M. Teresa Santás Ciavatta

M. Teresa Santás Ciavatta

New York, NY, US


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A talented architect more than 5 years experienced seeking a suitable role in architectural field.
A team player with proven interpersonal and communication skills developed through Architecture and Teaching. A highly motivated and adaptable professional with solid problem solving skills used successfully working on multiple projects.
Experienced in planning, designing, detailing and coordinating with multi disciplinary teams in all project phases. Constantly expanding her knowledge through learning and work.



GRO Architects PLLC, New York, NY, US, Design Architect

My main activities are design and development of architectural and interior projects from initial scketches to Construction Documento Phase

Main Projects:
- 18 Units and Commercial space. Jersey City. 23,600 SF
- Sixth Floor and Penthouse Addition. New York. 3,500 SF

Duties and Responsibilities
- Design of proposals for Architectural and interior projects.
- Experience in preparing documents for Zonic, Historic, Planning and Community Boards as well as DOB and Landmarks set.
- Detailing.
- Consultant and Providers coordination.
- Material options reserach

Feb 2014 - current

Freelancer, Madrid, Architect

As Freelance Architect I worked individually and in partnership with other Architects.

- Conducted research and documentation needed to complete architectural projects
- Development of reports and technical reports.
- Interaction with end customers.
- Review of the project documents in all phases of design.
- Compliance with building and planning regulations. (Fire, Noise, Energy and Health & Safety, )
- Design problem solving.
- Technical Inspection of Buildings.
- Planning, execution, presentations and exhibition layouts including presenting to end clients.
- Production sketches, drawings, models, 3D models, panels, and Photoshop.

Key Projects:
- “Kaohsiung Maritime Cultural & Popular Music Center”. Taiwan. Made in Architects.(11 Ha).
-“Retirement House in Ávila”. Spain. with Alexandre Malagelada. (90+400 m²)

Apr 2009 - current

Rodesa and Individuals, Madrid, ES, Teacher

- Development of individualized learning plans for small groups and Individuals. (Mathematics, Technology, Physics, Chemistry).
- Programming agenda according to client’s needs.

Apr 2009 - Jun 2013

Enrique Bardají y Asociados, Madrid, ES, Architect

Specific collaborations at the practice in the development of Tenders, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, and Detailed Studies.

Key Projects:
- “The Extension of the Court of Ponferrada” León. Spain. (38,000 SF) [Built]
- “La Marina”. Urban Planning. Madrid. (37Ha)

- Development of architectural projects from competition stage to Construction Document.
- Production of necessary drawings, documents and renderings for that purpose.
- Intercation with consultants and providers.

Jul 2009 - Oct 2011

Arquidea, Arquitectura y Construcción, Madrid, ES, Intership/Junior Architect

I entered as Intern and became a Junior Architect working mainly in residential projects and offices.

Key Projects:
- Interior & Exterior Restructuring Project of RENFE Office Complex. Madrid. (485,000 SF) (SD, DD, CD) [Built]
- ADIF Headquarters in Torrecorona Building.Madrid (30,000 SF) (PI/SD/DD/CD) [Built]

- Development of complete architectural projects as assistant and as team leader.
- Development and monitoring of budget proposals, reports and technical reports.
- Production of all necessary documents for complete architectural sets.
- Production of sketches, drawings, models, 3D Models, Presentations and Photoshop.

Feb 2006 - Mar 2009


Universidad politecnica de Madrid. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (ETSAM), Madrid, ES, MArch, Architect

Sep 1999 - Nov 2007


Retirement House in Avila, 3rd Place

Together with Alexandre Malagelada Prats


Kaohshiung Maritime and Cultural Pop Music Center, 1st Place

Made at Made In Architects.


The Extension of the Court of Ponferrada, 1st Place

1st place at the National Tender.
Developed at Enrique Bardají y Asociados.


Final Project Competition 2008. Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid., Honorable Mention


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