Jorge Luis Arias

Jorge Luis Arias

Berlin, DE

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Licensed architect with 5 years’ experience within Latin America, US and recently working at Graft Architects within design and construction phases (Leistungsphase 8) in Berlin, Germany. 

Having concluded master studies in Studio Hadid & Studio Sejima with the University of Applied Arts Vienna (Die angewandte) and the Technical University of Vienna (TU Wien); today prospecting over range of project types including high rise corporate commercial, education, healthcare, sport, retail and residential buildings. 


GRAFT Architekten, Berlin, DE, Studio Architect

Currently working on a large scale development comercial project located in France (LPH 1-5).

Feb 2017 - current

Ennead Architects, New York, NY, US, Studio Architect

Worked on two international contests developing plans, diagrams, schemes and 3D modeling, two high rise developments from Schematic Design (SD) to drafting for a DOB submission, two concept proposals for public buildings in United States, and two concept phase building proposals for China

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014

Earth Matter New York, New York, NY, US, Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer for the Department of Sanitation New York

Sep 2013 - Apr 2014

Jorge Luis Arias Architecture, Santa Cruz, BO, Owner

Innomat Pavillion Project as Architecture Designer and Constructor for Innomat Import Company at Expocasa Design Fair
El Sol Pavillion as Architecture Designer and Constructor for El Sol newspaper pavilion at Fexpocruz Design Fair

Sep 2010 - Sep 2013

Marisabel Abularach Studio, Santa Cruz, BO, Design & Project Architect

Poject Designer & Architect for five large scale commercial shopping centers from Design Schematics to Design Development phases.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2013

Avanzza Group, Santa Cruz, BO, Architectural Consultant

Design Development for a commercial massive market in the suburbs of the city

Nov 2012 - Dec 2012

Arquitectual, Santa Cruz, BO, Intern

Architecture Designer, Schematics and Design Development for Residential Developments

Feb 2011 - Apr 2011


Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, AT, MArch, Master of Architecture

Feb 2016 - Oct 2016

University of Applied Arts Vienna, Vienna, AT, MArch, Studio Zaha Hadid - Studio Kazuyo Sejima

Sep 2015 - Feb 2016

Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, BO, BArch, Undergraduate

Jan 2007 - Oct 2012


National Competition of Thesis Projects Bolivia, 1st Place

First place winner in the NATIONAL COMPETITION OF THESIS PROJECTS BOLIVIA “Technologies applied in Architecture”


Leading Innovation in Resilient Waterfront Design, 2nd Place

Part of the design team, competition runner-up & winner “Leading Innovation in Resilient Waterfront Design” New York, NY


Academic Scholarship, 2nd Place

Excelence in Academic Achievement Scholarship having attained Second Place overall average at UPSA School of Architecture 2009-2011


Best Architectural Design, Honorable Mention

Mention of Honor for BEST ARCHITECTURE DESIGN for Exposition Fair of Santa Cruz


World Childrens Drawing Contest, 3rd Place

Bronze Prize for the Worlds Children’s Drawing Contest


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