Javier Blancas

Javier Blancas

New York, NY, US

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Efficiency Lab for Architecture PLLC, New York, Junior Designer

Jan 2022 - current

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Model Maker

Working in collaboration with three other colleagues, we were responsible for the fabrication of a 3/32 scale model of the Dudhsagar Dairy Complex located in Mehsana, India by Achyut P. Kanvinde (1970 - 1973). This formed part of a larger MoMA + Cooper Union collaboration for the fabrication of models
for an upcoming exhibition on modernism in South Asia.

Jan 2020 - Oct 2021

The Pual Laux Digital Architecture Studio, The Cooper Union, New York, NY, US, Computer Laboratory Monitor

Assisted art and architecture students with digital fabrication within a fully-equipped facility supporting 3D printing, laser cutting, and other 3D modeling services.

Sep 2019 - May 2021

The Student Lecture Series Committee of The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union, New York, NY, US, Curator and Chair

Curated a series of lectures responding to the school’s current pedagogical inquiry through open calls and submissions of suggested speakers.

Sep 2017 - May 2021

STUDIO FIERRO, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

Designed exhibition and domestic interiors for both clients and competition entries. Designs were largely driven through the model making process for the tangible exploration of design concepts, as well as producing schematic and design development drawings sets with some CD set work.

die FIRMA Gallery - New York, NY
Emergency Housing in Mexico Competition Entry
Bedstuy Townhouse - New York, NY

Jun 2019 - Aug 2019


The Cooper Union, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2016 - May 2021


Abraham E Kazan Award for Urban Design, Award

Abraham E. Kazan Award for Urban Design, established in 1965 by Co-op Village in honor of Mr. Kazan, recognized as the father of non-profit cooperative housing programs.


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