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Angel Vila, C.S.I.

Angel Vila, C.S.I.
Architect, R. S. Herman Architects

Mr. Vila has more than 20 years of international and domestic professional experience in urban design, architecture, programming, planning, facilities design and construction management.   His architectural experience encompasses commercial, industrial, institutional and residential designs. Mr. Vila leads the efforts of R. S. Herman Architects’ staff, including responsibility for complete project delivery, specifications, and coordination of mechanical, electrical and structural systems and equipment. 

Education

  • University of Veracruz, Bachelor in Architecture
  • University of California at Los Angeles, Graduate studies in Architecture at the School of Architecture & Urban Planning
  • Registered Architect: Mexico 

Partial Project List
(Work not with R. S. Herman Architects)

Commercial

  • Beverly Center Food Court, Los Angeles, California
  • Galaxia Banquet Halls, Boca del Rio, Mexico
  • Hamburger Hamlet Restaurants: new stores, remodels and additions
  • Johnny Rockets: prototype, site adaptations, new stores, remodels and additions
  • KB Development: shopping center addition and remodel Long Beach, California
  • Koala Bleu Stores: new store and remodels, Corte Madera, Carmel and Los Angeles, California 
  • Lyon’s Restaurants: prototype, site adaptations, remodels and additions
  • McDonald’s: site adaptations, remodels and additions
  • Malibu Jack’s: site adaptation, Los Angeles, California
  • Porcelanosa Tile Showrooms, West Hollywood, California
  • Shakey’s Pizza: site adaptations and remodels
  • Sizzler restaurants: prototypes, site adaptations, remodels and additions

Industrial

  • Carwash building, Universal Studios, Universal City, California
  • Grip and set lighting building, Universal Studios, Universal City, California 
  • Machine shops, Laguna Verde Nuclear Plant, Laguna Verde, Mexico
  • New port facilities, Veracruz, Mexico
  • Truck and car garage building, Universal Studios, Universal City, California

Institutional

  • Building Department satellite office for L. A. County, Universal Studios, Universal City, California
  • Electrical Department building, Universal Studios, Universal City, California 
  • Fire station, Boca del Rio, Mexico
  • Laguna Verde Nuclear Plant Visitor’s Resort, Laguna Verde, Mexico
  • Motion Picture Group offices remodel, Universal Studios, Universal City, California
  • Pirate Radio, radio station, Culver City, California
  • Producer bungalow for Demi Moore, Universal Studios, Universal City, California
  • Producer bungalow for Danny DeVito, Universal Studios, Universal City, California
  • Producer bungalow for Michael Lobell, Universal Studios, Universal City, California
  • Producer bungalows for Dreamworks Entertainment, Universal Studios, Universal City, California
  • Saint Martin of Toors Catholic Church, Boca del Rio, Mexico 
  • Sega Entertainment group offices, Universal Studios, Universal City, California
  • Valley State Bank, Woodland Hills, California
  • Wasserman Building offices remodel, Universal Studios, Universal City, California

Nuclear Facilities

  • Machine shops, Laguna Verde Nuclear Plant, Laguna Verde, Mexico

Residential

  • Hamid Banafsheha residence, Los Angeles, California
  • Hamid Banafsheha residence (second residence), Los Angeles, California
  • Fraccionamiento Galaxia residential development, Boca del Rio, Mexico
  • Hammati residence remodel, Los Angeles, California
  • Michael Kaboud residence remodel, Los Angeles, California
  • Dr. Bernard Lewinsky residence, Beverly Hills, California 
  • Moctezuma Breweries’ director residence, Orizaba, Mexico
  • Deborah Sheldon residence, Los Angeles, California
  • Tres Puertas residential development, Orizaba, Mexico
  • Veracruz Norte residential development, Veracruz, Mexico 
  • Villa Rica Golf Club weekend house, Alvarado, Mexico

Resort Facilities

  • Laguna Verde Nuclear Plant Visitor’s Resort, Laguna Verde, Mexico

Theme Parks

  • Arabian Coast, Disneyseas. Tokyo, Japan
  • Caldera Disneyseas. Tokyo, Japan
  • Fortress, Disneyseas. Tokyo, Japan
  • Indy Jones, Disneyseas. Tokyo, Japan
  • Journey to the Center of Earth, Disneyseas. Tokyo, Japan
  • Mermaid Lagoon, Disneyseas. Tokyo, Japan
  • Vulcania, Disneyseas.  Tokyo, Japan 

Publications

Housing Typology in the Coastal Areas of Veracruz, study commissioned by Instituto Nacional de Desarrollo Xalapa, Mexico, 1979