April Sakai – Senior Designer

April Sakai, LEED AP

Senior Designer

 

With a degree in Architecture from UC Berkeley, this ex-Disney Imagineer has been working as a technical production consultant to Landscape Architects, Architects and Interior Architects in Los Angeles and Las Vegas for over 15 years.

Joining Paul in 2005 she brings strong CAD production skills, plant familiarity and a wealth of knowledge from past projects from hospitality to residential, commercial and public work.

At Disney she most recently worked in California and in Shanghai on the new Shanghai Disney Resort providing site planning and site installation oversight.  April also served as the landscape voice on the City of Glendale Design Review Board for one term and as an officer of many terms and positions for the Association for Women in Architecture and Design.  She is also an active member of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association.

 

When not in front of the computer, April likes to travel and garden while photographing it all for posterity.  So far, she has visited around 30 countries and more than half of the USA in her quest to see all 50 States.