Architect with a solid technical and humanistic formation, specialized in design and remodeling of spaces. Interested in giving creative solutions to spatial problems related to human habitat, always enhancing the cultural values of the environment in which it is developing. Creative, responsible, organized, detail-oriented and highly sensible to social and environmental issues.
Santiago Dussán – Architecture & Interior Design, Bogota, COLOMBIA, Project Manger and Architect
Created designs for home, office renovation and new construction projects. Functioned as a project manager; developed design and construction drawings, in coordination with electrical, hydraulic and structural designs. Manager in charged of Interior Design and 3D Image Development, also responsible of project organization of both graphic and digital archives. Responsible for overseeing development of the construction of different projects ensuring they met state’s requirements and their approval. Designed furniture for special projects including illumination artifacts and kitchens, showing consistent result in coordination with outside consultants.
Fundación Juligón (Non-Profit Organization), Bogota, COLOMBIA, Volunteer Architect
Collaborated with the design of various projects to satisfy basic housing needs with the participation of the community. Developed solutions using alternative methods and innovative materials and new construction means. Participated in seminars and design consultations for a targeted population, to emphasize the importance of high standards of design in their living environments. Developed projects through participative design while attending a greater inclusion and social impact with innovating design techniques that aimed for self-sustainability.
DelaCarreraCavanzo Ltda., Bogota, COLOMBIA, Junior Architect
Responsible for collaborative design for home, institutional, landscape and renovation projects. Demonstrated coordinated schematic drawings with structural, electrical and hydraulic designs. Responsible for overseeing development of the construction of different projects and ensuring they met state’s requirements and their approval.
The Tennis Academy at Harvard, Cambridge, MA, US, Tennis Director and Instructor
Responsible for the overall quality of the “tennis teaching product” delivered by TAH to Tennis and Super Tykes; Overseeing the quality of the teaching, the creativity of the programming, and the experience of the campers. Assisting, in whatever capacity necessary, for the overall successful administration of the entire camp. In addition, working closely with the Senior Associate Director, Bonnie Masland, Ph.D. to ensure the smooth operation of the camp in it’s entirety. Worked with over 100 kids at a time, and managed the work of up to 12 instructors per week, while assisting as Young and Adult Tennis instructor.
Hitos Urbanos, Bogota, COLOMBIA, Intern Architect
Sustainable and Bio-climatic design research. Collaboration with Architectural and interior design of office and apartment buildings in Bogota and Cartagena.
Academia de Cocina Verde Oliva, Bogotá, CO, Food and Beverages
Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Bogotá, CO, BArch, Architecture
Architecture - Cum Laude
Option in Industrial Design
Asociacion Colegio Granadino, Manizales, COLOMBIA, High School, High School
ART URBAIN 2008-2009, 1st Place
INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM COMPETITION “ART URBAIN 2008-2009 [Paris, FRANCE]
Composer avec la nature”, with undergraduate project “De la Ciénaga al Jardín – Social housing project for La Mojana”