Israel Fuentes

Israel Fuentes

Elizabeth, NJ, US



Hey Archinect community !

I received a B.F.A. in Architectural Design, after I graduated from Parsons, The New School for Design. I am an asset because of my exposure to interdisciplinary environments in many cities around the american continent. Not only do I know software, I have the capacity to think about the more diverse user in the the new spaces that we create. Because my rank as a an entry-level architect is seen above all, I have to add, I am a hard-working, and passionate person. I ready for the accelerating speed that I will need to work in, my references can endorse this! My goal's are beyond my level of skill, and I understand my place in this business. Please let me gain the experience that I need with your firm to achieve my vision of architecture. 



SU+RE HOUSE, Hoboken, CA, US, designer/builder

Set-up and maintain daily on-site work stations.
Lead student group construction operations
Build mock-ups and models of material layers and connections
Update gantt chart schedules

Jan 2015 - Nov 2015

The New School, New York, NY, US, Resident Advisor

Conducted monthly floor meetings to keep a cohesive and responsible community of 75 diverse students every year. Host workshops ( e.g. physical, mental, educational, and professional development) for newer advisors and agents of wellness. Maintained and followed protocols for the safety of building staff and residents.

Aug 2012 - Aug 2015

AySA, Buenos Aires, AR, Research Fellow

Interviewed 7 stakeholders and 4 community representatives to gain local perspectives and visions for the water and sewerage service defiency.
Presented 39 pages of quanitative and qualitative research findings in spanish to project administrators.

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

G7A | Gonzales Architects, San Francisco, CA, US, Architectural Design Intern

Worked on 4 simultaneous projects:
*Construction documents for a bathroom demolition/ remodel
* Kindergarden classroom design
* Pet mausoleum design
* Website design for the firms 25th anniversary

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Penny Harvest, New York, NY, US, Graphic Designer

Designed the book “9.12: Penny Harvest Students Reflect & Make a Difference to Honor September 11th.”
The process entailed a catalogue of 230 school submissions, and page layouts for the text and image based artifacts.

*Currently exhibited at the 9/11 memorial

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012


The New School, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Architectural Design

Aug 2011 - May 2015


1st Place competition Winner, 1st Place

About the Solar Decathlon
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency.


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