Luis Flores

Luis Flores

Urbana, IL, US



I am Felipe Flores, an Ecuadorian architect specialized internationally in green building techniques. My research and passion are focused on vernacular construction and urban settlements around the world. At the moment, I am pursuing a graduate degree in Architecture (M.Arch)  with a concentration in Details and Fabrication at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. I have earned 5 years of professional experience in architecture, urban planning and research services. I have a high degree of professional performance and great teamwork skills. As a Fulbright Scholar, my life motto is: "be more, to serve better"



University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, US, Research Assistant

Project: Research into Neonatal Intensive Care Units in Illinois and their responsiveness to the opioid epidemic.
Prof: Aneesha Dharwadker
Activities: Assisting with data collection, Rhino modeling of health care units, energy simulation with Sefaira, and 3D printing

Jan 2020 - current


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, US, MArch, Architecture

Master of Architecture with a concentration in Detail and Fabrication
Expected Graduation: May 2020
Awards: FULBRIGHT Scholarship for graduate studies, Archon Prize, Arco Murray Prize, Earl Prize Nominee

Aug 2018 - current

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito, EC, BArch, Architecture

Duration: 5 Years Bachelor Program in Architecture
2 honorable mentions in the Latin American Congress of Architecture, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
4 honorable mentions in the Universidad Catolica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador

Aug 2009 - Feb 2015

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