Sonia R. Chao

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Resident City: South Miami

Resident State/Province: Florida

Resident Country: United States



No specialties on record


Employer: Sonia R. Chao, Architects

Title: Principal

City: South Miami

State: Florida

Country: United States

Employer: Robert A.M. Stern Architects

Title: Senior Designer & Project Manager

City: New York

State: New York

Country: United States

Employer: We Will Rebuild, University of Miami/Florida International University

Title: Project Administrator

State: Florida

Country: United States

Notes: rebuilding efforts after the devastation caused by hurricane Andrew

Employer: Dade Heritage Trust

Title: Historic Preservation Grant Administrator

State: Florida

Country: United States


No collaborators on record


No apprenticeships on record


Name: The J.M. Kaplan Fund, New York, New York

Description: funded research for Havana: The Caribbean City. A history of urban codes and form

Date Received: January 01, 2002

Name: Miami Center for Urabn Studies (MCUS) Research Grant, University of Miami

Description: funded research for Spanish Precedents to American Town Planning

Date Received: January 01, 2004


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Notable Projects

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Institution: Columbia University

Degree: Master's Degree in Architecture & Building Design

Institution: University of Miami

Degree: Bachelor's Degree in Architecture

Institution: Instituto Universitario di Architettura a Venezia, Venice, Italy

Degree: Certificate

Institution: Academia Hispano-Americana de Bellas Artes, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Degree: Certificate


License: Registered Architect (AR0016262)

Organization: State of Florida

Date Awarded: April 29, 1998

Professional Affiliations

Organization: Latin American Collection, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami

Role: Advisory Board Member

Start Date: January 01, 2001

Publications By

Title: Rebuilding of an American City

Date Published: January 01, 1993

Title: Havana: The Caribbean City. A history of urban codes and form

Publication: Book

Publisher: Ediciones Union

Date Published: January 01, 2008

Title: The Making of Miami Beach 1933-1942: The Architecture of Lawrence Murray Dixon (Editor)

Co-author: Jean-Francois Lejeune, Allan Schulman, Paul Goldberger

Publication: Book

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

Date Published: January 01, 2001

Publications About

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