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nicolas caceres

nicolas caceres

Chiles, CR

 

About 

30 years old, Chilean architect, studied in Universidad de Chile with 6 years of experience in the field of Architecture.  Worked in various architecture offices mainly designing private properties. For the past 4 years worked with Jorge Figueroa + Asociados (Jorge Figueroa + Associates), one of the most prestigious offices in Chile. 

Experience
Most of the work was carried out under the umbrella of Jorge Figueroa + Asociados, being one of the key architects, in charge of all kinds of projects. Designing for demanding clients, under pressure and short deadlines, with high quality results.
Designing mainly houses on concrete and breaks considering antisismic structures for one of the countries that has suffered a couple of the worsts earthquakes in history, also been involved in projects of retail and office buildings considering the management this kind of projects needs. All the designs have been developed with and for each client.
Also designing wooden houses, preferring this kind of construction because of the low impact on the environment, faster and cheaper construction. Wood contemporary housing has a great development in the south of Chile (www.wmrarq.cl)
Designing from scratch, construction details, detail designing (kitchens, bathrooms, closet, doors, furniture), coordinating every project and supervised it until the construction was complete.

 

Ideals
Green architecture and bio construction. Functional design, according to the clients need, the simplest way possible. Less is more.
Efficient and sustainable architecture all the way.
Alternative sources of electric energy, recycle water and waist, bioclimatic architecture, permaculture and minimal footprint.

 

Objectives
Every great project has a great idea behind it. The initial inspiration, guides every step of the designing process and you can recognize it in every detail of a great architecture work. The space, how it is flooded by the light, and the soul of the building. As it is written in Vastu science of India, in every architecture work you are building the body for the energy of the earth, and when that happens it becomes alive.

 

Other experience
Publishing and photograph editor in Jorge Figueroa + Asociados Office.
Working as a professional architecture photographer.

Employment 

jorge figueroa + asociados (www.jfarquitectos.cl), santiago de chile, architect

Architect leading projects

Aug 2007 - Feb 2012
 

elton + leniz arquitectos (eltonleniz.cl), santiago de chile, intern architect

Jan 2004 - Jan 2005
 

Education 

Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile, FAU, MArch, Master in architecture

Jan 2000 - Jan 2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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