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Diego Varas Covarrubias

Diego Varas Covarrubias

Santiago, CL

 

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About 

Professional with solid technical, interpersonal and cultural skills, contributing to any work team the ability to both quickly learn and use technical applications to create intelligent spaces.

Responsible, commited, efficient and highly organized, capable to easily adapt and work under preassure in multiple activities.

Professional Goals

To excel in technical knowledge and abroad experience, share and lead with team members and colleagues, in order to provide world-class solutions to today’s human space performance and organizational challenges.

 

Diego Varas Covarrubias

Employment 

MC Studio, Santiago, CL, Intern Architect

MC Studio is an architecture and interior design firm that specializes in Hospitality and High-End Residential Interior Design. Projects included: Doubletree by Hilton Santiago, Renaissance Hotel Santiago for Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Varsovienne stores.
Responsibilities included; detailed furniture design, interior design, materials sorting, developing construction documents.

Mar 2014 - current
 

ArchDaily, Santiago, CL, Editor

Website of continuous information for a growing community of thousands of architects searching for the latest architectural news: projects, products, events, interviews and competitions among others.
Currently working as Editor of ArchDaily's Materials US Catalog.

Oct 2013 - current
 

Abarchitec, Santiago, CL, Intern Architect

Abarchitec (members of the A.I.A.) provides cross-cultural architectural services, including architecture, planning, interior design and real estate development, designing large mixed use developments, high-end single family residences, casinos and more.
Involved in the design and developing construction documents of several buildings for the renovation of Santiago's Airport: Arturo Merino Benitez.
Responsibilities included; design, conceptual design, 3D modeling, developing construction documents.
www.abarchitec.com

Mar 2013 - Oct 2013
 

Archi-Tectonics, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

Founded in 1994, Archi-Tectonics work ranges from residential to commercial, from real to virtual, and is realized in urban designs, architectures, and installations.
Involved in the interior design of a hotel's rooms and suites, the development of a research for a city's urban renovation proposal, and in a loft's renovation in NYC .Responsibilities included; design hotel rooms and suites, 3D modeling, developing construction documents, research methodologies for urban design projects.

Dec 2012 - Mar 2013
 

ArchDaily, Santiago, CL, Projects Re-Cathegorizer

Website of continuous information for a growing community of thousands of architects searching for the latest architectural news: projects, products, events, interviews and competitions among others.
Worked as a projects re-categorizing, updating publications on this architectural news website.

May 2012 - Jul 2012
 

BERSA S.A., Santiago, CL, On-Site Intern

Follow-up in the construction of 3 residential towers project of 29 stories each. Involved in varied and broad tasks such as staff/personnel supervision, all-around support with construction, and taking notes of details or problems that show-up in the process.

Mar 2012 - Jun 2012
 

Gonzalo Mardones Viviani Architects, Santiago, CL, On-Site Intern

On-site internship. Follow-up in the construction process of a house for a year period.
Involved in tasks such as preparing materials for the construction, supervising construction's progress, hand-in monthly reports for school, reading plans to workers.

Mar 2010 - Nov 2010
 

Education 

Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, CL, Bachelors, Architecture

Mar 2008 - current
 

Awards 

Straw-bale Construction - Course, Award

“Straw-bale Construction - Course” by Chilean Architect Jorge Broughton (www.arquitecturaenfardos.cl)

2010
 

English First Certificate Examination (F.C.E), Grant

English First Certificate Examination (F.C.E) – University of Cambridge, ESOL examination.

2003
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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