Pedro Muñiz (CV Doc)

Courses Taught:

 ARQU 4311 Arquitectura Bioclimática y Diseño Sustentable

ARQU 4312 Arquitectura Bioclimática, Materiales y Métodos de Construcción

ARQU 6313 Proyecto Arquitectónico Avanzado I

ARQU 6314 Proyecto Arquitectónico Avanzado II

ARQU 5995 Ventilación Natural en la Arquitectura

Educational Credentials:

B.A. in Environmental Design, Escuela de Arquitectura, Universidad de PR, 1979

M.Arch, Escuela de Arquitectura, Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1981

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1985

 Teaching Experience:

 Instructorship, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Tech, 1983 – 1986.

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, 1986 – 1991.

Associate Professor, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, 1991 – 1996.

Full Professor, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, 1996 – present.

Director, Laboratorio Ambiental de Arquitectura Tropical, School of Architecture, 1992-
present

 Professional Experience:

Architecture Assistant, Rodríguez Flores, González Rosa Arquitectos, 1979.

Architecture Consultant and Staff Member, Center for Energy and Environmental
Research, 1981 – 1982.

Architect and Partner, O J Rivera Otero Arquitectos y Asociados, 1986 – 1991.

Principal, Taller de Arquitectura Biotropical, 1989 – Present.

 Licenses/Registration:

Puerto Rico

Florida

Selected Publications and Recent Research:

The geometry of external shading devices as related to natural ventilation, daylighting and thermal comfort, with particular reference to tropical hot humid climates, Ph.D.

Dissertation Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) Blacksburg,
Virginia USA.

El túnel de viento: un paso hacia la arquitectura biotropical, Diálogo – Año 7, Número 51
(septiembre 1992) Patrimonio – Volumen 2, Número 1 (julio – septiembre 1991.

Tropisfera: Natural Daylight Research Lab – LAAB, Design and construction
(construction in progress) School of Architecture – UPR, 2007 – Present.

Professional Membership:

 Colegio de Arquitectos y Arquitectos Paisajistas de Puerto Rico

American Institute of Architects

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation – FLDBPR
Society of Building Science Educators (SBSE)

 

 

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