Marivi Perdomo Caba

Marivi Perdomo Caba

New York, NY, US



Architect (BArch) and Sustainability Manager (MSSM)

Focused on sustainability and climate-oriented design; encompassing energy and resource efficiency on architecture and urban-scale projects. 



ReCua, Santo Domingo, DO, Research Assistant: The Building Industry on The Emerging Market of “Green Architecture"

• Researched on ways to transform the construction industry to more sustainable practices.
• Analyzed and adapted LEED® for Homes standards to the Caribbean/ Dominican context.
• Elaborated catalogue of materials and its environmental attributes, composition, and adequate uses.

Selected as Opening Dissertation by the United Nations Environment Program –UNEP- in 2009’s Climate Change Congress.

Client: Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Campus Santo Tomás de Aquino
Reference: Marcos Barinas •

Jan 2015 - current

Columbia University, The Earth Institute, New York, NY, US, Responsiveness & Resilience in the Built Environment + Integrative Capstone CGA

• Worked with teams to develop resilient responses for the City of Butte, Montana.
• Provided assistance in design workshops.
• Collaborated with the Architecture School Faculty and Students at Montana Tech.
Reference: Lynnette Widder •

Jan 2014 - Dec 2014

Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Santo Domingo, DO and Ponce, PR, Invited Professor - Teaching Assistant -

• Architecture Studios and Urban Planning Courses.
• Worked with faculty and students from Pontifical schools of Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic.
• Visited sites and analyzed urban context for project proposals.
• Assisted professors with grading and project critique.
• Coordinated the Summer of 2013 Pre-academic program.
• Advised for a design proposal to revitalize a degraded urban site and waterfront in Ponce, PR.

Reference: Shaney Peña •

Jan 2010 - Jul 2013

ARQ* Talleres, Santo Domingo, DO, Architect – Construction (Architectural) Supervisor

• Designed and built a 3,185 sq m indoors theme park for children 1-12.
• Construction supervision (Architectural supervision: Finishing, lighting, material selection)
• Awarded 2nd Prize in the 2012 International Biennale of Architecture.

May 2011 - Apr 2013

Orbitarq SA, Santo Domingo, DO, Junior Architect

Clients / Projects: Andares del Mirador – Banco del Progreso – LOGROVAL 16

Reference: Laura Geraldes •

Sep 2009 - Jul 2012


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Sustainability Management

Analysis for Energy Efficiency
Earth's Climate System
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Responsiveness and Resiliency in the Built Environment
Sustainable Cities
Sustainability Communications Strategy and Reporting
Political Economy of Energy and Climate Change Policy
Sustainability Management
Financing the Green Economy
Hungry City (Urban Metabolism)
Integrative Capstone Workshop
Water Governance
Energy and Sustainable Development
Geographic Information Systems

Sep 2013 - May 2015

Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Santo Domingo, DO, BArch, Architecture

• Architecture Studios (9)
• Built Environment
• Climate-oriented Design
• Energy Efficiency
• Planning
• Research
• Resource Use Efficiency
• Resilience
• Sustainability
• Urban Design
• Graphic Design

Aug 2004 - Sep 2009


11th International Biennial of Architecture: Niñópolis - Descubria Educative Park, 2nd Place

11th International Biennial of Architecture
November 2012
[arq*, Interior Design category]


10th Biennial of Architecture: Dajouana Binational Park, 1st Place

Grand Biennial Prize for the Bi-national Ecological Park Haiti-Dominican Republic. [Collaborator]
November 2010
Urban Landscape Design


Association for Vertical Farming: Mott Haven Fresh, 1st Place

Winning Association for Vertical Farming concept urban farm for a site located in NYC.


National Industries SA: Stand Design, 2nd Place

National Industries Design Award
October 2005.
National Industries (INCA) stand for the 2006 National Building Expo.


Areas of Specialization