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Sarah Neola Sapone CV
Master’s of Architecture, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, June 2010
Université Paris Sorbonne - Paris IV, Certificate Francais, August 2008
University of California, Berkeley, College of Environmental Design, Bachelors of Fine Arts, Honors in Architecture, May 2006
UM Finance for Real Estate Development Certificate
UM AIAS Chapter President
Faculty Award for Student Service 2004
Initiated Student Art Auction to Benefit : Architecture for Humanity
Grand Tour, Fall Semester Rome, Italy, Greece & Cairo, 2008
Thesis Degree Project: The Pearl Agri-Urban Village: School + Hotel + Residences + Distribution, Kandal Province, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 2010
Linea 5, Inc. Architects, Miami Beach, Florida / Boston, Mass
January 2007 – May 2008
Design, Coordination and Construction of University and Medical related projects from start to finish including Writing Proposals, Architectural and Interior Design Services from Schematic to Construction Documents, Document Coordination with MEP, Obtaining County and City Permits, Construction Administration, Punch List and Closeout.
Castillo Grand, LLC, Ritz Carlton Resort and Residences, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
April 2006 – January 2007
Provided On-Site Facilitation of Building Detail Resolution and Design Direction to Consultants. Project
Management including coordination with Architects, Interior Designers, Contractors, and Owner’s
Consultants. Owner, Architect, Contractor & Close-out to Operator Meetings Participant, Action List Creation, Proposal Evaluation of Consultants for Owner’s Contracts and Tracking to Completion.
Freedman, Tung & Sasaki, San Francisco, California
Urban Designer, Summer 2005
June 2005 - September 2005
Worked with principal, Ellen Greenberg, on Office Park Transportation & Transit Oriented Development Plan & Case Study Report for Hacienda Business Park in Pleasanton, Ca. Hand Rendering Perspectives for Brentwood Blvd, with Principal Hiro Sasaki. Editing Urban Design Specific Plans and Final Drawings for Presentation using AutoCAD, Photoshop & Adobe In-Design and Sketch-Up.
Hong Zhou University of Commerce, Haining & Tonxiang, Zhejiang Province, China
English Teacher, Summer 2004
Engaged Chinese daily life while teaching English to students during a six week timeframe. Traveled to Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Beijing; with subsequent visits to Hong Kong and Shenzhen for five weeks in 2008. Acquired some knowledge of the Mandarin Language.
Rogal + Walsh + Mol, San Francisco & Napa Valley, California
Transit Village Master Plan 2010
June 2002 - August 2002
Assisted Developer, Keith Rogal and his team, on an Environmentally Sustainable Mixed-use Hotel and Residence development, The Carneros Inn and Lodge, in between Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Attended weekly construction management meetings. Learned Development through the owner/client eyes in an entrepreneurial business with team members knowledgeable in ecology, acquisitions, financing, architecture, engineering, construction management, interior design, property management, accounting, marketing and public relations.
Skills: Architectural Services, Writing, Proficient in Autocad 2D and 3D, DataCad, Sketchup, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Design Suite Software, MS Office Software, Powerpoint and Presentation Ability. Project Management and Construction Administration. Mother Tongue is English, French and Italian Capable, working knowledge of Mandarin language.