Juan C. Penabad Sanchez

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

ARQU 4313 – Technology III: Edification Systems

ARQU 6331 – Architectural Design I: Design Fundamentals

ARQU 6332 – Diseño Arquitectónico II: Diseño Elemental

ARQU 6335 – Advanced Architectural Design V: Building Anatomy

ARQU 6513 – Technology III: Building Systems

Educational Credentials:

(1989) Master’s Degree in Architecture, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

(1987) Bachelor’s Degree of Environmental Design, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

Teaching Experience:

(2008-Present) Professor. School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

(1995-2007) Professor. Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico. Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.

(1996-2008) Professor. Cornell University, School of Architecture & Urban Planning; Ithaca, New York.

(1993-1995) Professor. Interamerican University of Puerto Rico.

(1993-1995) Professor. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

Professional Experience:

(2000-Present) Principal. Juan C. Penabad, Arquitecto, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

(1994-2000) Partner. Rigau + Penabad, Arquitectos, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

(1989-1994) Architect. Jorge Rigau, Architect, AIA. San Juan, Puerto Rico.


Licensed architect in Puerto Rico No.11976

Selected Publications and Recent Research:

(2021) “Recuperando y Diseñando Edificios y Espacios Públicos en la era del COVID”. Panelist at Discussion Forum organized by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Puerto Rico.

(2019) From the Prosaic to the Poetic Board/Lecture Presented at the ACSA/EAAE Teachers Conference: Teaching of /Practice/of Teaching; Antwerp, Belgium.

(2017) “Henry Klumb: Residencia de Señoritas, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras”. Presented as part of the nomination of the building to the National Registry of Historic Places (accepted). Delivered at the School of Architecture/SHPO Puerto Rico. Nomination Residencia de Señoritas UPR, RP (Henry Klumb, 1960) to the National Register of Historic Places.

Recent Creative Work:

(2017) New Municipal Cemetery. Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.

(2017) Borinquen Clinical Laboratories, New Branch, Ocean Park. Santurce, Puerto Rico.

(2016) New State Veterans Cemetery. Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.

Professional Memberships:

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

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

U.S. Green Building Council

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