Daniel Montes-Santamaria

Daniel Montes-Santamaria

New York, NY, US


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Laguarda.Low Architects, LLC, New York, NY, US, Intermediate Architect - Project Designer

Develop SD packages and oversee DD and construction documents for retail and mixed use projects

Jul 2014 - Dec 2014

RTKL Associates Inc., Beijing, CN, Architectural and Urban Designer

Developed CD, DD and CD for architectural, urban design and planning projects
Conducted site visits and presentations for clients
Coordinated architectural projects in China for other RTKL offices

Jan 2011 - Jan 2014

AECOM, Guangzhou, CN, Urban Designer

Developed urban design and masterplanning documents for high-end and big scale projects
Participated at international high profile competitions

Aug 2010 - Dec 2011

Daniel O'Connor Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Conducted several interior design projects: restaurants, residential, retail
Developed SD, DD and CD documents, filed projects for NYC Department of Buildings (ALT1, ALT2, PA)

Jan 2010 - Jul 2010

VOLIDO, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Developed multifamily residential and urban design proposals, researched Real Estate investment
Developed SD, DD and CD documents, contacted with clients and vendors, visited construction site

Jul 2009 - Dec 2009

Abel Enguita Puebla, Madrid, ES, Architectural Intern

Participated at International Competition Urban Redevelopment of AZCA, Madrid (awarded 2nd Prize)
and International Competition International Congress and Conventions Center of Madrid

Jul 2006 - Jan 2007

Alberto Campo Baeza, Madrid, ES, Architectural Intern

Assisted with development and design of projects, CAD drawing, renderization, model making

Jul 2005 - Aug 2005


LEED GA - US Green Building Council, New York, NY, US, LEED GA

Jan 2013 - May 2013

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Architecture and Urban Design

Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design GSAPP, Columbia University, NYC

Jul 2008 - May 2009

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, ES, MArch, Arquitecto

Bachelor and Master of Architecture (Honors degree) ETSAM, Universidad Politécnica, Madrid
Registered Architect in Spain (COAM Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid)

Oct 2002 - May 2008


Madrid State County Scholarships for High Academical-performance Students (4 years), Scholarship

Madrid State County Scholarships for High Academical-performance Students (obtained the Scholarship 4 consecutive years)


Areas of Specialization 


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