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Nieves Monasterio

Nieves Monasterio

New York, NY, US

 

About 

STUDIO MONASTERIO DESIGN is a design firm founded by Nieves Monasterio.Nieves studied Architecture in Barcelona  and at the Architectural Association in London.She worked for internationally recognized architectural firms before creating SMD in 2011.SMD is a multidisciplinary design practice providing services in the areas of consulting, architecture, and interior design. The studio aspires for work to reflect simple and inspired design solutions and an attentive project management.

Employment 

Asymptote Architecture, New York, NY, US, Project Manager- Senior Architect

Coordinate the work of the Design team through Schematic Design Phase

Project : New Hermitage Modern Contemporary . Moscow

Feb 2015 - Jun 2015
 

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), New York, NY, US, Senior Architect

Projects:
-“Penn Station redevelopment” Pennsylvania Station Redevelopment and Extension
-“Hudson River Yards Competition ” Master Plan 2 Million sq/ft Chelsea,NY

Nov 2006 - Jun 2009
 

Grimshaw, New York, NY, US, Architect Designer

Projects
-“New steel’s Museum” AIA Honor Award

Jun 2005 - Jul 2006
 

OMA, Rotterdam, NL, Architect

Projects
-“Competition Master Plan sector Grao ” Valencia .Spain

Sep 2004 - Feb 2005
 

Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura, Barcelona, ES, Architect

Projects:
- “New Airport. Barcelona” Airport capacity 25 mill passangers
- Competition “New Airport Barcelona” AWARD 1 st Prize

Sep 1998 - Jun 2003
 

Education 

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), Brooklyn, NY, US, Advance Digital Modeling D-Lab

exploration of material systems, computation, natural systems and advanced fabrication techniques

http://biomimicry.org/network-event/embedded-intelligence-aa-visiting-school-new-york

Jul 2015 - Jul 2015
 

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), London, GB, Advance Digital Modeling D-Lab

Scripting with Rhino. Modeling Production: Laser Cutting, C.N.C milling,3 D Printer

Jul 2008 - Aug 2008
 

School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York, NY, US, Adobe Computer Design Prgrams

Photoshop, illustrator, In-Design,

Apr 2006 - Sep 2006
 

Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB), Barcelona, ES, MArch, Architecture

Architecture and Urban Planning

Sep 1997 - Jun 1998
 

Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB), Barcelona, ES, BArch, Architecture

Architecture

Sep 1992 - Jun 1997
 

Awards 

DUMBO DOZEN 2017 award, Honorable Mention

Dozen award to Architectural firm.
DUMBO Improvement District, Brooklyn New York

2017
 

RCP Competition: Cafe Restaurant PIER-1 Brooklyn Park, New York, 1st Place

RCP Competition: Cafe Restaurant PIER-1 Brooklyn Park, New York

"CAFÉ Roebling"
Landscape and architectural project,

2017
 

RCP Competition : Restaurant PIER-84 Hudson River Park, New York, Nomination

RCP Competition:
Restaurant PIER-84 Hudson River Park, New York

"Biegarten Café" restaurant with approximately 2,346 SF interior and approximately 3,930 SF exterior outdoor spaces located at West 44th Street in the Maritime Entertainment section of Hudson River Park

2017
 

RCP Competition: Bar Terrace & kiosk PIER-15 East river Esplanade, New York., Honorable Mention

RCP Competition: Bar Terrace & kiosk PIER-15 East river Esplanade, New York
"Quality Burguer "
Kiosk Bar with approximately 300 SF interior and approximately 2.500 SF outdoor terrace located at the PIER-15 in the Maritime Entertainment section of the East River Esplanade, New York.

2016
 

Competition for the extension of The Alamillo Park, Sevilla, Spain, Honorable Mention

2003
 

Architecture Games, 1st Place

Architecture Game selectionated by Carlos Ferrater Professor at the High Technical Architecture School of Barcelona E.T.S.A.B to be fabricated and marketed by the Association of Architects of Catalonia C.O.A.C

1996
 

Competition of ideas for the Madrid's Prado Museum Extension, 1st Place

Project selectionated by Eduard Bru, Dean at the High Technical Architecture School of Barcelona E.T.S.A.B to be presented in the International competition of Architects.

1994
 

"TECHNAL of Architecture", 2nd Place

Project selected by TECHNAL (facades,windows) to extend the cafeteria/restaurant of Architecture's school of Barcelona E.T.S.A.B

1994
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills