Daniel Cifuentes Santander

Daniel Cifuentes Santander

Gilbert, AZ, US



Spanish Architect/Urban Designer in Arizona looking to design unlikely futures! Versed in Parametrics and BIM modeling. Volunteer for



Adept Painting LLC, Gilbert, AZ, US, Architectural Designer/Project Manager

Directed 15-person crews to coordinate execution to architectural specifications
Designed various architectural projects including residential remodel
Communicated with general contractor to maintain project schedule
Managed + updated payroll system
Developed website featuring Flash + Html coding
Surveyed sites for dimensions for project specifications/as-builts

Jan 2006 - current

Collaborative Group Architects, Inc, Mesa, AZ, US, Architectural Intern

Established visuals + animations for prototype construction wall system
Participated in client meetings to develop concept and exceed project expectations
Assisted with presenting project during Planning + Zoning Commission meetings

May 2008 - Aug 2008

Associated Architects Inc., Mesa, AZ, Architectural Intern

Assisted project architect with construction document revisions
Managed client/contractor interface, drafted construction documents

May 2005 - Aug 2005


Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, MArch, Master of Architecture

Graduate Thesis Project | Unfolding the Edge: Neuquén, Argentina Imbedding the seeds of growth for the informal communities in Neuquén to flower, through the implementation of a public {infra}structure.

May 2007 - May 2011

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Masters, Master of Urban Design

Work on the Discovery Triangle Project with ASU and the tri-city areas of Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe.

May 2007 - May 2011

Arizona State University, Tempe Camp, AZ, US, Bachelors, Urban Planning

Urban Planning BSP with a minor in Business

Aug 2002 - May 2007



Ribera del Riachuelo y Cabecera Norte del Trasbordador Nicolás Avellaneda, Honorable Mention

Team placed 4th as Honorable Mention in the redesign for the La Boca area of Buenos Aires, Argentina, International competition.


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