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Robert Woodworth

Robert Woodworth

Mexico, MX

 
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About 

Robert Woodworth graduated with a Bachelors of  Architecture (bArch.) degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA) in 1996, he completed the Diploma in Business and Management Strategies at the University of Miami Florida in 2001, and was certified as LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Associate in 2005.

Robert has nearly 20 years of experience as an architect and has stood out for working in high-end firms in Mexico, Miami, New York, the Middle East, mainly in Qatar, as well as in Oslo, Norway. In Mexico he worked with Ricardo Legorreta, in mainly international projects in El Salvador such as the National School of Economics and Business (ESEN) as well as the Multiplaza shopping mall. He has also worked with renowned architect Javier Sordo-Madaleno in sevral boutique Hotel projects in the Mexican coastline. In Miami he worked with Arquitectonica International, in the new Sheraton Hotel and Convention Center, in downtown Phoenix Arizona. He also worked in the new Miami International Airport project as well as the new Federal Court house project in downtown Miami. With BEAME architectural partnership he has done several designs for shopping centers throughout Latin America and Central America, as well as boutique resorts in the Caribbean. In Qatar with KEO International, he was the Senior Design Review architect and Project Manager in several of the new Education City projects in Doha, a multi-million dollar project that involves the design and construction of important educational and research facilities as well as American and British universities. He has also been involved in mixed-use projects such as the Al Mashtal complex in Abu Dhabi, which include residential, commercial and high-rise office buildings; during this time he had the opportunity to collaborate with architects such as Arata Izosaki, Rem Koolhaas, Antoine Predock, Renzo Piano and RHWL among others. These projects range from conceptual design to tender documentation. Lately, he has been involved in the design and development of an 18-unit apartment complex in Auralnd Norway. This project involves the master plan and redevelopment of a 3,000 m2 plot in the Flåm fjord area, as well as the redevelopment of the new airport in Mexico City. - Roberto has vast international experience as he has developed projects abroad in places such as Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oslo, Denmark, El Salvador and the USA.

Robert's background is strongly international, as he has lived in 4 countries throughout Europe and America, and speaks four languages fluently. Robert also believes that his ability to integrate into various cultures as well as his design and construction experience is a strong asset that he can bring into a company.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Ducoing & Woodworth Architects, México Distrito Federal, MX, Design Manager/ Partner

As Partner and Design Manager I have been in charge of several high-level projects. One of them was the design and coordination of the Commercial Center in Mata de Pita Veracruz for the A.R.A. Consortium, as well as multi-family housing projects and departments of medium-high level and interest in Lomas Verdes, Huixquilucan and Valle de Bravo.

Nov 2018 - current
 

The Terra Group, Miami, FL, US, Senior Architectural Project Manager

Overseeing and managing the correct and efficient development of two giant projects in the Miami area. This position encompassed being able to handle the design, design management, production supervision, interdisciplinary coordination and construction administration of a variety of mainly residential and commercial projects.

Feb 2015 - Oct 2018
 

RAW Architecture Studios, Oslo, Norway, Project Director/ Partner

As founding partner and project director for RAW architecture I was in charge of the preliminary design and project solution, the design management throughout the development of the project as well as the management and business development of the firm in Norway. The main projects we are involved with are high end single and multifamily residences and buildings in the coastal areas of Norway, particularly in Aurland, Tvedestrand and Flåm.

Aug 2012 - Feb 2015
 

KEO International Consultants, senior project architect

In my role as Senior Project Architect, my responsibility entails ensuring architectural quality through conducting technical design reviews on document contents and design specifications. Duties include: Reviewing documents in all phases for completeness, interdisciplinary coordination, and design intent, including appropriate and contextual use of materials as well as master plan intent and code compliance. Analysing building codes and zoning, managing and drafting all phases of the project from SD to Tender.

Feb 2009 - Jul 2012
 

Beame Architectural Partnership, project manager

To manage the Design process, the Schematic Design, the Design Development and Construction Documents of various projects in the USA and abroad. Duties included but were not limited to client contact, the coordination with the local architect and local authorities. Also part of his role included close work and coordination with all the engineers including MEP, Civil, Structural and any other specialty engineer that the specific project required.

Jan 2007 - Feb 2009
 

Arquitectonica, Project Architect

Leading a team of 4-6 professionals including other architects, designers and interior designers, by giving them the proper design as well as architectural guidance to make the project a success. He worked directly with the company’s CEO, as well as the company’s head designer and oversaw costs and budgets so the projects stayed within the preset cost and spending parameters.

Jan 2005 - Jan 2007
 

Education 

University of Miami, Associate of business and management strategies

Associate of business and management strategies

Jan 2000 - Jun 2002
 

Universidad Iberoamericana, BArch, architecture and urbanism

5 year architectural program in the only Ivy league recognized university in Mexico

Jan 1990 - Aug 1995
 

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