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Santiago Ortega

Santiago Ortega

Bogotá, CO

 

About 

With over eight (8) years of experience in architectural design and construction in United States and Colombia, familiar with experimental and advanced design. I have exceptional skills in planning, interior design, detailing, and coordinating projects. My excellent communication, problem-solving and leadership skills, combined with my knowledge of engineering and architectural codes, make me a highly valuable employee and team leader. 

Employment 

ESCALAR, Bogotá, CO, Project Architect

•Residential Condominium Santa Barbara Alta 37.975 Sq Ft.
20 Apartments, 8 townhouses.

Prepare information and presentations regarding design, specifications, materials and equipment.
Direct the production of construction documents, drawings and specifications
Review architectural documents for potential conflict with other disciplines.
Supported and assisted lead architect in all phases of the project.

Jun 2011 - current
 

SANTIAGO ORTEGA ARCHITECT, Bogotá, CO, Architect

Own design and construction firm.

Responsible for all phases of the project; planning and design from initial place visit to building and sketching.
Create custom architectural designs according to client's demand.

Projects:
Buitrago Apartment – Renovation 345 Sq Ft
Gutierrez Apartment– Renovation 700 Sq Ft
Symmetry Office– Renovation 150 Sq Ft
Ortega Roldan Offices – Renovation 300 Sq Ft

Jan 2009 - current
 

Wilson and Associates, New York, NY, US, Intern

Hotel Fontainebleau, Las Vegas, Nevada
 
Produced draft designs, construction drawings, and developed presentation materials.
Performed research on materials and products to identify costs, lead-time and availability.

Jun 2008 - Sep 2008
 

Arias, Serna and Sarvia Architectural Company, Bogotá, CO, Project Architect

Sierralaguna Marine Condominium 48.7648 Sq Ft. 176 Housing units.

In charge of the interior design of twelve (12) types of housing units.
Prepare information and presentations regarding design, specifications, materials and equipment.

Apr 2007 - Aug 2007
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, MArch, Master of Science in Architecture

Jun 2007 - May 2009
 

Los Andes University, Bogotá, CO, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor's Degree in Architecture

Aug 1999 - Sep 2005
 

Awards 

Habitar Magazine, Nomination

The most innovative housing project in Bogota:
Residential Condominium Santa Barbara Alta 37.975 Sq Ft. 20 Apartments, 8 townhouses.
It is composed by a 7 stories building and a block in front with 3 stories townhouses. The club house has a swimming pool, a theater, a conference room and gym. All housing units are customized according to the owner preferences.

2012
 

2009 Annual Axxis Magazine Review, Honorable Mention

Sierralaguna Marine Condominium is an exclusive residential project located at the Caribbean coast near the Sierra Nevada in Santa Marta (Colombia). It is surrounded by the most exotic vegetation and exuberant animal life. The project has 176 apartments in 12 different layouts.

2009
 

Colfuturo Scholarship, Scholarship

This is COLFUTURO ’s first and most important sponsor program. It finances the costs of graduate studies around the world Its main objective is to provide Eligible students must meet the following selection criteria:

Have been admitted unconditionally into a high quality graduate program (in any field of knowledge and anywhere in the world).

Present an international language proficiency examination.

Have an excellent academic record.

2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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