PROFESSIONAL

03/2019 - Current Freelance

07/2019 - 02/2020 Shape Studio. Bristol, UK

06/2016 - 05/2019 Inca S.A. Loja, Ecuador

12/2014 - 05/2016 Heatherwick Studio. London. UK. 

05/2014 - 11/2014 Penoyre & Prasad. London. UK.  

11/2012 - 05/2014 Atelier One. London, UK. 

04/2014 UEL. London. External Teaching Assistant. 3rd year. Part I Architecture

10/2012 Muf Art/Architecture. London, UK. 

2008-2010 Esteyco S.A. Barcelona, Spain. 

2005-2008 Inca S.A. Oviedo, Spain. 

2004 I.C.E. Representative of the Association of Civil Engineers Spain. University of Cantabria,
Santander, Spain

 

EDUCATION

2010-2012 Dip Arch, RIBA Part II, Architecture. University of East London. (UEL)

2005-2008 BA (Hons), RIBA Part I, Architecture. South Bank University, London

1998-2005 (MEng) Structural Engineering E.T.S. de Ing. de Caminos Canales y Puertos of the UC. Santander, Spain

2002-2003 Erasmus Academic Course at the Université de Liège in Belgium


Short Courses 

2018 Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC). Finca Vida Verde, Vilcabamba, Ecuador

2016 A Way of Building: Using locally sourced materials. Center for Alternative Technology, Wales , UK

2011 Film Course. Raindance Film School. London, UK

2009 Digital Photography. Estudio de Cine. Barcelona, Spain

2009  Film Course. Estudio de Cine. Barcelona, Spain

 

EXHIBITIONS, TALKS &  PERFORMANCES 

November 2019 Light festival Illuminate 2020. ‘Curio’, Plymouth, UK 

October 2019 Exhibition. ‘The Wagon’, Art Licks Weekend 2019, Standpoint Gallery. London, UK 

May 2019 Shortlisted. ‘City Fellows’, Arnolfini. Bristol, UKApril 2019. Exhibition design. ‘Javasu’. Caraboo project space. Bristol, UK

November 2018 Community project. The Pineapple Project’. Colston Hall. Bristol, UK
October 2016 Conference ‘Loja Ciudad Peatonal‘ .The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban
Development, Habitat III. Quito, Ecuador

November 2016 Performance ‘Trompo’ Monasterio las Concepcionistas, International Art Festival Loja, Ecuador

January 2016 Shortlisted. ‘V&A Engineering Residency’ Victoria & Albert Museum. London , UK

August 2015 Performance ‘Confession Cab’ Green Man Festival, Wales, UK

August 2013 Exhibition ‘Spaces of Waiting’. Architectural Proposals. Walter Benjamin Space. Portbou, Spain

June 2013 Exhibition ‘We Made 2012’. Video Installation, The Building Center. London, UK
November 2012 Screening ‘Let’s Kick This Pig’. Film Premier. Olympic Ceremonies London 2012. Sugar House
Studios. London, UK

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