Enthusiastic about designing and building structures that matters with a great sense of aesthetic design while complying with federal laws in regard to the security and stability of the building as well as selecting the appropriate materials for construction. Offer record demonstrating strong analytical and problem solving skills with computer proficiency and ability to follow through with projects from conception to completion. Currently enrolled in the NCARB IDP Program (#125460) and taking ARE Exams.
José Antonio has a Master of Architecture at Virginia Tech and has worked in various architectural firms in the Capital City of Washington, DC, Miami, FL, and San Juan, PR combining high end corporate design and modern tropical architecture. These experiences helped him develop his design-build company "Modern Space, Inc." making sure projects are built with a great sense of aesthetic design. visit: www.modernspacepr.com
Modern Space, Inc., San Juan, PR, US, President / Founder
DESIGN-BUILD + REMODELING
Providing excellent services with project negotiation, managerial, and financial skills to the highest level. Opportunities have presented themselves for the design and build of residential and commercial projects from Miami, FL to Puerto Rico but always eager to reach new boundaries and disciplines as these opportunities continue to emerge while evolving to a better business.
Interior Design-Build: Developed preliminary designs for commercial and residential spaces. Prepared working set drawings, specifications and construction documents. Applied artistic expertise and technical skills to create freehand sketches with computer aided softwares for architectural presentations, renderings and site plans. To see the Company profile for recent and current projects please visit: www.modernspacepr.com
KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AT MODERNSPACE, INC.
•2012 203K Remodeling: HUD Residence-2,600 SF
Perez Residence, Trujillo Alto, PR
•2011 Proposed New Design and Construction: One Story Façade Building- 800 SF
GES Medical Administrative Office, San Juan, PR
•2011 Interior Design+Remodeling: Two different Condominium Lobbies -2,000 SF
Condominio Fontana Towers, Carolina, PR & Condominio Belén, Guaynabo, PR
•2011-PRESENT Project Inspector at the refurbishment of a commercial and residential condominium. Condominio Cobian’s Plaza, San Juan, PR
•2010 Interior Design+Remodeling of three (3) 1BR Villas-2,500 SF
Las Casitas at El Conquistador Hotel, Fajardo, PR
BEAME Architectural Partnership (BAP Design), Miami, FL, US, Lead Architectural Designer
HOSPITALITY, RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL DESIGN
Commercial building facades and Interior Design
•Dolphin Plaza, Miami, FL
•Mega Plaza, Honduras
•Randhurst Village, Chicago, ILL
•Tampa Towers Condo-Hotel, FL
•Americana Mall, Dominican Republic
•The Brasilia Mall, Brazil
COCERO CORDERO ARCHITECTS (CCARCH), San Juan, PR, US, Project Manager
RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURAL + INTERIOR DESIGN
Residential design on One to Two Story detached Units, 3 Story Walk Ups, 10 Story Condominium, and 6 different master plans for HUD subdivisions.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, Masters, Architecture
Best Master's Architectural Thesis - Crystal Award at Virginia Tech (Alexandria, VA)
dis.PLAY - Center for the Art of Moving Images. A Film Center for Washington, D.C.
Thesis Book: http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-02242006-232010/
Escuela de Arquitectura Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, US, BArch, Architecture
Year-2000 - Best Undergrad Portfolio - School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico.