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  • Bachelor of Architecture, CAED California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo 

Paolo (Pao) Pelagio 

Associate 1 – Production Manager




Pao has six years of combined professional training in federal planning and residential architecture. Often partnered with small teams, Pao is a translator of ideas: He listens and distills group input into presentation graphics tailored for stakeholders. He has contributed his design skills to space and industrial utilization studies, site and facility-level phasing plans, and producing in-person and online workshops in response to COVID-19. He also supports the federal planning team by producing IDIQ proposals, construction documents, and 3D graphic renderings. 

Pao’s professional interests include diversifying the architecture and planning scene, researching architectural technology trends, and computer-based art production.

  • Bachelor of Architecture, CAED California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo 

Get To Know Paolo

What’s the most inspiring part of your job? Part 1: Being involved in a special project with problems bound in strict parameters, then somehow creating a clever solution. Part 2: Seeing that plan implemented. 

What are you happiest doing when you’re not working? I’m happy when I’m taking care of my collection of 70+ rare tropical plants. I’m happiest when I’m able to propagate and share them with friends and family. 

If you could have a conversation with anyone throughout history, who would it be? I would convince Amy Winehouse to go to rehab. She was an irreplaceable talent.