Esteban Beita

Esteban Beita

Westwood, NJ, US



Proactive, high energy individual with a proven ability to build trust and develop effective relationships. Proven track record in learning and development. Effectively performs at the highest level in difficult and challenging environments. Excellent organizational skills, combined with the ability to adapt to new challenges. Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with expertise in working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.



New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, US, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Urban Design (ARCH 4710)
Building Technology II (ARCH 1230)
Visual Studies I (ARCH 1191)
Visual Studies II (ARCH1291)
Design Foundation II (ARCH 1210)
Architecture Design III (ARCH 2311))

Jan 2012 - current

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architecture

Introduction to Design II (ARCH 164)
Japanese Architecture (ARCH 662) Invited lecturer

Jan 2012 - current

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architecture

Design Fundamentals I (AAID-101)
Design Fundamentals II (AAID-102)
Architecture Visualization II (AAID-240)
Architecture Visualization I (AAID-140)
Architecture Design I (ARCH-201)
Architecture Design II (ARCH-202)
Exploring Architecture

Jan 2011 - current

Wabi Design, New York, NY, US, Principal Founder

- Design consultant
- Creation of sustainable projects
- Application of Traditional Japanese Design principles for improving contemporary and urban architecture
- 3D architectural Rendering

Jan 2008 - current

NOVOA occidental (La Paz Developers), Costa Rica, San José, CR, Architect, Design Consultant

- In charge of development and planning of new design projects
- Creation and planning of conceptual designs for new projects
- Performed research on the sustainability of new projects to local conditions
- Coordinated the application of sustainable architecture suited to local conditions

Mar 2003 - current

University of Tokyo, Tokyo, JP, 3D Architecture Rendering Specialist

- In charge or creating photo realistic computer rendering for projects create for the Institute of Industrial Science at the University of Tokyo.

Jan 2010 - Sep 2010

Kengo Kuma and Associates, Tokyo, JP, Architect Assistant

- Translated ideas into drawings and visual forms
- Coordinated the successful simultaneous development of several projects
- Created photo realistic renderings for competitions and publications
- Assisted in the development of design projects

Jan 2006 - Oct 2009

Fractal Architects, Tokyo, JP, Principal, Consultant

- Provided consultation regarding the application of Japanese design in contemporary architecture
- Coordinated and created 3d renderings, simulations and animations
- Coordinated the preparation and execution of architecture competitions and projects

Mar 2008 - May 2009

Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects, Tokyo, JP, Intern

- Translated ideas into physical and 3d generated models
- Assisted in the development of design projects
- Produced and revised competition graphics and drawings

Jan 2006 - Nov 2006

The Hillier Group, New York, NY, US, Architect Assistant

- Improved time management skills, leading to better coordination between multiple projects and tasks
- Assisted architects in generating ideas for new designs
- Assisted in the correcting construction drawing sets

Jan 2001 - Jun 2003


University of Tokyo, PhD, Architecture

Performed research on traditional Japanese architecture design principles and its influence and application in urban and contemporary spaces

Apr 2007 - Sep 2010

University of Tokyo, MArch, Architecture

Performed research on the flexibility of traditional Japanese architecture, including its ability to control and frame views

Apr 2005 - Sep 2007

University of Costa Rica (UCR), BArch, Architecture

Specialized in building construction and project management

Jan 2003 - Mar 2005

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), BArch, Architecture

Received training on design, building construction, and 3d modeling

Jan 1998 - May 2003


Monbukagakusho Scholarship, Scholarship

Award given by the Japanese Government to study and conduct research in Japan. The award was given to me from 2005-2010


International Symposium Grant, University of Tokyo, Grant


Areas of Specialization