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Esau Hernandez

Esau Hernandez

Crystal Lake, IL, US

 
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About 

Mr. Esau Hernandez brings an ambitious and enthusiastic personality to any work environment. Experienced in Revit, Rhino and adobe. Excellent skills in model making including color concrete models. His vast array of work and study is composed as “A marriage of Architecture, Art and Phenomenology(spirit)”. His interest in color, detail, meaning and time has pursued him to study the works of Michelangelo, Borromini and Carlo Scarpa in Italy, and the character and color palette of Frida Khalo and the ruins of Mexico City, Yucatán, and Chiapas. Further more his studies/travels to Italy, Netherlands, Germany and Mexico has made him develop a sensibility for better and intentional architecture that anchors a sense of unity, creativity and belonging- fostering growth and learning in each community regardless of location and time. 

Employment 

JGMA, Chicago, IL, US, Project Architect

Project Designer/ Marketing Strategist
(Worked on all phases of design mostly: SD,DD,CD’s & material selection)
Prepared and developed architectural drawings to meet client specifications & coordinated with consultants and owner on mostly commercial and healthcare projects.
Systematizing graphics and standards for the firm

Jul 2017 - Jan 2020
 

Education 

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, MArch, Architecture

Teacher Assistant- with (Dan Wheeler) mentor-ship I managed/taught & oversaw half of 70 students in Construction Assemblies design.

Award 2020- (Year End Show | Faculty Fellowship Award - Best Graduate Project )
Award 2019- (Year End Show | Adrian D. Smith Architecture Award - Best in Show)
Award 2020- (Year End Show | Faculty Fellowship Award - Best Graduate Project)
Award 2018- (UIC Graduate Portfolio | Jury Choice - Best in Show Award )

Aug 2017 - May 2020
 

Judson University, Elgin IL, BArch, Architecure

May 2012 - May 2015
 

Awards 

Year End Show Award | Faculty Fellowship Award - Best Graduate Project, 1st Place

2020
 

Year End Show | Award Adrian D. Smith Architecture Award - Best in Show, 1st Place

2019
 

UIC Graduate Portfolio | Jury Choice - Best in Show Award, 1st Place

2018
 

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