Sara Pena

Sara Pena

Chicago, IL, US



Strong conceptual design and graphic representation skills are one of my strongest skills. I enjoy connecting with people from diverse backgrounds and recognize the value of team-work in bringingdifferent viewpoints to bear.



Codelpa, Santo Domingo, Architectural Project Coordinator

- Prepare information regarding design, specifications, materials and estimated costs
- Keep project documents and drawings up to date
- Meet with suppliers and vendors
- Work directly with clients to select and recommend procedures

Sep 2018 - current

Pierre Yves Rochon, Chicago, Interior Architecture Intern

- Drafted building interiors using Revit and AutoCAD
- Assisted in the development of project renderings
- Worked in the development of technical documentation
- Organized and documented materials library

Jun 2017 - May 2018

GVA Arquitectos, Santo Domingo, Architectural Intern

- Created architecture drawings in AutoCAD
- Researched and assisted in the development of creative concepts
- Attended project meetings and project sites with clients
- Created photomontages for conceptual designs

Mar 2015 - Jun 2015

Dominic Group, Santo Domingo, Architectural Intern

- Drafted architectural drawings in VectorWorks
- Collaborated on a team of 5 on a residential building project
- Designed creative concepts for clients

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014

Codelpa, Santo Domingo, Architectural Intern

- Prepared information regarding design, specifications, materials and equipment for projects
- Supervised construction sites with project engineers
- Tracked floor plan changes
- Assisted in creating company stands for business and commercial fairs

May 2014 - Aug 2014


School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, MArch, Master of Architecture with an Emphasis in Interior Architecture

Sep 2015 - May 2017

Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), Santo Domingo, BArch, Bachelor's Degree in Architecture

Aug 2010 - Jul 2015


Honorable Mention in the 2017 AIA Chicago Award in Architecture Student Competition, Honorable Mention


Areas of Specialization