Friday, June 20, 2014

Melina Soto, Intern Architect

Melina Soto is a versatile designer with strong graphic skills and interests that span from architectural design to fine arts.  Her experience includes various tenant improvement for large Property Managers in Clark County as well as large companies such as Republic Services.

At Anne Johnson, AIA, clients’ projects benefit from Soto’s expertise in architectural design, great understanding of spatial qualities and a rich backgound in design-build process.  Melina has been with the firm since 2013.

A graduate of University of Nevada Las Vegas, Soto went on to achieve a Master of Architecture degree at the University of Utah.   During this time, as a student with Studio 23, Soto completed a 1,000 square feet design-build residential project including construction with recycled and renewable materials and passive solar system to accommodate a  family on the Navajo Reservation.  Following graduation, she went on to be a project administrator with a local construction firm, completing multiple commercial tenant improvements.  As an architectural intern at Anne Johnson, AIA, Soto is applying her multiple talents and organizational skills to projects in the government and public housing sectors, including the City of Henderson security upgrades and a community center remodel for the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority.

Her positive attitude and great people skills make her an exceptional asset to the firm.  In her free time, Soto enjoys traveling, the arts and active sports like rugby.