas of Specialization