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Alexandra Fuente-Navarro

Alexandra Fuente-Navarro

Chicago, IL, US

 

About 

Graduate in Architecture bilingual in Spanish and English. I hold a M.S. in Architecture from the University of Arizona, specializing in Heritage Conservation.

I am interested in having an international experience. I just moved to Chicago, Illinois  to seek further experience in the field!

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Employment 

The Drachman Institute, Tucson, AZ, US, Program Coordinator - Research Specialist

Work in the field of architecture and urban planning and design including research, design, development, and fabrication of large, urban-scale models for study and presentation. Completion/revision of current National Register nominations and Historic Building Structure Reports (HSR).

Opportunity to participate in diverse interdisciplinary planning projects focusing on program development and coordination of various public and seminar events; such as "This is WAMO" Open House and "TICRAT" Earthen Architecture Conservation workshop (in collaboration with NPS and INAH in Mexico).

Mar 2010 - Jun 2012
 

Vint & Associates Architects, Tucson, AZ, US, Intern Architect

Documentation of present Preservation and Rehabilitation efforts at:
C.O. Brown House and Old Main building at the University of Arizona.

Sep 2011 - Dec 2011
 

Poster Frost Mirto Associates, Tucson, AZ, US, Summer Consultant - Designer

Conceptual design and development of construction documents for addition to existing residence in Tucson AZ.

The client is a member of the Pascua Yaqui community. The project involves the extension of the property into an adjacent empty lot, which is used as a public space during the tribe's religious ceremonies.

Thus, the project demanded a thorough analysis of all different scenarios to find the least disruptive alternative. Working under direct supervision of Corky Poster AIA the addition portrays a simple yet appropriate solution to the client needs.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Education 

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, US, MArch, Heritage Conservation

Master in Architecture focusing in the field of Heritage Conservation.
THESIS: "High-Performance Interventions - Adapted Design Framework for the Conservation of the Modern Commercial Vernacular"

Aug 2010 - Dec 2011
 

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, US, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor in Architecture - Accredited program.

Aug 2004 - May 2009
 

Awards 

Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA) Portfolio Competition, Grant

2009
 

AlA Design Excellence Award, Award

Project: "Gate's Pass Elderly Hostel"

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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