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Chris Villalta Obtains Architectural License

SV Design is pleased to announce that Architectural Designer, Chris Villalta has obtained his architectural license in the state of Massachusetts. Chris joined SV Design’s multi-family and commercial team in 2020. “Chris brings a lot of artistic talent, problem solving skills, and life experiences to the team at SV Design, and we are thrilled that he has chosen to grow his career with us,” Jen Hocherman, Associate Principal at SV Design reports. Chris has a passion for the initial stages of creating designs that represent a vision that neither the client nor the architect can generate alone.

Chris grew up in South Florida and joined the Army after high school. He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2005 through 2006 and Iraq in 2010 as an infantry soldier. Chris holds an Associate of Science Degree in Intelligence Operations from Cochise College, a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Florida International University, a Master of Business Administration in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and a Master of Architecture from Rhode Island School of Design. Chris is also active in the Massachusetts Army National Guard.

Chris volunteers at the Pat Tillman Foundation where he was selected as a 2019 Tillman Scholar among a competitive pool of over 2500 applicants. He also volunteers for RISD’s alumni organization and serves on the facilities board at Montserrat College of Art. In his free time, Chris enjoys exploring different art forms and refining his creative process and hopes this practice will help inform his creative thinking to create more profound and evocative architecture.

SV Design specializes in beautiful and functional architecture and interiors. For more than three decades, SV Design has built a reputation from Boston’s North Shore to the Cape and beyond for residential, institutional, non-profit, academic, and many other community spaces of character and integrity. SV Design’s multidisciplinary team engages closely with clients to identify opportunities, anticipate challenges, and steward projects from site planning to the details of décor.