MR Architecture + Decor, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect
Assisted project managers in all duties of the design and construction of high-end residential projects. Coordinated with contractors, consultants and manufacturers on a daily basis. Conducted comprehensive surveys of existing site conditions. Collaborated in the development and production of drawings and documents for construction and permit reviews. Assisted in the selection of material palettes and specifications. Produced highly customized millwork and architectural details using AutoCAD, SketchUp and Rhino.
University of California, Berkeley, Graduate Student Instructor and Researcher
Assisted in an evaluation of tools and methods for conceptual estimating used, within the framework of Target Value Design, to evaluate capital costs from architectural program, site characteristics and performance criteria.
Taught a weekly 3 hour computer lab section with 28 students which gave support to the Graduate and undergraduate 4 unit course on Introduction to Structures for Architects. Collaborated with instructors to write and evaluate assessment material.
Boulder Associates, Inc., Architecture Intern
Developed mastery in Revit through the collaboration with firm principals in architecture & interior design projects, including schematic, design development and construction documentation. Produced renderings and graphical marketing material for presentations.
University of California, Berkeley, 3D Fabrication Lab Assistant
Collaborated with students to promote the creative use of CADCAM technologies (laser cutter/3D printer).
Sifontes Group, Architecture Intern
Completed design development of studio project in collaboration with firm principal.
Manuel Bermudez Architects, Architecture Intern
Performed on-site research, surveys and as-builts for four urban renewal projects. Produced analysis of infrastructure, landmarks and public spaces using AutoCad, Illustrator and Photoshop. Collaborated in the schematic phase of intervention proposals.
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, MArch, Architecture
University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, US, Bachelors, Architecture
Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, ES, Bachelors, Architecture
Study Abroad Program in History and Urbanism Studies
Minority Community Design Fellowship, Award
The Minority Community Design Program Fellowship was established in 1995 in memory of Professor of Architecture Ken Simmons. Professor Simmons was known and loved for his work in equal rights, urban planning, and community development. The Minority Community Design Program Fellowship honors his efforts and vision of diversity at CED by supporting students pursuing a career in community design.
Malcolm Reynolds Prize, Award
This prize is supported by an endowment made to the architecture department by Malcolm Reynolds, a noted Bay Area architect and graduate of UC Berkeley. It is awarded to incoming Master of Architecture students based on demonstrated excellence in the skills of an architect.
Fondo Juan Marqués Mera, Grant
This traveling grant was established by the Architect Juan Marqués Mera with the purpose of providing opportunities of academic formation through the direct contact of architecture students with other cities, cultures and architecture works.
Research topic: “Urban Transformations in Paris: from Haussmann’s Plan to Le Grand Paris.”