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ernesto lopez

ernesto lopez

Tempe, AZ, US

 

About 

Ernesto Lopez, an architectural designer born and raised in Mexico, he came to the U.S. ten years ago. He graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Design in Architectural Studies and with a Masters in Architecture. While working in his masters he collaborated with Catherine Spellman as a research assistant for her book called “Continuing Conversations With Enric Mirralles.”

He is also designing and building his first house in Mexico. He recently travelled to Ethiopia, Africa to design and build a primary school in collaboration with 11 students and local architect Jack DeBartolo. Now under construction, the library, community spaces, and school building are scheduled for completion in late 2013.

He worked on the project, Roden Crater, with architect Paul Bustamante and artist James Turrell. He has worked in architectural firms in Arizona, New York, London, and Barcelona. His two most recent jobs as a designer at Carlos Zapata Studio in New York City during the summer of 2011 and at Enric Miralles - Benedetta Tagliabue | EMBT in Barcelona, Spain during the summer of 2012.

His work has been published in multiple websites with a print publication from ASU. He has been awarded with multiple design awards throughout his college career.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Miralles Tagliabue EMBT, Barcelona, Spain, intern architect

Intern Architect, Enric Miralles - Benedetta Tagliabue | EMBT
May 2012-August 2012. Barcelona, Spain
I have worked with several project leaders: Daniel Rosello, Joan Callis, Makoto Fukada, and Karl Unglaub in a variety of competitions and commissioned projects:
-New Campus of Bocconi University. Milan, Italy. (Competition: worked on 3D models, final renderings, cad drawings)
-New High Speed Train Station Susa Valley, Susa, Italy. (Competition: worked on 3D models, final renderings)
-New Church Complexof San Giacomo, Ferrara, Italy. (Competition: worked on 3D models, final renderings, cad drawings)
-New Campus of School of Business, Fudan University. Fudan, China. (Competition/project: worked on 3D models, final renderings, cad drawings)
-New Academy of L’oreal, Barcelona, Spain. (Project: 3D models, final renderings)
-Enric Miralles Foundation, Barcelona, Spain. (Exhibit: worked on collages, and installing and preparing the exhibit space)

May 2012 - current
 

Carlos Zapata Studio, New York, NY, US, intern architect

Intern Architect, Carlos Zapata Studio. May 20011-Aug 20011. New York, New York.
I have participated in a variety of activities during my 3 month internship program including; Concept Design, Design Development, Drafting/Mapping, Production Drawings, Project meetings, Schematic Design among other types of research. Carlos Zapata treats all the employees equally which game me great responsibility to everything that I worked on during my internship. It has been a great experience for me and has thought me a lot; I have learned new design skills and new software skills. I have worked on a diversity of projects ranging from small residential projects to large scale commercial projects.

May 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Education 

Arizona State University, Tempe Camp, AZ, US, MArch, architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2012
 

Arizona State University, Tempe Camp, AZ, US, BArch, architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2010
 

Awards 

design excellence, 1st Place

Design Excellence Spring 2012 (Awarded to only one student in class)
Project awarded: Feedscapes
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Arizona State University

Design Excellence Fall 2011 (Nominated to entire class since it was a collaborative studio)
Project awarded: Shebraber School
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Arizona State University

Design Excellence Fall 2010 (Nominated to only 3 students with the best studio project design in the entire class and then awarded as the winner of the best studio project)
Project awarded: Forest of light
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Arizona State University

Design Excellence Spring 2009 (Nominated to only 3 students with the best studio project design in the entire class and then awarded as the winner of the best studio project)
Project awarded: DeColores Phoenix Art Museum
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Arizona State University

2012
 


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