Cesar Langa

Cesar Langa

New York

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Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman & Associates Architects, llc, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Managed 6 main projects, listed below. Responsibilities include: preparing zoning analysis, preliminary sketches, construction documents, construction administration and punch lists. Work closely with clients and expeditors to get DOB, DOT, Landmark and ConEd approvals. Attend weekly site meetings with contractor. Coordinate with hotel representatives to satisfy brand standards in all trades including Interior Design and Mechanical requirements. Verify all projects comply with Building Code, HPD and ADA regulations. Review submittals, shop drawings, RFI’s and change orders.

– Hyatt Place Times Sq: 350 W 39th Street / 520 Rooms / 180,000 sf / Open: 2019
– Marriott SpringHill Suites: 338 W 36th Street / 542 Rooms / 192,100 sf / Open: 2019
– Hilton DoubleTree: 350 W 40th Street / 516 Rooms / 174,000 sf / Open: 2018
– Four Points by Sheraton: 6 Platt Street / 261 Rooms / 122,600 sf / Open: 2018
– Kent Residences: 56 North 9th Street / 45 Apts / 61,000 sf / Open: 2019
– Tribeca Hotel: 267 Broadway / 400 Rooms / 170,000 sf / Unbuilt

Aug 2015 - current

Nobutaka Ashihara Architect PC, New York, NY, US, Project Coordinator

Coordinated 4 main projects, listed below. Developed all aspects of Construction Documents including environmental requirements, green wall calculations, zoning analysis and inclusionary housing compliance for HPD. Attended weekly meetings with clients/consultants. Drew preliminary sketches of building elevations and created renderings for clients and real estate marketing. Coordinated architectural drawings with MEP and structural engineers using Autocad or Revit.

– Marriott: 1717 Broadway / 639 Rooms / 370,000 sf / Open: 2013 / Tallest hotel in US
– Hyatt House: 101 W 28th Street / 150 Rooms / 150,000 sf / Open: 2014
– Hyatt Herald Square: 30 W 31st Street / 146 Rooms / 102,000 sf / Open: 2014*
– Cedar Funds: 44 W 31st Street / 74 Apts / 98,400 sf / Open: 2015

*Hospitality Design Magazine 11th Annual Awards, 1st Place Nobutaka Ashihara Architect together with VLDG [Interior Designer] took the 1st Place for Best Public Space in the “Boutique” category out of 400 hotels, for the Hyatt Herald Square on 30 W 31st Street in New York.

Jul 2013 - Jul 2015

Langa Isaac Arquitectos, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Architectural Designer

Produced architectural drawings and renderings of beach resorts and high-end villas in Punta Cana, Jamaica and Turks & Caicos. Worked closely with engineers of all trades to coordinate required systems and specifications depending on brand standards.

– Hard Rock Hotel: Punta Cana, DR / 1,800 Rooms / 296,000 sf / Open: 2011
– BeLive Punta Cana: Punta Cana, DR / 1,200 Rooms / 222,000 sf / Open: 2013
– Grand Bahia Principe: SC, Jamaica / 1,140 Rooms / 301,000 sf / Open: 2009

Aug 2007 - Nov 2010


Columbia University, New York, Masters, Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design

This degree emphasizes an experimental approach to research and architectural design rigorously grounded in multiple, complex realities.

May 2012 - May 2013

Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010

Berklee College of Music, Boston, Piano

Summer course focused on Advanced Piano lessons with notable professors.

May 2006 - Aug 2006


Hospitality Design 2015 - 1st Place Winner, 1st Place

At the 11th Annual HD Awards, which combined a record-breaking of 560 international projects, Nobutaka Ashihara Architects together with VLDG took the 1st Place for Best Public Space on the Boutique category for a Hyatt Hotel in Herald Square, New York.


Project Publication in GSAPP "Abstract" Book, Grant

"Abstract" is the yearly publication of student work from Columbia University. The catalog is produced through the office of the Dean, Mark Wigley. It contains only projects selected by the faculty at the conclusion of each semester.


XI International Architecture Biennale of Santo Domingo - BIASD, Award

Santo Domingo hosts an International Architecture Biennale once a year with the support of the Ministry of Culture and the Museum of Modern Art. The details of the Bienniale were announced at a press conference chaired by Lourdes Camilo Neck, Deputy Minister of Culture, Omar Rancier, President of "Nueva Arquitectura" and Bichara Khoury, President of the Architectural Society.


Ephemeral Design Haiti Reconstruction, 1st Place

A group of architects decided to volunteer as designers for Haiti after the earthquake on January 2010. I was selected as supervisor for ephemeral architectural design of houses for the affected victims.


Graphic Design Contest - National Agricultural Fair, 1st Place

Recognition for winning first place in the design competition to choose the poster and illustration that represented the National Agriculture Fair of 2009, issued by Eric Rivero, Chairman of the Agircultural Association in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.


Architecture for the XXI Century, Award

Diploma for satisfactorily completing an architecture workshop held at Universidad Iberoamericana leaded by Richard Moreta Castillo and Elmer González.


Transmitting Architecture Certificate - Turin, Italy, Honorable Mention

Participation in the XXIII World Congress of Architecture based in Turin, Italy.


Berklee Honors & Certificate of Completion, Honorable Mention

Berklee School of Music Performance Program Certificate chaired by Bob Rose, Director of the Summer Program, and Roger H. Brown, President, Berklee College of Music.


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