Professional Profile: Olivia Arcara 2017

Olivia Arcara - 2017

Name: Olivia Arcara - 2017

Title: Architectural Designer

Company: Carmina Wood Morris, DPC

Location: 487 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14203

Birthplace: Buffalo, NY

College: Masters in Architecture, University at Buffalo

First job unrelated to your current field: Greenhouse

First job in current field: Intern architect

What your firm does now and its plans for the future?:CWM is a multi-disciplinary architecture, engineering and interior design firm providing a wide range of professional design services specializing in mixed use, commercial, multifamily, hospitality, healthcare, preservation and adaptive reuse projects. Our plan in the future is to continue to work with motivated clients on challenging and rewarding projects for our region and beyond.

Hobbies: Cooking, stained glass artist, hiking

Favorite novel: “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams

Favorite film: “Meet Me In St Louis”

Keys to success: Ambition, determination, time management

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Minoru Yamasaki 

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be?:A chef/restaurant owner