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bolívar iñiguez

bolívar iñiguez

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

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About 

i've spent most of my career designing affordable housing in the los ángeles area, sometimes building from the ground up, sometimes rehabbing existing or historic buildings. three projects i've worked on have won preservation awards from the los ángeles conservancy. i believe in the city -with its density, walkability and liveliness- both as a better environment for people to live in, and as a way to reduce our carbon footprint. i want to help make the city better and more efficient, and to help solve its affordability problems. my CAD software of choice is archicad, i use artlantis for rendering, and i prepare my presentations in illustrator. i also have experience with revit and autocad.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Rivers & Christian, Los Angeles, CA, US, project architect

commercial projects, focused on airport work. experience ranged from TI work to planning of infrastructure upgrades at LAX. responsibilities: schematic design, design development, production of construction documents, coordination with consultants, construction administration.

Oct 2013 - Oct 2014
 

Richard BARRON Architect, Los Angeles, CA, US, project architect

low income and special needs housing - renovation and new construction. responsibilities: schematic design, design development, production of construction documents, coordination with consultants, construction administration, 3D modeling and rendering, architectural illustration, web design.

selected projects: boyle hotel: rehab of a historic 1889 masonry structure plus a new type v addition, in boyle heights. 50 units affordable housing. responsible for design development, construction documents, presentation. involved in construction administration. los ángeles conservancy preservation award. osborne apartments: 59 units new construction, plus 5 townhouses, all affordable housing, in pacoima. responsible for schematic design, design development and presentation. involved in construction administration. rayen apartments: new construction, type v. 49 units of affordable housing in north hills. responsible for design development, construction documentation, presentation. involved in construction administration. SCANPH special needs project of the year. palomar hotel: rehab of an arson-damaged 1924 structure in hollywood. 19 units affordable housing. responsible for design development, construction documents and presentation. los ángeles conservancy preservation award.

Jan 2000 - Mar 2013
 

Environetics, Los Angeles, CA, US, draftsperson

tenant improvements for financial institutions, advertising, entertainment, real estate, retail. responsibilities: production of construction documents, development of office standards.

Jul 1997 - Jul 1999
 

JY Design Planning, Inc., West Covina, CA, US, draftsperson

preliminary design and design development of multi-story ground-up and repurposing projects. responsibilities: production of design development drawings.

Jul 1996 - Jul 1997
 

Education 

Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, US, BArch, architecture

bachelor of architecture degree. publications: woodbury university journal of architecture: definition, first issue. honors: exhibition of artwork, first woodbury university art gallery student show. exhibition of thesis project models, boards and written proposal, NAAB accreditation visit. affiliations: AIAS publicity chair: design and production of lecture series poster and fliers; co-founder, co-director of 10x15, an art gallery; vice president, architectural publications club.

Oct 1988 - Jul 1993
 

Awards 

los angeles conservancy preservation, Award

for the boyle hotel, for which i was project architect

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

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