Sara Harpole

Sara Harpole

Houston, TX, US



Sara is a fourth year pursuing a Bachelors of Architecture degree at The University of Texas at Austin. Her interests in Italian design, urbanism, and culture led her to enlist in the Study in Italy program this past fall. Sara’s studies center on opportunities to create economic and environmental sustainability. She spends her free time painting watercolor landscapes and would love to send you one.



Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, TX, US, Web Content Assistant

Reorganized website information utilizing Wordpress and Divi Builder
Researched and displayed native ecology of central Texas
Analyzed copy for editing and formatting clarifications

Mar 2017 - May 2017

UTSOA Technology Research & Integration Group, Austin, TX, US, Service Desk Assistant

Maintained and operated fabrication machinery including four plotters, three printers, two 3D printers, three laser cutters, and a CNC Knife
Assisted and trained faculty and students with fabrication machinery and architectural software
Facilitated the implementation of digital fabrication techniques in over 15 designs

Sep 2016 - Dec 2016

HKS, Inc, Dallas, TX, US, Architectural Intern

Over the course of three summers:
Prepared design development phase on a 31 story, $318M mixed use, hotel and residential, building in Louisville, KY
Developed construction documents for mock ups of hotel guest rooms
Created adjustable families in Revit for standardization of use across 1,200 employee firm
Organized hospitality marketing material into database
Corresponded competently with teams of two to twelve and external consultants
Surveyed on-site issues and construction process

Jul 2013 - Aug 2015


The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2014 - current


Texas Department of Insurance General Lines, Property & Casualty Agent License, Other


Brandon Shaw Memorial Scholarship Recipient, Scholarship

ID# 11168734


LEED Green Associate, Other

ID# 11168734


Halliburton Scholar for the Texas Business Foundations Summer Institute, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization