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Juan Ramon Cantu

Juan Ramon Cantu

Hidalgo, TX, US

 
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About 

I am an architectural designer originally from Mexico, with studies in the Illinois Institute of Technology, the Texas Southmost College and the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology.

Throughout my education I developed an interest in the intersection between history and technology in architecture and thus, try to articulate my ideas through writing and digital design. 

Juan Ramon's Featured Articles on Archinect

Post-Digital Rendering: Leaving Drawing Behind, Thu, Apr 1 '21

Not too long ago, a novel graphic representation, rebelling against the digital tools and techniques that dominated the past two decades, took the architecture world by surprise. Post-Digital Drawing, coming mostly from European offices, started propagating across professional circles ...

Post-Digital Rendering: Leaving Drawing Behind
 

Employment 

Orange Made Architecture, McAllen, TX, US, Architectural Intern

Mar 2021 - current
 

JL-OFFICE, Barcelona, ES, Architectural Intern

May 2019 - Dec 2020
 

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, US, Assistant Instructor

Jul 2020 - Jul 2020
 

Wrightwood 659, Chicago, IL, US, Gallery Intern

May 2018 - Jun 2019
 

Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize, Chicago, IL, US, Student Assistant

Feb 2018 - Mar 2018
 

Education 

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Aug 2015 - May 2019
 

Texas Southmost College, Brownsville, TX, US, Associates of Science in Architecture

Aug 2013 - May 2015
 

Awards 

Schiff Foundation Fellowship for Architecture, Nomination

2019
 

Jerrold Loebl Travelling Scholarship, Scholarship

2019
 

IIT Advanced Studios Faculty Award, Award

2019
 

Sherwin E. Small Traveling Scholarship, Scholarship

2018
 

Dwight T. Black Memorial Scholarship, Nomination

2018
 

Dwight T. Black Memorial Scholarship, Nomination

2017
 

Lower Rio Grande Valley AIA Scholarship, Scholarship

2015
 

Lower Rio Grande Valley AIA Scholarship, Scholarship

2014
 

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