Luis Alava

Luis Alava

Woodside, NY, US

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I was born in Ecuador, but raised in New York City. My family and I moved when I was 10 years old. Since then New York has been my home. I am now enrolled as an architecture student at the New York City College of Technology pursuing my degree in architecture technology.

I am a highly motivated and determined honor student, whose approach in design 
projects has led to excellent results. I am currently seeking a position in the architecture/design field to expand my knowledge and potentially advance professionally. 



R.A. Stinson & Associates, INC., New York, NY, US, CAD Drafter

-Currently working on the construction documents of a new commercial space in Long Island.
-Assisted with the DOB approval drawings for a townhouse remodeling in Manhattan.
-Created multiple renderings for the exterior remodeling of a Charter School in the Bronx.

Jun 2020 - current

Self-Employed, New York, NY, US, Private Tutoring

-Helped students with computer software such as; Rhino and Revit.
-Used my experience and knowledge in different areas of study to help students achieved their goals academically.
-Taught students hand-drafting techniques.

Jan 2019 - current


New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, Architecture Technology

I am currently enrolled in the BTech degree program that majors in Architecture.

Aug 2017 - current

City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Science

I graduated with a BS. with a major in psychology.

Aug 2006 - Jul 2017


Chester Herber Memorial Award, Award

Highest Academic Achievement


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