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Astrid Cam Aguinaga

Astrid Cam Aguinaga

Cambridge, MA, US

 

About 

Employment 

Office of Metropolitan Architecture OMA, Rotterdam, NL, Researcher

Research Studio led by Rem Koolhaas and A.M.O. for the upcoming Countryside
exhibition and book (NYC 2019)

Jan 2017 - May 2017
 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, First Year Programming Intern

Oct 2016 - Jan 2017
 

Norristown Area School District, Norristown, PA, US, Community Liaison

Assisting the district with its overall goal of effectively communicating with students, parents and other constituencies, for whom English is a second language.

Oct 2014 - Jun 2016
 

Grupo Icono S.A.C., Miraflores, PE, Architectural Intern/Draftsperson

Assist in all aspects of architectural design such as presentations for clients to drawing and correction/modification of residential and commercial projects, maintaining project files and submit them for permit evaluation.

Aug 2013 - Sep 2013
 

Oficina Lista E.I.R.L., Surquillo, Lima, Peru, Assistant Designer

Using design software (Autocad, 3ds Max) drawing/editing furniture models upon client request. Assist in the design of melamine furniture and supervise the assembly in the workshop.

Jan 2012 - Mar 2012
 

Education 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, M.Arch II & M.U.P.

Dual Degree Candidate M.Arch II (Masters in Architecture -post professional degree) & M.U.P (Masters in Urban Planning) 19'

Aug 2016 - current
 

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), Port-au-Prince, HT, AA Visiting School Haiti

Through an intense workshop in Port-au-prince, and as part of a diverse group of Haitian and international students, we developed a group proposal for a core house made of bamboo and locally available and natural materials. This proposal was later to be presented to the Haitian government as a prototype for the reconstruction of housing in Haiti, after the devastation occurred by the 2010 earthquake.

Jul 2016 - Aug 2016
 

Universidad Ricardo Palma, Lima Lima, PE, BArch, Architecture

Activities and Societies:
Student Council (Consejo de Facultad FAU) - 2012 to 2013 (president) Ventana FAU - 2012 to 2014 (Student Organization) CEA "Centro de Estudiantes de Arquitectura" - 2012 to 2014 (Student Organization)

[Student Alumni representative on the Architecture school council, participation in the Architecture Student Center, Urban Research, event planner.]

Mar 2009 - Dec 2013
 

Norwegian University of Science and Technology - NTNU, Lima, PE, Urban Design

STUDIO Lima - exchange workshop, research in Lima.

Urban analysis of the Argentina Avenue in all its extension including Lima and Callao. The workshop consisted of collecting important data about the use of the ground, zoning, social and economic interactions and architectural typologies focusing on strategic intersections between avenues and milestones.

Jan 2013 - Mar 2013
 

Awards 

Best student - Academic Area of Workshops (Semester 2009-I), Award

Taller Básico grupo 3/ Arq. Carlos Salas Del Carpio

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills