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Rafael Delgado Sepúlveda

Rafael Delgado Sepúlveda

San Juan, PR, US

 

About 

Certified Architect-in-Training with great skills in urban design and mixed use development, sustainable architecture and passive technologies that both enhance and complement new and existing structures. Highly knowledgeable and keenly interested in construction process, restorative and reuse design, sustainable materials, renewable energy systems, permaculture and industrial design. An analytical thinker; acknowledged for research and investigative talents, inventive and imaginative solutions, and communication capabilities. Focused, creative, and systematic in approach to problem solving.

Technology Snapshot – AutoCAD, Revit Architecture 2011, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Sketch Up, Rhino 4.0, Maxwell Render and Microsoft Office.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Recurso Ciudad, San Juan, PR, US, Junior Architect

By aspiring to instill a building reuse and recycling mentality, recurso: CIUDAD deviates from traditional design, construction, or remodeling business models by committing to pay close attention to building preservation potential, functionality improvement, Universal Design, construction materials sources, and debris destination management, as well as energy efficiency, water conservation, and integrated landscape solutions, while maximizing the return of the client’s capital investments.

We believe that the city and its components must be thought of as renewable resources. We believe in restoring, repairing, reusing and rehabilitating spaces. We want to make the most out of the places we inhabit and experience every day: houses, streets, office buildings, schools and parks.

Mar 2014 - current
 

Freelance Designer, San Juan, PR, US, Rafael Delgado Sepúlveda AIT

Demonstrate experimental curiosity, high level of technical proficiency and design developing and selling concepts for home use products including furniture design, kitchen cabinets, and most recently wine goblets with the intent of marketing design for industrial production. In addition provide designs services such as graphic design, interior design and decoration.

May 2009 - current
 

Adaptable Paths, San Juan, PR, US, Designer/Graphic Designer/Researcher

In collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce of the south region of Puerto Rico and other private and public agencies, weconveyed an exhaustive research of its most important assets. Its purpose was to generate a document that combines written andgraphic design techniques to highlight the regional assets and territorial identity of the south.

In addition, I also collaborated with the developement of the master plan design for two coastal regions in Isabela, a municipality on the northwest part of Puerto Rico.

Mar 2011 - Jun 2011
 

Education 

Escuela de Arquitectura Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2007 - May 2009
 

Escuela de Arquitectura Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, US, BArch, Environmental Design

Aug 2002 - May 2007
 

Awards 

Sierra Cardona y Ferrer (SCF) and UPR Student Competition, 1st Place

Sierra Cardona y Ferrer (SCF) and UPR Student Competition for 3rd Year Architecture Students: Driven by energy efficiency, designed terrace for mixed-use property with building integrated vegetation, passive ventilation and natural illumination.

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

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