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Diana Peña - Tees

Diana Peña - Tees

Oceanside, CA, US

 

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About 

DIANA TEES
PhD.  Architectural Construction, Restoration, and Rehabilitation.
Polytechnic University of Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain 2012
Architect.  National University of Colombia
Bogotá, Colombia 1994
dianamaritzap@yahoo[dot]com
 

Skills

- Lightweight and Fabric-Based Structures.
- Complex 3D structural modeling/analysis including AutoCAD, WinTess, and EasyCAD.
- Lack of fear, ability to work both independently and with a team, and deep knowledge base.

 

Background

- Lightweight-Structures Fellowship: ILEK Institute, Stuttgart, Germany.
- PhD: UPC Barcelona, Lightweight Structures (tensegrity)
under the direction of Josep I. Llorens and Ramon Sastre.
- Conference presentions: China, Germany, Italy, Spain, Chile, Venezuela, and Colombia.
- Published: IASS, IJSS, Cimne, Tensinet, and SEWC.

 

Experience


Stuttgart - Germany (2012)
-ILEK Institute – University of Stuttgart - Fellowship: “Lightweight Structures”.


Barcelona - Spain (2001-2011)
-Freelance (2010-2011).  - Collaboration in UPC with Architect Ramon Sastre on textile architecture
projects and workshops including performing lightweight-structure design and analyses.
- Collaboration with Architect Martin Oliu designing hotels in Shanghai, China.
La Velería de Vilanova i la Geltrú (2009).  Consulted on textile-architecture projects.
C.97 Arquitectes i Associats (2006-2009).  Design projects for hotels, houses,
gyms and general-architectural rehabilitation.
RP Grup Montserrat Pérez (2004-2005).  Installation projects: houses, schools,
retirement homes, and industrial settings.
ETSAB–UPC (2001-2004).  Collaborator - Department of Architectural Construction with Alrun Jimeno.


Bogotá - Colombia (1994-2000)
- National University of Colombia: design of new buildings and social-housing projects.
- Collaborated on urbanism projects, public space, housing, and rehabilitation projects.


Publications and Conferences
“Introduction to Structural Membranes”
“Introduction to the World of Tensegrity”
“Application of Tensegrity Principles in Tensile-Textile Constructions”
“Formfinding and Structural Analysis of a Tensegrity Dome”
“Tensegrity Dome for a Sports Arena”


Awards
Techtextil Frankfurt - Germany (2011).  Second place in the category of Macro-architecture:  
“Textile Structures For New Building 2011”

  

Elsewhere:

Employment 

ILEK Institute – University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, DE, Phd Research

Phd reseracher in lightweight structures.

Mar 2012 - Nov 2012
 

Education 

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, ES, PhD, Architectural Construction, Restoration, and Rehabilitation

Architectural Construction, Restoration, and Rehabilitation.
New Technologies - Lightweight Structures.

Feb 2005 - Sep 2012
 

Awards 

Techtextil Frankfurt - Germany (2011). Second place in the category of Macro-architecture: “Textile Structures For New Building 2011”, 2nd Place

Techtextil Frankfurt - Germany (2011). Second place in the category of Macro-architecture:
“Textile Structures For New Building 2011”

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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