Cristina Garcia

Cristina Garcia

San Francisco, CA, US



I am an enthusiastic Spanish Architect that arrived in California early this year, where I am starting to specialize in the field of sustainability. My current career objective is to continue to gain experience and further develop my design skills in a creative environment.


Iconic Design Group, San Francisco, CA, US, Architectural Designer

- Developing Master Planing projects for China
- Design Hospitality projects for China in Schematic Design phase

Nov 2011 - current

Chartbusters, Architecture manager for Irish Retail Company

- General design of all new stores for DVD Rental, ERGOLINE Tanning & Beauty Salons
- Design of Furniture (counter, showcases, window display) in collaboration with suppliers: UNIBOX
- Plans, sections and elevations drawings
- Design and suitability study on Electricity, Air Conditioning and Heating Systems
- Monitorization/Control of projects on-site development
- Direct participation and management of Customer and Supplier Relationship – Meetings in Ireland, UK and Germany
- Additional collaboration in two housing projects

May 2009 - May 2010

Selina Brennan Design, Interior Architect

- Collaboration in design of traditional Irish bars and night clubs
- Detailing design of furniture and interior spaces
- Plans, sections and elevations drawings
- Choosing materials from suppliers
- Site visits
- Meeting clients

Apr 2009 - Apr 2009

Grupo BRAUD, Architect

- Developing Housing Projects (Documentation and Design)
- 2D and 3D building drawings
- Sections and elevations
- Façade design and material selection
- Design and presentation work
- Detailing design
- Installation design (electricity, plumbing, heating)
- Design of contingency plans agains fire
- Checking all the residential plans in terms of Building regulations

Feb 2007 - Aug 2007

Estudio Lamela, Intern Architect

- Designing public building projects in their initial conceptual phase (Theater, Court and Square in Ibiza, Spain)
- Checking all the urban and leisure building regulations
- 2D and 3D building drawings
- Sections and elevations
- Production of conceptual scale models
- Collaboration in production and presentation of tenders (Winner project: Azca renovation)
- Meeting international clients

Feb 2006 - Aug 2006


San Francisco Institute of Architecture, MArch, Ecological Design

Jan 2011 - current

Universidad Europea de Madrid, MArch, Architect

Oct 2001 - Jun 2008

Areas of Specialization