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Sara Segura

Sara Segura

Cambridge, MA, US

 
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About 

I am a committed, versatile and perceptive designer on the path to architectural registration. Agile and systems-oriented with 9+ years of practical experience, I am looking to grow professionally and enrich the built environment through the
thoughtful and refined execution of design intent.

For inquiries, please email me at hello@sarasegura.com.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Dahlin Group Architecture Planning, Pleasanton, CA, US, Designer/Drafter I

Completed design development and construction documents in Revit for two townhomes and fifteen single-family dwelling variations as part of a large-scale residential development. Coordinated remotely with the project manager, another designer, and MEP consultants to ensure timely delivery of DD and CD sets. Researched and retained the iterative framework for the overall development to expedite and inform its execution

Mar 2021 - Jul 2021
 

R+Co, Miami, FL, US, Design Consultant

Through the creation of promotional and instructional media in both print and digital formats, I assisted R+Co in preparing for their launch of R+Co Bleu, a new product line focused on sustainability.

Oct 2020 - Mar 2021
 

Core Theory, Inc., San Francisco, CA, US, Co-Founder, Chief Creative Officer

Core Theory is a public-benefit software company. Within our first year of operations, we established partnerships with B Lab as a Certified B-Corp Pending company, 1% for the Planet, and the UNFCCC. We also became a net-zero emissions company and developed a philanthropic crowdfunding and investment program called SEED to develop our first product, acquiring partnerships with the Land Institute, Pacific Forest Trust, Wild Salmon Center, and SAVE.

Dec 2018 - Oct 2020
 

FreelandBuck, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Intern

Over the course of two summer internships, I led the DD, CD, and CA phases for a residential addition in Los Angeles, becoming the primary contact point for both the client and the contractor.

May 2017 - Jul 2017
 

FreelandBuck, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Intern

See above.

May 2016 - Jul 2016
 

Mayes Office, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

May 2015 - Aug 2015
 

Education 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Masters, MLA I AP

I chose to pursue a Master of Landscape Architecture degree to better design for living and dynamic systems. Currently, I am part of LatinGSD and Womxn in Design, organizations within the GSD. These organization are critical to diversity and inclusion in design and represent major aspects of who I am as a designer.

Sep 2021 - current
 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Undergraduate Program

With a strong focus on digital design technologies, my education at SCI-Arc was a rewarding experience. During my studies, I interned at various award-winning firms and received awards for my academic work, including a 2018 Thesis Merit Prize and 1st Place in Sun-Cal's Flat Figures competition in 2015. I also served as the 2018 Editor-in-Chief for Underscore's fourth publication, HB+C, and as Academic Councilor for the Bachelor's program at SCI-Arc from Fall 2017 to Spring 2018..

Sep 2013 - Sep 2018
 

Awards 

Harvard GSD Dean's Scholarship, Scholarship

2021
 

Thesis Merit Prize, Honorable Mention

2020
 

Editor-in-Chief for Underscore, Student Architecture Journal, Nomination

2018
 

SCI-Arc Scholarship, Scholarship

2017
 

SCI-Arc Scholarship, Scholarship

2016
 

SCI-Arc Scholarship, Scholarship

2015
 

SunCAL - Flat Figures Competition, 1st Place

2015
 

Merry Norris Scholarship, Scholarship

2014
 

SCI-Arc Scholarship, Scholarship

2014
 

SCI-Arc Scholarship, Scholarship

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills