PUCPR, Ponce, PR, US, Professor, DDC
Integrate BIM tools into the construction area such as MEP, Structures, Architecture, Scheduling, Integrated Projects Delivery, etc. Participate in maintaining state-of-the-art CAD laboratories. Developed a focused agenda to teach students using the appropriate method to the discipline. Participate in and lead service activities in the university and profession. Give architectural critics to the design of buildings, interiors, sustainable techniques and material selections; considering codes and relationship within the context. Helped students to develop critical thinking ad to apply design strategies considering context, culture, costs, client's needs and environment.
R&F Consultants and Developers, San Juan, PR, US, Junior Architect and Environmental designer
Designer of the Toro Verde administration and restaurant building. Worked closely to structural and civil engineers to achieve an environmental friendly building using as less material as possible and achieving to reduce building costs. Achieved to integrate the interior with the exterior considering the environment, context, energy use, durability and client's needs. Was in charge of preparing all presentation drawings and construction documents, such as plans, sections, interior and exterior elevations, details, finishes, equipment layouts, schedules, etc.
Cue & Lopez, San Juan, PR, US, junior architect
Worked as (Junior Architect) part of the design team of the school for the new millennium for a government bid held by the government of Puerto Rico. Was in charge of calculating materials, costs, impact in the area, sustainable features to be implemented, develop drawings and presentation.
Genie Pools, Miami, FL, US, Pool Architect and Sale Representative
Designed pools taking in consideration clients's need, budget, codes, surroundings and house electrical capabilities. Interviewed clients and assist them throughout all stages, from conceptual design till construction. Draw as-built of the properties, construction drawings, assist with permits and helped during material selections. Coordinated the construction process with the construction manager and with contractors.
NOP Group, Guaynabo, PR, US, Environmental Planner and Designer
Assisted with clients with the environmental manual and environmental permits needed prior and during construction (environmental permits, building construction permits, city permits, municipal permits, etc). Draw plans in order to fulfill codes and legal requirements. Performed site visits and environmental test needed to determine whether a terrain is suitable or not for construction, and provide research required to determine the impact of a project in the ecosystem.
Edgardo Perez Architect & Associates, San Juan, PR, US, Intern, Interior Architect
Created floor plans, elevations and furniture design. Assisted with the development of client presentations, schemes and budgets. Created quotes and executed purchase orders in Studio. Tracked orders and followed up with vendors for multiple projects. Created finish, appliances, materials and other schedules for projects in Microsoft Excel. Shopped for fabrics, furniture, lightning, tile, plumbing fixtures and accessories.
Julio Wright Architecture Firm, San Juan, PR, US, Intern Architect
Worked as an architectural designer drawing construction documents, floor plans, elevations and sections. Was in charge of designing bathrooms and kitchens for residential buildings, while applying codes.
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, MArch, Architecture
The fundamental and experiential foundation of the School of Building Arts (SBA) and the architecture department, specifically, lies within the studio-based courses that provide an integral and hands-on approach to teaching future professionals. The importance of this structure, both within the department and outside, in the professional world of building arts creates a necessity for the studio physical environment to be conducive for the formulation of ideals of creativity and collaboration. Fostering these skills within the students becomes a crucial goal in the development of competent professionals.
Architects create the built environment. They synthesize issues of human need, environment setting, building technology, visual perception and aesthetic theory to create buildings and spaces where people live, work, shop, learn, worship, play and entertain. The SCAD architecture program prepares students to be multi-specialist professionals with a vast range of technical and creative skills.
The professional M.Arch. degree is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board.
Instituto di moda Burgo, Milan, IT, Beachwear design
Istituto di Moda Burgo courses are based on key points, which includes students collections, tailored garments utilizing companies techniques, which makes students more competitive. The teachers follow each student individually, offering a customized program. This creates an educational training based on the peculiarities of the student, reinforcing the points in which it he is weakest and enhancing the natural abilities.
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR, US, architecture
The Bachelor of Environmental Design (BDA) of the School of Architecture, is a non-professional four years. The education includes courses both humanistic and technical cuts, always referring to the particular needs of Puerto Rico. The program consists of 39 courses, for a total of 131 credits. These credits are divided into 42 credits of general education component, 9 credits of electives, and 80 credits of concentration courses. The general education courses, prepare students in various areas, such as physics, mathematics, biology, literature and social sciences. Elective courses, on the other hand, allow students to take courses according to their interests, in any of the many areas of expertise available in the Rio Piedras Campus and / or other facilities of the University System of Puerto Rico. The concentration courses are those directed at specific subject knowledge of environmental design. They are divided into design (35 credits), history and theory (18 credits), structures and technology (24 credits).