Courses Taught (in the last four semesters prior to current visit):
ARQU 5995 – Health, Safety and Welfare in the Built Environment
(2006) Certificate in Environmental Regulations and Permits, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
(1987) Master’s Degree in Architecture, Autonomous University of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
(2022-Present) Professor. School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
(2015-Present) Lecturer about Codes and Regulations. CAAPPR & CIAPR. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
(2000-Present) Principal. M-B Projects / PICHARDO Arquitectura. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
(1990-2000) Project Manager. Banco Popular of Puerto Rico. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
(1987-1990) Designer Architect. CODETEL- GTE. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Licensed architect in Puerto Rico No.11983
Authorized Professional – Permit Management Office of Puerto Rico (OGPe)
Green Permit Inspector – Permit Management Office of Puerto Rico (OGPe)
Accredited Verifier – Home Innovation Research Labs (NGBS)
Selected Publications and Recent Research:
(2021) Green Permit of the Joint Regulation 2020 Conference, CAAPPR.
(2021) Fire Prevention Code in Existing Buildings, PR Existing Building Code, CAAPPR & CIAPR.
(2019-2021) Fire Prevention Code 2018, CAAPPR & CIAPR.
(2018-2021) Workshop on the Processing of Environmental Determinations for Construction Permits, CIAPR, CAAPPR.
(2017) 2009 International Fire Code Fundamentals, CAAPPR.
(2017) In-Force Fire Code and New Requirements, CIAPR.
(2015) Green Permit, what is it, Processes and Guides, CAAPPR.
Recent Creative Work:
(2021) Laundry Room Grade C, Baxter Healthcare Corp, Design & Construction Documents.
(2020) Alameda Towers NGBS Green Verifier
(2020) Casa Linda del Sur, Development NGBS Green Verifier
(2020) Casa Metropolitana 2 NGBS, Green Verifier
College of Architects and Landscape Architects of Puerto Rico (CAAPPR)
U.S. Green Building Council