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Juan Garcia-Maruri, Architect

Juan Garcia-Maruri, Architect

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 


A Licensed  Architect with U.S. and International experience and capable of running a project from concept through CD's to final construction close-out. Project experience includes Commercial Office Buildings- Tenant Improvements, Theme Park Entertainment, Retail, K-12 schools, Community College Master Planning, Retail, Multifamily and Custom residential, both in the USA and international locations. Successful teamwork, relationship with clients, key stakeholders and agencies to resolve challenging design problems and meet budget and time constraints.Fluency in Spanish and English.

Specialties: Conceptual Design to CD'S. Design-build. Client liaison. Sustainable Research and Design. Managing Design teams. Entitlements.Licensed in California and Colorado.Licensed Contractor in California

Elsewhere:

Employment 

netarq design group,inc, Los Angeles, CA, US, Principal

• Founder and Principal. Established successful client relationships and
timely coordination of projects from initial Concept sketch to Project’s
Final Completion.
• Scope of work included Code Research, Conceptual design, preparation of
Presentation submittals to client and stakeholders such as 3D renderings and
Models. Preparation and submission of entitlement documentation,
Specifications, CD’s, consultant coordination, plan check revisions, marketing
and web design. Coordinated and completed construction of several Custom
Single Family Homes in Southern California.

Jul 2013 - current
 

Walt Disney Imagineering - Cuningham Group Arch., Glendale, CA, US, Senior Facility Designer

• Senior Facility Designer at Walt Disney’s Imagineering ED&E creative
campus.
• Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction
Documentation Submittals for “Battle of the Sunken Treasure: Pirates of
the Caribbean” entertainment project that will be located at the new
Disney’s Shanghai-China Theme Park.
Tasks included facility design and coordination with other disciplines such
as Structural, Civil, Show Lighting and Sound, Interiors, Disney’s Area
development, Disney’s Park operations and Creative-Production teams.
• Working closely with lead Concept Architects and Prepared and
coordinating 3d- work-in-progress presentations for Disney’s creative
team.

Oct 2011 - Jul 2013
 

netarq design group, inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Principal

• Founder and Principal. Established successful client relationships and
timely coordination of projects from initial Concept sketch to Project’s
Final Completion.
• Scope of work included Code Research, Conceptual design, preparation of
Presentation submittals to client and stakeholders such as 3D renderings and
Models. Preparation and submission of entitlement documentation,
Specifications, CD’s, consultant coordination, plan check revisions, marketing
and web design. Coordinated and completed construction of several Custom
Single Family Homes in Southern California.

May 2005 - Oct 2011
 

Berliner Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Architect.

• As project Architect I participated in all phases of design for Custom
Residential, Commercial, Community College Campus Master Planning and
K-12 Projects.
• Tasks included Code Research, Conceptual design, Presentation submittals
to clients, stakeholders and competitions. I completed and submitted
entitlement documentation, Specifications and Contract documents.
Additionally I would perform consultant coordination, plan
check revisions and created marketing and web design solutions for the firm.

May 2001 - May 2005
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Jan 1990 - May 1994
 

Awards 

ASLA Merit Award, Los Angeles Valley College Campus Wide Improvements, Honorable Mention

2005
 

2005. Design Share Merit Award for innovative School Design: L. A. High Tech High., Honorable Mention

2005
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills