Andres Alvarez-Davila

Andres Alvarez-Davila

New York, NY, US

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Beyer Blinder Belle, New York, NY, US, Intern

Prepare ASIs for various projects under construction, chiefly the Frick Collection expansion. Conduct visual survey of window master plan. Assist with diagrams for CD. Set up and/or organize drawing sets for various projects.

May 2021 - Aug 2021

Columbia GSAPP, New York, Urban Design Research Assistant

Assist Prof. Richard Plunz on material for publication and research related to the Earth Institute. Duties include archival research, citations, and editing essays for inclusion in upcoming book.

Sep 2019 - May 2021

Buell Center, Columbia GSAPP, New York, Research Assistant

Collaborate on survey of built-envioronment curricula across the United States as part of ongoing Green Reconstruction initiative. Help host a conference and write for Power website.

Jun 2020 - Aug 2020

Friends of the Upper East Side, New York, NY, US, Intern

Produce content for a map and guide to the Upper East Side’s seven historic districts and Yorkville. Collaborate with staff to monitor alterations within the historic districts and assist in preparing testimony for items up for review by the Landmarks Preservation Commission.

Jun 2019 - Aug 2019

Dumbarton Oaks & Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC, Humanities Fellow

Fellowship awarded to recent Harvard graduates in the humanities at Dumbarton Oaks and the Folger Shakespeare Library. At Dumbarton Oaks, curate exhibition on cherry blossoms in Washington DC. At Folger, assist curating pop-up exhibitions, investigate Spanish collection, and research for exhibition on printed images in the age of Shakespeare.

Sep 2017 - May 2018

Marvel Architects, San Juan, PR, US, Intern

Build model of Brooklyn Navy Yard. Repair architectural models and prepare bases for exhibiting past models. Take measurements of an art school in a historic building for possible future intervention.

Jun 2016 - Jul 2016


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture & Historic Preservation

Dual M.Arch and M.S. Historic Preservation.

Sep 2018 - May 2022

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Bachelors, Romance Languages and Literatures

A.B. with concentration in Romance Languages and Literatures
Magna cum laude, John Harvard Scholar (top 5% by GPA), GPA 3.95

Sep 2013 - May 2017


Honor Award for Outstanding Thesis in Historic Preservation, Award

Prize awarded for a master’s thesis that best demonstrates excellence in the field of Historic Preservation.


GSAPP Dean’s Scholarship, Scholarship

Highest merit scholarship offered.


Dumbarton Oaks Humanities Fellow, Other

Fellowship awarded to recent Harvard graduates in the humanities at Dumbarton Oaks and the Folger Shakespeare Library.