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Alberto Martinez Garcia

Alberto Martinez Garcia

New York, NY, US

 

About 

I am young architect who is very interested in the influence of the urbanism, the infrastructures and the mass society on the architecture, but also in the relation of the geometry and their patterns with the spatial quality of the buildings. In addition to this, I am also interested in the attention for Detail of the projects in terms of design and construction

Employment 

Hidden Architecture magazine, New York, Founder and main editor

http://hiddenarchitecture.blogspot.com.es/

HA attempts to recover any kind of building, project, thought or theory including an important and worthy value from our point of view

Jan 2016 - current
 

The Cooper Union, New York, NY, US, Student Assistant

Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
 

Myo Interiors, Liverpool, GB, Interior Designer

I worked in the Interior Design of several high-ending residential projects from the first concept design to the construction documentation, carrying on several projects under the direct supervision of the director and owner of the company. My task included 2D and 3D Design, technical detail solutions, FFE and material selection, preparation of Mood boards and presentations and meeting consultant and technicians.

Feb 2015 - Aug 2015
 

UN Studio, Amsterdam, NL, Junior Architectural Designer

Main Projects:
• Wilmar International HQ, Shanghai (CN) – schematic design
• Hanwha Headquarter, Building remodeling, Seoul (ROK) – schematic design
• Qatar Integrated Railway Project (QA) – design development
• Raffles City, Hangzhou (CN) – design development interior
• Marina Clubhouse (CN) – concept design

Jul 2013 - Oct 2014
 

EACSN Arquitectos, Madrid, Architectural Assistant

I collaborated with the office EACSN to participate in the competition for a new hospital in Ciudad de David (Panamá). My main tasks were the integration of the building into the landscape, including the public and private circulations; the 3D Model of the hospital for the exterior Renderings (made by an external office); the Interior Renderings, the bioclimatic study of the facade and the technical drawings of the rooms and the facade.

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012
 

Higher Technical School of A, Madrid, Research Assistant

Jan 2012 - Jun 2012
 

Education 

The Cooper Union, New York, NY, US, MArch, Master of Architecture II

Aug 2015 - current
 

Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (ETSAM), Polytéchnic University of Madrid, Madrid, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - Nov 2013
 

Faculdade de arquitectura da Universidade do Porto - FAUP, Porto, Exchange Program

Sep 2009 - Jul 2010
 

IaaC - The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Barcelona, Workshop

Workshop about New Technologies applied to Architecture

May 2009 - May 2009
 

Awards 

XIII SPANISH BIENNALE OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM, 2016, 1st Place

Awarded by the Blog Hidden Architecture within the category of divultgation (Research)

2016
 

THE COOPER UNION SCHOLAR AWARD, 2015, Scholarship

Special academic scholarship

2016
 

5th Edition of the Jump the gap (Roca), Nomination

Shortlisted Project

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills