Courses Taught (in the last four semesters prior to current visit):
ARQU 3131 – Design Fundamentals I
ARQU 3132 – Design Fundamentals II
ARQU 4145 – Research Techniques in Architecture
ARQU 6146 – Research Techniques in Architecture
ARQU 6313 – Architectural Design I Thesis
ARQU 6314 – Architectural Design II Thesis
ARQU 6431 – Research Seminar
(2017) Ph.D. in Arts and Education, University of Granada, Spain.
(2011) Master’s Degree in Visual Arts and Education: A Constructionist Approach, University of Granada, Spain.
(1993) Master’s Degree in Architecture, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
(1991) Bachelor’s Degree of Environmental Design, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
(2016-Present) Dean. School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
(2011-2015) Associate Dean. School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
(1996-Present) Professor. School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
(1995-1996) Instructor. University of Puerto Rico, Bayamón Campus.
(2010-Present) Project Manager, MCQ Engineering. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
(2002-2010) Independent consultant in architecture and engineering offices.
(1997-2002) Project Architect, Luis Flores Architects. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
(1996-1997) Project Architect, Gutiérrez Architects. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Selected Publications and Recent Research:
(2021) “Sobre la transformación del currículo de la Escuela de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Puerto Rico”. Webinar: On Architectural Education Roundtables. University of Illinois, University of La Plata, Argentina, and the Polythecnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain.
(2018) “Creative methodologies for heritage characterization of the city. Experiencing music in the public space of Kingston” with Loren, M. Imagine Kingston: A Conference on the Regeneration of a City. Kingston, Jamaica.
(Spring 2017) “The World as it Appears: Memory, Film, City and Perception: General Considerations for Architectural Education by an Architect and a Librarian” with Flores, J. y A. Georas. Art Documentation.
(2016) “Architecture, photography and the city: geolocalization and a comparative study of the photographic registry of modern architecture”. Collaboration with professors from FORMDepartamento of Projects of the Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona, Spain.
(1994) “The A B C’s of Architecture”, children’s book for the Historic Conservation State Office. Puerto Rico.
Recent Creative Work:
(2022) Montano Residence Remodeling, Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico.
(2021) Mamey Residence. Guaynabo Puerto Rico.
(2016) Bacardí Mojito Lab, San Juan, Puerto Rico. MCQ Engineering. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
(2014) González Residence, San Juan, Puerto Rico. MCQ Engineering.
(2013) Aegis Home Center. Primary Engineering Solutions, PSC. Design of a modular housing building for the elderly.