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German Pallares

German Pallares

México, MX

 

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About 

Post-Graduate student from the Master in Theory and Practice of the Architectural Project with Dr. Joseph Muntanola at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya in Barcelona Spain, I have been working as the Director of the School of Architecture of Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) Campus Santa Fe in Mexico City teaching Theory of Architecture and Architectural Project classes.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

ITESM Campus Santa Fe, México Distrito Federal, MX, Director of the School of Architecture

Management and administration of the Architecture program, review academic load per student.
Coordinate and provide direction to the academic program by the creation of especial courses,
classes and workshops. Organization of the Legorreta+Legorreta special design course, Mike
Lin sketch workshop, Zaha Hadid + Tec de Monterrey Workshop.

Jun 2011 - current
 

ITESM Campus Saltillo, Saltillo Coahuila, Mexico, Director of School of Architecture

Management and administration of the Architecture program, review academic load per student.
Coordinate and provide direction to the academic program by the creation of especial courses,
classes and workshops.

Jan 2010 - Jan 2011
 

BICG The Innovation Consulting Group, Madrid, ES, Junior Consultant

Junior Consultant at the Space Management department. Review that our client’s prospect
architectonic projects fulfill the physical, technical and spacial requirements that these have.
Develope New Ways of Work (space management) competition proposal for Repsol Spain. Part
of new BBVA Madrid Campus project team, architectural competition material review, executive
project and space management consultant.

Aug 2008 - Jul 2009
 

Altta Homes, Monterrey MX, Project Administration Manager

Project Administration Coordination (Hiring and Coordination of material suppliers and
contractors,Construction status review). Project Budget and invoice reviews. Coordination of
four housing developments; Paseo de las Minas, with 3228 social housing units, Capellania with
2254 social housing units, Villas del Mirador with 2136 mid social housing units and La Rioja
with 200 residential housing units. Budget control in Enkontrol computer program.

Oct 2006 - Aug 2007
 

FAS Construction Management, Inc., San Antonio, TX, US, Project Manager

Had the responsibility of the planning, execution, and closing of projects and had been a leader
involvedwith the supervision of design / build projects which involve the construction of
Commercial, Government / Institutional, Retail Centers, High-rise commercial and residential
projects from investment companies from Mexico and the USA like, GE Capital Mexico, FINSA,
STIVA and SUNTERRA.

Jan 2006 - Sep 2006
 

Gracia Pons, Grupo Galeria, Monterrey, MX, Project Coordinator

Project Design and Coordination (Hiring and Coordination of material suppliers and contractors,
Construction status review). Project Budget and invoice reviews, Deal closing with contractors,
project close-out and warranty reviews.

Sep 2004 - Dec 2005
 

Education 

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, ES, Masters, Master in Theory and Practice of the Architectural Project

The objectives of this master’s degree are to provide the means to study research techniques for the theory and practice of design; provide the basic resources for research on the poetics, ethics and epistemology of architectural design; study the work of reference authors in this field in depth; and recover the idea of function in the most ambitious sense of restoring it as the centre of design.

Sep 2007 - Jan 2009
 

Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM), Monterrey, MX, BArch, Architecture

The objective of Tecnológico de Monterrey’s Architecture program is to prepare professionals who will plan, design, construct and manage the architectural and urban spaces required by human beings for their integral development. Graduates are designers of sustainable spaces, promoters of real-estate opportunities, with a solid urban and environmental awareness and a command of design, representation and construction technologies. They demonstrate an attitude of critical thinking, a humanistic approach, and a social and ethical commitment to environmental protection and the economic and social enhancement of their communities.

An Architect will be able to:
Conceive architectural and urban spaces that meet the needs and aspirations of their inhabitants and users, allowing for all the ethical, social and economic implications.
Create architectural and urban design projects, taking into account the structural and construction characteristics, complying with safety and construction regulations, considering the environmental implications and applying ecological and sustainability principles.
Plan, budget and manage the material and financial resources of construction projects and works, applying the principles of reusing, recycling and reducing.
Identify entrepreneurship opportunities and realize them through the generation of real-estate investment proposals and economic feasibility projects.
Know and be aware of the economic, social and political reality in their environment, acting with solidarity and responsibility to improve the quality of life in communities.
Identify, analyze and assess personal, professional and environmental ethical dilemmas.
Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, in Spanish and in English, the outcome of projects or research.

Jan 2000 - May 2005
 

Areas of Specialization 

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