Pebel Rodriguez

Pebel Rodriguez

New York, NY, US

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Licensed Architect with over 10 years of professional experience in New York City and abroad. Certified Passive House Designer and LEED Accredited Professional with a Master of Science in Urban Environmental Systems Management from Pratt Institute. Experienced in high-end residential, institutional, corporate offices, mixed-use development, Passive House and LEED projects. Expert in sustainable design and high-performance buildings.



Atelier Essex, New York, NY, US, Founding Principal

Dec 2020 - current

FXCollaborative, New York, NY, US, Architect

Part of the construction administration team for the new Columbia Bussiness School in Manhattanville, NY. Two 11- story buildings, LEED Gold (expected), part of the newly designed campus by Renzo Piano.

May 2018 - Dec 2020

Kiss + Cathcart, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

• Project Manager of the Bronx River Alliance Headquarters a LEED Platinum project where photovoltaic arrays are anticipated to supply over 90% of the energy demand through on-site solar energy generation. Under Construction Administration phase.

• Project Manager of a multifamily Passive House Project in Brooklyn. Construction Administration phase.

• Part of a 4-person team for a Passive House mixed-use building, including 189 units of affordable housing, senior housing and a community center, Design Development.

Jul 2016 - May 2018

The Plant Republic, inc, New York, NY, US, Freelance Landscape Architectural Designer

Landscape design of four projects; including a 3 acres residential property in Southampton, NY.

• Assist the principal in the design development of a 10,000 sf wood- land garden, 4 green roofs, 2 interior gardens, 20,000 sf of walking paths and tall grasses, and a 1,000 sf vegetable garden.

Jan 2014 - May 2018

Bories & Shearron, New York, NY, US, Intermediate Architect

Responsible of two landmark high-end residential projects in New York City and a 8,000 sqft residence in East Hampton, NY.

• Assist Lead designer in design development of a $14 million gut renovation of a landmark residence
• Perform zoning analysis based New York City zoning laws.
• Create LPC packages for submission to the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission
• Create DOB packages for submission to the New York City Department of Buildings.
• Participate in New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing
• Develop design and construction drawings for all four projects.
• Provide site observation; coordinated with consultants, contractors and decorators during design and construction phase.

May 2014 - Jul 2016

VOXEL•ESTUDIO, Dominican Republic/New York City, Co-Founder

High-End Residential; Commercial; Hospitality:

• Construction documents, design development, zoning and DOB packages. Interior design, landscape design, site surveying and construction administration. Furniture design and manufacturing.

Oct 2008 - Jan 2013

Orbitarq SA, Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic, Junior Architect

High-End Residential; Hospitality:

Construction document development and BIM modeling for a 44,330 sf corporate building. Member of a 5 person team.

Jan 2011 - Jan 2012


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Masters, Urban Environmental Systems Management

-Co-Chair of the Graduate Student Organization Leaders in Environmental Advocacy at Pratt (LEAP).
-Head archivist for the School of Architecture’s Graduate Planning Department, Programs for Sustainable Planning & Development (PSPD).
-Scholarship from the Sustainable Planning Department

Jan 2013 - May 2015

Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña (UNPHU), Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic, BArch, Architecture and Urbanism

Bachelor of Architecture

Oct 2005 - Dec 2011


Leadership in Sustainability Award, Award

Student Award for proven outstanding leadership in the advancement of sustainability on the Pratt campus and use of sustainable values in personal work.


Pratt Institute Graduate Scholarship, Scholarship

Scholarship from the School of Architecture's Graduate Planning Department, Programs for Sustainable Planning and Development (PSPD).


XI International Architecture Biennale of Santo Domingo - BIASD, Honorable Mention

Thesis Project: Cultural Center of the East Region
Subject: Metaphors - Mimesis in Architecture
Santo Domingo's XI International Biennale of Architecture [BIASD]


Internacional Competition for the Urban Landscape of La Puntilla, Puerto Plata, Honorable Mention

'Quedate en mi Casa' San Felipe de Puerto Plata
Secretaria de Estado de Turismo [SECTUR].
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