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Michael Robert Cabrera

Michael Robert Cabrera

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Since I started working in the design & construction industry I have collaborated on a variety of building types, most of them being in the private sector for high-end & luxury clientele.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

PKSB Architects, New York, NY, Project Architect

155 Mercer Street
Dolce & Gabbana's
SoHo Flagship Store

4 Great Jones Street
Madison Realty Capital Projects
Luxury Residential Conversion & Restoration

78 Irving Place
Madison Realty Capital Projects
Luxury Residential Conversion & Restoration

Jul 2015 - current
 

Studio Michael Robert, Brooklyn, NY, US, Founder

May 2011 - current
 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, Visiting Review Critic

Review critic for:

Fall/Spring 2008/2009: 1st Year Studios & Representation
Fall/Spring 2009/2010: 2nd Year Studios
Summer 2010: Pre College Program Assistant Coordinator
Summer 2015: 2nd Year Option Studio Reviews

Aug 2008 - Aug 2015
 

Ismael Leyva Architects, New York, NY, US, Intermediate Architect

389 E 89th Street
Magnum Realty
Luxury Residential Conversion

194 Orchard Street
Magnum Realty
New Mixed-Use Building

Certification in Accessibility Housing Requirements (ADA/FHA)

Dec 2014 - Jul 2015
 

Rafael Viñoly Architects, New York, NY, US, Designer, Marketeer, Archivist

NYUAD
NYU-Al Fattim
Mixed-Use Academic Campus

University of South Carolina: Darla Moore School of Business
USC
New Academic Building

Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Rockefeller University
Research Laboratory Renovation

Protégé for new business for Rafael Viñoly and Partners
Manager of the offsite facility for project archives and models

Jul 2012 - Nov 2014
 

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, Assisting Instructor & Design Researcher

Assisting Instructor:
Fall 2012: An Introduction to Architectural Histroy
Spring 2013: Representation, Computational Tools for Design

Aug 2011 - Jun 2012
 

Hume Coover Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, Junior Architect

Highend luxury residences in Brooklyn and Manhattan:
345 Park Place
25 Elm Street
Rosen Projector Stand Prototype

Jan 2011 - May 2011
 

A+A Design Group, New York, NY, Junior Designer

Interior space planning, CDs, Archiving & Marketing

Oct 2008 - Sep 2009
 

Craig Nealy Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer

Boutique hotels in Trivandrum, Jaipur and Aahmedabad
Master planning for Hinjewadi Township

May 2008 - Aug 2008
 

viaArchitecture - Frederick Biehle and Erika Hinrichs pllc, New York, NY, Intern Architect

Small scale residential CDs

Jan 2008 - Mar 2008
 

Education 

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, MArch, Post-Professional

Specialty in Discourse & Tools for Design Education

Accolades: Design Tactics and the Informalized City Symposium, Teaching Assistant, John Hartell Graduate Award, AAP Department Award, Study Abroad: Two week retreats: Seoul Korea 2011 & Berlin 2012

Jun 2011 - May 2012
 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Graduate with Honors & Outstanding Merit

Accolades: Pratt Pre-College, Pratt Circle Award, Atkinson Memorial Fund, Junge Memorial Scholarship, Amy Coe Grant, Distinguished Design Awards 2009-2011, Pratt InProcess Publication 12,13,14, Dean’s List 2009-2011, President’s List 2006-2008, Semester Abroad 2010 in Rome, Italy, 2 week retreat Berlin 2009.

Aug 2006 - May 2011
 

Awards 

Pratt Circle, Award

Pratt Institute Alumni Distinction

2011
 

AAP Award: Cornell University, Scholarship

Cornell University 2011-2012

2011
 

John Hartell Graduate Award, Scholarship

Cornell University 2011-2012

2011
 

Cornell University Teaching Assistantship, Scholarship

Associate level privileges to resources for research, study and mentoring.

2011
 

Amy Coe Grant, Grant

Pratt Institute, 2008

2008
 

Junge Memorial Scholarship, Scholarship

Pratt Institute, 2007

2007
 

Pratt Grant, Scholarship

Pratt Institute, 2006-2011

2006
 

Atkinson Memorial Scholarship, Scholarship

Pratt Institute, 2006

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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