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Sonya Chao

Sonya's professional background includes extensive design experience in all aspects of cultural, commercial and residential projects in renowned offices like CRAB in London, RUR, Studio Libeskind, and Rockwellgroup in New York. During her career, she has played a critical role in the design of towers and conceptual projects, and she has acted as project manager for ultra lux resort projects and entertainment complexes.

Sonya believes in the interdisciplinary approach across different arts, and her interests in architecture extend beyond building design and encompass object, furniture and interior design. She is a licensed architect in New York. 

Born in Taiwan and raised in Mexico and the US, Sonya received her Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Princeton University and a Master of Architecture Degree from Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Victor Alavedra

Victor received his Master of Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, and he has complemented his studies with courses at KTH in Sweden and Harvardx in both design and computer science. He is a registered architect in the UK and Spain.

Settled in New York, he has been part of the design management teams for a number of multidisciplinary offices including Studio Libeskind and WeWork. Over the years, he took on the roles of design strategist for large budget office towers and architecture manager for residential projects.

Victor has been featured in architecture media through interviews and built work in Spain and is currently a correspondent member of the Catalan Association of Architects in New York.



Alavedra Chao Architecture Office

New York City

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