Sabra Zacharias, MIES, Associate IALD

Sabra joined Auerbach Glasow as a project manager and designer in 2006.  She has been involved in numerous projects including commercial office spaces, theatres, museums, educational facilities, restaurants and wineries. Sabra has extensive experience working in the United States and internationally, utilizing her comprehensive design and management skills.

Prior to joining Auerbach Glasow, Sabra was a lighting designer at a distinguished MEP firm in San Francisco. Before moving to San Francisco in 2005, she was a lighting designer with a prominent lighting design firm in London, England where she was a project manager for many international projects including airports, city master plans, high-end hotels and residences, office spaces, shopping centers and casinos located in countries such as Cyprus, Spain, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.

Selected Project Experience
  • 500 Pine Street, Corporate Offices, San Francisco, California
  • 901 Market Street Façade, San Francisco, California
  • 1500 Page Street, Low Income Housing, San Francisco, California
  • 1880 Pine Street, Senior Housing, San Francisco, California
  • Anderson Collection at Stanford University, Exhibition Lighting, Stanford, California
  • Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • Boston University, Production Center and Joan and Edgar Booth Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts
  • California Academy of Sciences, Academy Café and The Moss Room Restaurant, San Francisco, California
  • Coldstream Master Plan Report, Schematic Design, Truckee, California
  • Confidential Client, Building 20 Executive Center, Palo Alto, California
  • Confidential Client, EC + EBC Annex, Palo Alto, California
  • DreamWorks Animation, Redwood City, California
  • Ericsson Mediaroom and Ericsson Silicon Valley, Santa Clara, California
  • Hunters View Redevelopment Parcels 4, 5 and 6, San Francisco, California
  • La Jota Winery, Angwin, California
  • Musical Instrument Museum, through Construction Documentation, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Park City Historical Society and Museum, Park City, Utah
  • Pixar Animation Studios, Brooklyn Building, Emeryville, California
  • Resolute Wine Bar, San Francisco, California
  • Salesforce Transit Center, San Francisco, California
  • Samsung Secho Boardroom, Seoul, Korea
  • Sansome and Broadway Family Housing, San Francisco, California
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Redesign, Wattis Theatre and Retail Store, San Francisco, California
  • San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building, San Francisco, California
  • The Presidio Theater, San Francisco, California
  • The Walt Disney Family Museum Site and Administration Building, San Francisco, California
  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law South Addition, Berkeley, California
Education
  • Master of Arts, Parsons School of Design, Architectural Lighting
  • Bachelor of Arts, Washington State University, Interior Design with a minor in Fine Arts
Professional Affiliations
  • Illuminating Engineering Society
  • Associate Member of the International Association of Lighting Designers
  • Institution of Lighting Engineers, United Kingdom
Professional Activities
  • Lecturer – San Jose State University, 2013 to present
  • Head of the IESNA San Francisco Chapter Illumination Awards Committee, 2007 – 2015
  • Board of Managers – Illuminating Engineering Society of North America San Francisco Chapter, 2006 – 2014
  • Visiting Lecturer – Fashion Institute of Technology, 1999 – 2001
  • Visiting Lecturer -Parsons School of Design, 1999 – 2001
  • Guest Juror- Parsons School of Design, 1999 – 2001