Gabriela Valdez

Gabriela Valdez

New York, NY, US

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Edificación Industrial y Servicios, Guadalajara, MX, Project Manager

-Developed, directed and supervised design documentation and construction administration of 7,800 sf house in Guadalajara, with a turnkey contract. Responsible for material coordination and delivery. Delivered project on time and within budget.

May 2018 - May 2019

Freelance, Guadalajara, MX, Project Architect

-Developed construction documents and construction administration services for two 5,000 sf houses for a single client.

May 2017 - May 2019

Grado Arquitectos, Guadalajara, MX, Project Architect

-As part of a team, we developed the final architectural project of a retirement house called “La Pueblita” in Ajijic, Jalisco.
-Created physical models.
-Created architectural proposals for client presentations.

Jun 2017 - Jun 2018

Freelance, Guadalajara, MX, Project Architect

-Finished the design, final architectural project, and provided construction administration and management services for a house in El Cielo Country Club.

Jun 2016 - Nov 2017

Echauri Morales Arquitectos, Guadalajara, MX, Assistant Architect

-Urban, commercial and residential project drawing documentation.
-Coordinated engineering drawings with the architectural project.
Supervised the construction of projects and coordinated suppliers, workers and contractors.
Coordinated the renovation of a house.
-Found and hired contractors.

Jun 2014 - May 2017

Echauri Morales Arquitectos, Guadalajara, MX, Intern

-Worked in the Encore Hotel Guadalajara construction documents.
-Worked in pedestrian bridges construction documents.

Jun 2012 - Jun 2014


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Masters, Master Science, of Architecture

Thesis book: Thinking Space

May 2019 - May 2020

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Guadalajara, MX, BArch, Architecture

Academics Achievements:
-Final Project: We entered in the Arquine magazine contest: No. 16: El Umbral de las Americas (Tijuana, B.C.).
-Excellence in integral formation award.
-Workshop: “Collage as a design tool”.
-Open Room Exhibition.
-Study trips: Mexico City (2014), Medellin (summer 2013), Chicago (summer 2012), Mexico City: Luis Barragán buildings tour (2010)
-Soccer team member.

Aug 2009 - May 2014

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