Galo Oyarce

Galo Oyarce

Vancouver, BC, CA

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Mcleod Bovell Modern Houses, Vancouver, BC, CA, Residential Designer

I collaborated on various projects (W2nd House, Ande House, Lawr House) to elaborate on details and other architectural drawings, besides other two projects, Ando House and W4th House, where I was involved in the design, documentation and management process. The primary duties were to prepared and modified architectural design concepts and development for all phases of design, 3D massing and detail modelling, interior concept development, prepare packages for municipal and administrative approval processes, and coordinate working drawings to liaise with appropriate consultants.

Dec 2017 - current

Jorge Hrdina Architects, Sydney, Australia, Graduate Architect (Intern)

I collaborated on three different projects (Latham House, Stone House, Makin House) elaborating architectural drawings; plans sections and elevation and creating windows and doors schedules, supporting the job of other team members

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

AOS Real Estate and Investment, Santiago, Chie, Architect

Facilitated two projects, La Llavería Mall (Cencosud) and
El Bosque Mall. I coordinated construction details for the first project and completed pre-project architectural development for the second (design and construction details). I oversaw weekly meetings and project supervision, in addition to the legal process corresponding to each project

Sep 2013 - Oct 2014

Ivanovic-Zuvic Family, Santiago, Chile, Interior Architect (Freelance)

For Casa Mirador project, I developed the interior design of both the Kitchen and Walk-In Closet of the Master Bedroom for the Seeger family, maximizing visual space and creating fluid use of storage to accommodate the needs of the clients.

Oct 2013 - Dec 2013

Donaggio - Architecture and Glass Design, Santiago, Chile, Architect in Retail, Sales, Works and Budgets

Counselling clients on creating glass and crystal work, on both large and small scales, to be installed in commercial spaces, hospitals, schools, apartment buildings and private residences. I also led the supervision of each stage of development for projects sold in my name, encompassing manufacturing, measurements, budget, sales and post-sales.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2013

WLR Arquitectos, Santiago, Chie, Graduate Architect

Developed the Las Nieves School Heritage Building's reconstruction, severely damaged after the Chilean earthquake of February 2010. Focusing on the site's conservation and restoration, I created a new image based on the original structure but with a contemporary look. Modified old areas of the building to create open space and maximize natural light in the new project. I worked in a team of two other architects to coordinate the project's distinct phases and processes. Currently, the Las Nieves School is one of the structures featured in the 2015 Chilean Architectural Biennial

Jun 2011 - May 2012

Beaver Creek Resort, Beaver Creek, CO, US, Ski Instructor

I created daily lesson plans for various classes and student levels in addition to developing dynamic learning-based activities. Trust and relationship-building were essential influencing parent-child interactions, as parents were informed daily of their children’s progress.

Jan 2011 - Apr 2011

SharpShooter Imaging, Beaver Creek, CO, US, Photographer

Sports/Action photography and portraits. I did the communication with clients to discuss the images required and how they want to use them. I worked in different locations and circumstances to get the right photo according to a previous conversation.

Dec 2010 - Mar 2011


Free School of Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Experimental Summer School

Jun 2017 - Jul 2017

Comgrap, Santiago, Chile, Revit Architecture Basic

Sep 2016 - Oct 2016

Universidad Finis Terrae, Santiago, Chile, MArch, Architecture

Mar 2009 - Dec 2010

Universidad Finis Terrae, Santiago, Chile, BArch, Architecture

Apr 2004 - Dec 2008


Building of the Year 2016 (Refurbishment), Nomination

Nominated to Building of the Year 2016 (Refurbishment)


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