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Jorge Andrés Silén Rivera

Jorge Andrés Silén Rivera

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Employment 

INABA WILLIAMS ARCHITECTS, Brooklyn, NY, US, Junior Architect

Jun 2018 - current
 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, US, Instructor

Build + Design Workshop "TECHOS": Disaster Response(s) for Puerto Rico
In collaboration with Luisel Zayas, Danniely Staback

Jan 2018 - Feb 2018
 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, US, TA Prof. Lara Baladi - Photography Darkroom Management

MIT, ACT
Photography Darkroom Management, Aug 2016- May 2017
TA (Prof. Lara Baladi), Aug 2017 - Dec 2017
Course: Advanced Photography and Related Media

Aug 2016 - Dec 2017
 

SCF Arquitectos, San Juan, PR, US, Architect in training

Concept design, fieldwork, as-built, research, 3d models, construction plans, renders, illustrations.
http://www.scf-pr.com/

Jan 2012 - Dec 2012
 

Union 703, San Juan, PR, US, Architect in training

Concept design, fieldwork, as-built, research, 3d models, construction plans, renders, illustrations.
http://u703.wordpress.com/

Jan 2012 - Dec 2012
 

Education 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, School of Architecture + Planning

Aug 2014 - Jun 2018
 

China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, CN, MIT - Half-term Summer workshop

The rural workshop developed by Wang Shu (Pritzker Prize recipient) of the Chinese Academy of Arts and Professor Adele Santos (MIT). Worked intimately with a rural village in China, learned hands techniques through mock-ups with local craftspeople and builders, and designed civic structures.

Jul 2017 - Jul 2017
 

University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, Rio Piedras, PR, US, BArch, Environmental Design

Jan 2009 - Jul 2014
 

Stanford University, Stanford, CA, US, AEC Global Teamwork - PBL Lab

"The mission is to prepare the next generation of AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) to team up with professionals from other disciplines worldwide and leverage the advantages of innovative collaboration technologies."
hhtp://pbl.stanford.edu

Jan 2013 - May 2013
 

ELISAVA School of Design and Engineering of Barcelona., Barcelona, ES, Summer Exchange Program

Digital Design Fabrication with an emphasis on Rhinoceros, Grasshopper, Rhinonest, rapid prototyping and CAD/CAM devices in a studio environment.

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011
 

Awards 

MIT SA+P Graduate Fellowship Award, Scholarship

Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2014

2018
 

Magna Cum Laude Degree: BA in Environmental Design, Scholarship

Universidad of Puerto Rico, School of Architecture, Jun 2014

2014
 

Short Film Competition - (Concurso Cortos DC), 1st Place

Universidad de Palermo, Camera and Lighting I, March 2014
The experimental Film "Orange" focused on the storytelling power of cinematography.Writer / Director

2014
 

Monserrate Comunity Center Competition, 3rd Place

University of Puerto Rico, May 2012
Student Competition - 3rd place

Design of a community center in the neighborhood of Santurce which incorporated
housing, sports facilities and public areas open to the city. Competition sponsored by SCF architects.

2012
 

Notre Dame de l’Assomption Cathedral, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1st Place

With SCF Arquitectos, Puerto Rico
Licensed Architect and Team Leader - Segundo Cardona FAIA

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills