Javier Isado Vigil

Courses Taught (in the last four semesters prior to current visit):

ARQU 3121- Introduction to Architecture

ARQU 3134 – Elementary Architectural Design II

ARQU 4146 – Architectural Theory and Criticism

ARQU 4213 – History of Architecture III: Architecture and Contemporary Urbanism

ARQU 6225 – Architectural Theory and Criticism

ARQU 6992 – Architectural Language

Educational Credentials:

(1999) Master’s Degree in Theory and History, Department of Architectural Composition of ETSAB, Barcelona, Spain.

(1995) Bachelor’s Degree, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Teaching Experience:

(2004-Present) Professor. School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

(2015-2019) Undergraduate Program Coordinator. School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

(1995-1998) Teaching Assistant. School of Architecture, Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico. Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.

Professional Experience:

(2001-Present) Private Professional Practice of Architecture. San Juan, Puerto Rico.


Licensed architect in Puerto Rico No.15408

Selected Publications and Recent Research:

(2015) A template for a media commons typology.

(2013) Babilonia, Jannette; Flores-Ramos, José; Ortiz, Laurie and Isado, Javier. Creation of a “media-learning commons” at the Santiago Iglesias, hijo Library: Proposals made by students from the Schools of Architecture and Information Sciences and Technologies of the University of Puerto Rico. ACURIL.

(2010) Editor, Revista Informa, Escuela de Arquitectura, UPR.

(2009) Colon, Manuel and Isado, Javier. Type and community engagement: a design studio proposal for school prototypes in Puerto Rico. ACSA Southwest Conference.

Recent Creative Work: https://www.j-isado.com/

Professional Memberships:

College of Architects and Landscape Architects of Puerto Rico (CAAPPR)

Link to CV or portfolio: https://www.j-isado.com/