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Alberto Manrique

Alberto Manrique

New York, NY, US

 

About 

ALBERTO MANRIQUE SERNA
49 Park.Av aprt # 1D
New York City, NY 10016
(848) 228–064 Email: am3752@columbia.edu

EDUCATION
2013 – Masters of Science in Advanced Architectural Design Columbia University, NYC
2011 – New York Summer Program Columbia University
2009 – Semester at Universidad Católica de Chile
2010 – Bachelor in Architecture Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá- Colombia

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2010 – Present // Founding Partner of E s t u d i o A l t i p l a n o
- altiplano is an architectural office founded in company with Pedro Aparicio, Felipe
Velasquez and Felipe Guerra. The studio approaches architecture as a spatial/creative
practice and shares a strong belief in collective work.
2012 - Venice Biennale 2012
- altiplano is invited to participate in the collateral event of the Biennale di Venezia,
Traces of Centuries and Future Steps with the intervention “There is nothing new under
the sun”.
2011 – 2013 (Building) Edificio Bell 134A Bogotá, Colombia
- altiplano designs a residential building in the north of Bogotá. The office did all the
construction drawings and details. We also substituted monthly visits to the building
during the construction process.
2011 – First Prize* competition “ Buena Arquitectura Excelente Pedagogía”.
- altiplano designs two different school prototypes (steel & wood). There will be 1,300
all over Colombia. Spreading through the Andean, Atlantic, Pacific and Amazon
Region.
2012 – Pedro Domecq Headquarters in Bogotá, Colombia
- altiplano designs and constructs Pedro Domecq Headquarters. A 5,000 square feet
warehouse office space in the outskirts of Bogotá.
2012 – Apartment G_ Penthouse in Bogotá, Colombia
- altiplano designs and constructs a duplex penthouse. A 4,500 square feet penthouse
was the resulting combination of what were originally 3 different apartments.
2011 – Yokohama Headquarters in Bogotá, Colombia
- altiplano designs and constructs the Yokohama Headquarters. A 2,700 square feet
office space in the north of Bogotá.

SKILLS
Software - AutoCad, Rhinoceros, 3DS Max, Grasshopper, SketchUp, GIS, Adobe CS6, Final Cut
Languages- Spanish (native), English (proficient) and Portuguese (fluent)

Employment 

Estudio Altiplano, Bogotá, Colombia, Co-Founder

Jan 2010 - current
 

Education 

Columbia University, MArch, AAD

May 2012 - May 2013
 

Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, BArch, Arquitectura

Aug 2005 - May 2010
 

Awards 

Kinne Fellowship, 1st Place

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 



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