Estela Alvarado

Estela Alvarado

Miami, FL, US



Architecture and design professional with 15 years of experience in residential design and construction. Highly effective at incorporating the principals of great masters or architecture including Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Le Corbusier, Respectful of the site to be altered. Considerate of the surroundings whether natural or man-built. Seeking optimal orientation for best views and sun incidence. Integrating an environmental approach. Striving for connection inside and outside of the building. Grasping the essence of space.


Donna Mazzilli Design, Miami, FL, US, Collaborator

Aug 2016 - current

Ba Design Group, Miami, FL, US, Collaborator

Mostly interior design. Projects in Miami, Mexico City, and New York.

Jan 2014 - current

Archbop, Miami, FL, US, Principal Architect

Aug 2010 - current

Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM), Tampico, MX, Guest Professor

Taught an intensive all day class for Revit beginners.

Dec 2009 - Dec 2009

Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM), Monterrey, MX, Associate Professor

Taught a Design Studio to third year architecture students. A “Godfather” was assigned to each of the students. During the semester, they were to fully study their “Godfather” (Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Louis Kahn, etc.) and by the end of the semester, they were to design a house using the principals their architect did.

Aug 2008 - Dec 2009

TAL - Taller de Agustin Landa, Monterrey, MX, Collaborator

In charge of numerous residential and multi family projects from design to construction phase, maintaining a direct relationship with clients and contractors.

May 2006 - Dec 2009


Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (ETSAM), Polytéchnic University of Madrid, Madrid, ES, Masters, MCH - Master in Collective Housing

Jan 2010 - Sep 2010

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), London, GB, Knowledge Exchange Seminar

While studying my Master in Collective Housing at UPM (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), we carried out a "Knowledge Exchange Program" where students from the AA (Architectural Association School of Architecture) in London studying their Master in Sustainable Environmental Design travelled to our university in Madrid and presented their projects. We also visited key buildings in the city and explained them. We then travelled to London and presented our projects at the AA. We also had our dose of visiting key buildings in London.

May 2010 - May 2010

Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM), Monterrey, MX, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2002 - May 2007

BAC Barcelona Architecture Center, Barcelona, ES, Exchange Program ITESM

Jan 2005 - May 2005


Haiti - Habitat Competition, Honorable Mention


Cátedra Luis Barragán, Honorable Mention


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