Robin Planas Casado

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

ARQU 3016 – Introduction to Graphic Design

ARQU 3615 – Architectural Representation and Visualization

ARQU 4135 – Advanced Architectural Design I: Architecture as an Urban Component

ARQU 4136 – Advanced Architectural Design II: Building Anatomy

ARQU 6313 – Individual Architectural Design Thesis I

ARQU 6432 – Publication Seminar

Educational Credentials:

(2007) Master’s Degree in Architecture, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

(2005) Bachelor’s Degree of Environmental Design, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

Teaching Experience:

(2021-Present) Visiting Professor. School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

(2011-Present) Professor. School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

Professional Experience:

(2016-Present) Co-founder and Project Architect. Planas-Calzada Architects. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

(2015-Present) Assistant Dean of Special Affairs. UPRSoA, Río Piedras Campus.

(2013-2014) Co-founder and Project Architect. Tres Tercios Arquitectos. Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

(2012-2016) Founder and Designer Architect. Pixo Design Studio, San Juan, Puerto Rico.


Licensed architect in Puerto Rico No.20137

Selected Publications and Recent Research:

(2021-In Process) Río “Development of a mobile application to address self-injury in university students.” Co-investigator in the multidisciplinary project led by Karen Bonilla Silva, PhD. of the Department of Counseling for the Development of the Río Piedras Campus.

(2019- In Process) “Glosario Visual de lo Visual.” Illustrated guide to the basics of composition and visual arts.

(2018) “Capitolio 90” Historical research, design, and curatorship of the exhibition. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

(2015) Arquitectura y Diseño (Co-edition and editorial design). UPRSoA, Río Piedras Campus.

(2016) “Chronologies of and Architectural Pedagology”, Rodríguez, F. (Editorial with Darwin Marrero).

(2015) “De buena Tinta, Italia a mano alzada” Rodríguez, F; Penabad, J; Marvel, T; Sennyey, E. (Editorial with Rafael Vargas)

Recent Creative Work:

(2022- In Process) Entrance and administrative office of the Villanova Neighborhood. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

(2022- In Process) Masterplan and New Aging Warehouse, Ron Barrilito. Bayamón, Puerto Rico.

(2022)- Exhibition Design, “Consuelo Gotay: Libros de Artista”, Gurabo, Puerto Rico.

(2021)- Finance Lab 210-A, Business Administration Faculty, University of Puerto Rico. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

(2021)- Renovation of the Coamo Readiness Center of the National Guard (design-build). Coamo, Puerto Rico.

(2020)- TuCoop Headquarters: interior renovation and new facade. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

(2020)- Acevedo López Residence. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Professional Memberships:

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

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