Mauro Buffa

Mauro Buffa

Alexandria, VA, US

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Flip me Up, Washington DC, Project manager, Job Captain

Oversee complete project from concept to execution for a small investment company working actively in the DNV area.

Jan 2017 - current

Portman Architects, Atlanta, GA, US, Junior Associates

 Responsible for project design and implementation.
 Duties include 3D and parametric modelling, energy modelling, design optimization and form-finding. Also liaise with clients and consultants as necessary.
 Coordinated a team of 3 for the design of the Yangpu Masterplan, Shanghai, China.
 Collaborated with clients to present Yangpu Masterplan to government officials in Shanghai.
 Devised innovative solution to minimize project construction costs through the use of an optimized geometry for the Hyundai Headquarters competition.
 Used solar radiation analysis to design an environmentally-responsible facade for the Georgia Tech High Performance Computing Center.

Aug 2010 - Aug 2016

Peralta Architects, Rome, IT, Project Manager

 Responsibilities included project design and implementation.
 Coordinated a team for the design of the Rainbow Tower, a high rise residential project in Mumbai, India.
 Coordinated interaction with consultants.
Intern Architect
September 2007 – September 2010

Jan 2011 - Jul 2011

Portman Architects, Atlanta, GA, US, Intern Architect

Responsibilities included creating 3D models, architectural drawings, and documents.
 Coordinated with consultants.
 Pioneered Rhino 3D software to the office workflow process.

Sep 2007 - Sep 2010

RJT+R, Atlanta, GA, US, Intern Architect

 Responsibilities included creating architectural drawings and documents.
 Introduced 3D design approach to the firm.

May 2007 - Sep 2010


Georgia Tech, Atlanta Junction, GA, US, Masters, Digital design and fabrication

The Master of Science in Architecture program focused in Digital Design and Fabrication is intended for those students with prior preparation in architecture and allied professions who seek to master the integrative knowledge and skills that are redefining the field. The Digital Design and Fabrication concentration focuses on generative design systems and parametric modeling to develop new building forms and close the gap between conception and realization. The curriculum addresses material properties and selection; product performance; machining processes; numerical control production processes; and design-for-fabrication criteria.

Aug 2014 - May 2016

Università degli studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, IT, BArch, architeture


Sep 1998 - May 2004


Erasmus scholarship, Grant

2000-2001 Erasmus scholarship granted from the Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands.


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