Courses Taught (in the last four semesters prior to current visit):
ARQU 4145 – Research Techniques in Architecture
ARQU 5995 – Queer Architecture of San Juan
ARQU 5995 / 6991 – Independent Study
ARQU 6313 – Architectural Design I Thesis
ARQU 6314 – Architectural Design II Thesis
ARQU 6336 – Design VI: Advanced Design Laboratory
ARQU 6337 – Design VII: End-of-Career Project
(2016) Ph.D. in Architecture, The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College of London.
(2010) Master’s Degree in Architecture, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
(2008) Bachelor’s Degree of Environmental Design, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
(2016-Present) Tenured Associate Professor. School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
(2016) Visiting Lecturer. University of Hertfordshire.
(2015-2016) Associate Lecturer. London College of Communication, University of Arts London.
(2016-2022) Editor-in-Chief. inForma Journal, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
(2012-2021) Editor and Writer. Glass Magazine.
Selected Publications and Recent Research:
(Forthcoming 2023) “El Site: Queer Speculations on Performative Writing”. In Queering Architecture: Spaces, Practices, Methods. Eds. Marko Jobst and Stead, Bloomsbury.
(2022) “El Hangar”. In Queer Spaces: An Atlas of LGBTQ+ Places and Stories. Eds. Adam Nathaniel Furman and Josh Mardell, Royal Institute of British Architects.
(2021) Queer Site in Global Context: Technologies, Spaces, and Otherness. Book edited with Dr. Sharif Mowlabocus, published by Routledge.
Ongoing Research and Topics of Interest:
(2021-Present) “Coloso: A Factory of Digital, Queer Monuments” (Alongside Kleanthis Kyriakou). Graham
Foundation, Grants to Individuals Program.
(2020-2022) “Cüirtopia: Mapping a Cultural Memory and Architectural Register of Queer Spaces in Puerto Rico”. Fondo Institucionales para la Investigación, University of Puerto Rico. Upp
Recent Creative Work:
(2022) “Cüirtopia: Soft Crash”. Exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
(2021-2022) “Message” [Short Film]. MAXXI National Museum of 21st Century Art. Rome, Italy. December 2021-November 2022.
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