Ivan Pazos

Ivan Pazos

New York, NY, US



I v a n  P a z o s  AIA

76 St. James Place 1A. Brooklyn, NY 11238

 (+81) 80 9022 4617



2001-2002                            Columbia University, New York.USA.

                                                 Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.

                                                 Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design.

1992-2000                            Universidade Da Coruna, A Coruña, Spain.

                                                Escuela Tecnica Superiror de Arquitectura

                                                BArch & MArch  in Architecture and Civil Engineering.

                                               Graduated with Honors. Minor in Urban Design
July-August, 1998                  Istituto di Archittectura di Venezia, Venice, Italy.

                                             I.L.A.U.D. Scholarship. International Laboratory of Architecture.



Professional Memberships

Nov 2009       AIA. American Institute of Architects. Licensed Architect, New York.

Jan 2002       COAG. Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos Galicia, Licensed Architect, Spain.


Professional Experience


Jul 2014 - Present                      

Nihon Sekkei, Tokyo, Japan.

Senior Architect. International Project Division. Relevant Projects: Shanghai Pedestrian Deck Competition, Chengdu Opera House Competition, Residential developments in Jakarta and Shanghai, Bangkok Solaria Nishitesu Hotel.

Sep 2012 –Aug  2014                 

Korea University. Seoul, South Korea.

Assistant Professor. School of Architecture, College of Engineering.

Sep 2010 - Aug 2012                  

Hanyang University. Seoul, South Korea.

Assistant Professor. School of Architecture, College of Engineering Science.

Dec 2010 –July  2014                

Ivan Pazos Architect, PLLC. Seoul, South Korea / New York, USA.

Professional individual practice and Consulting for other Firms. Interior F&B, Residential and Retail projects in South Korea, New York, Tokyo and London.

Mar 2004 - Nov 2009                   

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP. New York, USA.

Associate, Oct 2006-Nov 2009.

Senior Architectural Professional, Jan 2006-Oct 2006.

Intermediate Architectural Professional, Mar 2004-Jan 2006.

Team Leader responsible of Interior Architecture.

Project selection: W Huntington Beach, CA / Qatar Petroleum, Doha / NATO HQ Brussels, Belgium / JP Morgan Chase HQ, NY / American Stock Exchange, NY / 7 WTC MS, NY / Hughes Center,  Las Vegas, NV / BBVA, Madrid / Pritzker Hyatt HQ Chicago, IL / Solow HQ, NY/ Nasdaq HQ , NY. / DIFFA.

Aug 2002 - Mar 2004             

Eisenman Architects, New York, USA.

Project Architect, Feb 2003-Mar 2004 / Junior Architect, Aug 2002-Feb 2003.

Design Team Leader for Opera House, City of the Culture of Galicia, Spain.

Dec 2000 - May 2001              

Irisarri+Pinera, Vigo, Spain.

Project Architect. Office present at 2000 Venice Biennial, 2006 MOMA.



Sep 2014 Journal of Asian Architecture and Building engineering. (A&HCI). Tokyo, Japan.

Pazos, I (2014) The Historical Development of the Tokyo Skyline: Timeline and Morphology. JAABE vol.13 no.3  p 609-615

Nov 2006  Interior Design, magazine, New York, USA. Published work with SOM (Co-author), Dinning By Design, DIFFA.

Oct 2006   Interior Design, magazine, New York, USA. Published work with SOM (Co-author), 7WTC Marketing Suite.

May 2005  Codex. Eisenman, Peter (2004),  Monacelli Press, New York, USA. (Co-author), Assisted on the generation of graphic materials for the book.



June 2015                           El Pais (Newspaper), Madrid, Spain. Interview. Spanish Architects Abroad.

April 2015                            Universidade Da Coruña, Spain. Lecture. Tokyo Skyline: Timeline and Morphology

Dec 2014                                Keio University, Kanagawa, Japan. Lecture :Global practice.

Jun 2014                                 Universidade Da Coruña, Workshop, Betanzos Spain. Lecture:Global practice.

Jun 2013                            Fashion N Channel TV, Seoul, Korea. Guest Interior Designer for TV Show.

Dec  2013                               Korea University, Seoul, Korea. End of the Year Exhibition Curator.

Dec 2012                            Cooper Union, New York. Guest Critic, Final Design Studio II reviews.

Nov 2012                            Soongsil University, Seoul, Korea. Lecture: From Saint James to Eisenman.

Sep 2011                             HIT. Harbin Institute of Technology. Lecture on Digital Design. Harbin, China.

April 2011                                Korea University. Guest Final Reviews Critic, Seoul, Korea.

Sep 2010                             Hanyang University. Course Opening Lecture, Korea.

Nov  2008                          NYU. Continuing education courses in Real Estate Development. New York, US.

2007 - 2009                         SOM. Hiring manager and University recruiting. New York, US.

May 2005                            NYIT. Guest critic for Design Studio Final Reviews, New York, US.

2000 - 2005                         Encontros Int. of Architecture. Director of International Relationships, Spain.

Oct 2004                            La Opinion newspaper. Interviewed in “Architects” special issue. Spain.

Mar 2001                             National Debate league of Spain. Capitan of Debate Team A Coruna University.

1999 - 2001                        President of the Students.  Universidade Da Coruña, Spain.

1999 - 2002                         Member of the University Board. Universidade Da Coruña, Spain.

Languages / Visas

Fluent in English, Spanish and Galician.  Intermediate level of Japanese, Portuguese and Italian.

US citizen.

Computer Skills

Proficient in Digital Design and Computer Graphics:  3DSMax, Rhinconeros, AutoCAD, Sketch Up, Revit. Graphics and Web Design, CS5:  Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash and Dreamweaver. MS Office: Word, Outlook and Excel.


Areas of Specialization