Alfonso is an Architect & Sust/enabler with a strong interest and experience in the fields of Sustainable Parametrics, Performance-based Design and Solar Form Finding . He is a graduate of the Sustainable Environmental Design program at the Architectural Association in London (2010) as well as of the Master of Architecture program at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture at the University of Houston (2008). He also studied Architecture at the ULA in Venezuela, graduating with honors in 1998.
He is currently part of the EcoServices team at Kirksey Architecture in Houston, where he’s involved in Energy, Daylight & Solar modeling and analysis. He also has collaborated with firms in the US and in Latin America and in 2010, he formed the AEHMKStudio design collaborative together with Mili Kyropoulou, with projects and proposals in Europe, the Americas and Southeast Asia. He is adjunct faculty at the University of Houston's Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, where he co-teaches Environmental Systems with Charles Penland and Rives Taylor. He has also lectured and taught in the US (IBPSA, AIA Houston, IESNA, CATEE), Spain (ETSAM) & Venezuela (ULA) and has written for publications such as the PLEA conference and Cite Magazine. He co-teaches a LEED GA exam prep class with Colley Hodges and Valeriya Bowker.
Since 2012, Alfonso has been involved with the Architectural Association Visiting School Houston INTERSCALESS as a Tutor/Coordinator, together with Victoria Goldstein and Arturo Revilla.
Alfonso is a LEED BD+C accredited professional.
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Just some musings about the intersection between Architectural Design + Sustainability.
Alfonso E. Hernandez is an Architectural Designer + Sust/enabler.