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Jose Carlos Ribera, AIA

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jose.ribera@gmail.com

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+1 617 259 8140

Licensed architect and designer with 10 years of professional experience, possessing a deep passion for meaningful design and smart innovation in the pursuit to actively engage, creatively address, and harmoniously beautify human experiences at a broad level.

EXPERIENCE **** ASSOCIATE 2012 - Present

*** PROJECT MANAGER 2008 - 2012

** SENIOR DESIGNER 2006 - 2008

* DESIGNER 2004 - 2006

MACHADO AND SILVETTI ASSOCIATES INC Boston, MA

2004 - Present

Led in the design, management, and delivery of projects in the US and abroad, through all phases of contract negotiation, concept and design development, documentation, and construction. Effectively fostered and managed client relationship, day-to-day negotiations, and presentations. Managed complex design processes, broad interdisciplinary and international subconsultant teams, multi-million dollar budgets, fast-tracked schedules, project-wide deliverables, and high design standards in tandem. Led, mentored, and organized internal design teams ranging from 2 to 15 people; setting goals, prioritizing and delegating critical path items, and supervising internal and sub-consultant quality standards. Coordinated and produced winning business development efforts through all competitive stages (RFQ, RFP, Interview Presentations, etc.) Projects include:

C. 2009

INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS *** Qasr Al Muwaiji, Presidential Exhibition Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE *** Qasr Al Muwaiji, Presidential Research Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE *** Al-Ain Souks, Commercial Quarter, Abu Dhabi, UAE ** Belvedere Archaeological Park, Beirut, Lebanon Citadel Square, Beirut, Lebanon * Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon *

C. 2010 C. 2006 C. 2009

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DOMESTIC PROJECTS The Menokin Exhibition and Conservation Center, Warsaw, VA Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, NC Civic Building at Veterans’ Plaza, Silver Spring, MD Hassayampa Academic Village, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

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MARKETING + BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT The Menokin Glass Concept Project (RFQ, RFP, & Interview Presentation), Warsaw, VA Qasr Al Muwaiji Presidential Research and Library Center (RFP), Abu Dhabi, UAE Al-Ain National Museum (RFP), Abu Dhabi, UAE Al-Ain Souks (RFP), Abu Dhabi, UAE Renwick Gallery Major Renovation (RFQ), Washington, DC. Aberdeen City Garden Competition (RFQ), Aberdeen, Scotland

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DESIGN COMPETITIONS Bennington College Commons, Benington, VT Kuala Lumpur Financial District, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC Rotana Suites Hotel and Residential, Beirut, Lebanon Block 20 Residential High-Rise, Beirut, Lebanon

Completed 2011

Awarded Awarded Awarded Awarded

1st Place 1st Place

DESIGNER 2004

STUDENT INTERN Summer 2002

FREELANCE DESIGNER 2005 - 2007

STUDENT INTERN Summer 2001

MARLON BLACKWELL ARCHITECT Fayetteville, AR

Summer 2002 . Jan - May 2004

Custom designed and detailed hospitality and high-end residential projects at various design phases, including: Blessings Golf Clubhouse, Johnson, AR Golfcourse Pavilion, Johnson, AR Private Residence, New Construction, Michigan

WARNER + CUNNINGHAM INC. Boston, MA

Summer 2001 . 2005 - 2007

Custom designed and detailed various high-end residential projects at various design phases, including: Private Residence, New Construction, North Haven, ME Private Residence, Renovation and Addition, Cambridge, MA


Jose Carlos Ribera, AIA

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jose.ribera@gmail.com

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+1 617 259 8140

EDUCATION B’ARCH 5 yr. Professional Degree

EUROPEAN STUDIES Rome, Italy

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, 2004 Fay Jones School of Architecture ROME STUDY CENTER, 2003 Architecture, Urban Design, History, Historic Preservation, Italian Culture and Language Immersion

AFFILIATIONS LICENSED ARCHITECT MEMBER VOLUNTEER

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, No. 50380 American Institute of Architects . Boston Society for Architects . NCARB Mentor / “Big Brother”, Big Brothers and Big Sisters Foundation of MA, 2011, 2012

PROFICIENCIES PROJECT TYPES

Heritage Conservation and Reuse . Urban . Civic . Cultural . Higher Education . Residential

SOFTWARE

AutoCAD . Rhino . FormZ . SketchUp . Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Indesign, etc) . Word . Excel

LANGUAGE

English and Spanish (Native) . Italian (Limited Working) . Portuguese (Elementary)

PERSONAL

Marathons . Triathlons . Sailing . Sketching . Painting . Traveling . Jigsaw Puzzles . Guitars

REFERENCES EMPLOYERS

Michael Yusem, Senior Director of Design Fidelity Real Estate Company (former Managing Director/Senior Associate, Machado and Silvetti Associates Inc.) m: 617.686.2599, e: Michael.Yusem@fmr.com Marlon Blackwell, Principal Marlon Blackwell Architect t: 479.973.9121 (office), or 479.283.1241 (mobile), e: marlon@marlonblackwell.com

CLIENTS

Furnishable upon request.


Jose Carlos Ribera, AIA

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jose.ribera@gmail.com

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+1 617 259 8140

HONORS PERSONAL

Exhibition, Young Architects Design Exhibit and Gala, 22nd Annual Build Boston, 2006 Exhibition, University of Arkansas School of Architecture, 2000, 2002, 2004 Publication, “Andata e Ritorno”, Rome Study Center, Italy, 2003 Publication, University of Arkansas School of Architecture, 2003, 2004 Guest Critic, Wentworth Institute of Technology, 2005, 2006 Guest Critic, Boston Architectural Center, 2006, 2013 Tuition Scholarship, University of Arkansas School, 1998 – 2004 Vitali Memorial Rome Travel Scholarship, University of Arkansas School of Architecture, 2003 Team Captain, Varsity Basketball Team, National League Champions, 1998 Committee Chairman, Model United Nations, South American Chapter, 1997

@ MACHADO + SILVETTI ASSOCIATES

Design Award, (to be announced, March 7, 2013) Charlotte NC Chapter, American Institute of Architects Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, NC

The Architect 50, Architect Magazine, 2011 Firm ranked 11th in survey of top US architecture firms based on profitability, sustainable ethos, and design quality.

First Prize, Category 1: Work Abroad, 2010 13th SCA/CPAU Prize of Architecture (Bicentennial Edition) Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Honor Award for Design Excellence, 2010 New England Chapter, American Institute of Architects Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Product Design Award, International Forum Design, 2007 Citadel Square, Beirut, Lebanon

Sports and Leisure Future Award, 2006 Cityscape Architectural Review Awards Citadel Square, Beirut, Lebanon

@ MARLON BLACKWELL ARCHITECT

Design Honor Award, 2007

Gulf States Regional, American Institute of Architects Blessings Golf Clubhouse, Johnson, AR

Honor Award, 2006 Arkansas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Blessings Golf Clubhouse, Johnson, AR

Copper in Architecture Award, 2009 North American Copper Development Association Blessings Golf Clubhouse, Johnson, AR

“Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture - Top 1000 Buildings”, 2008 Blessings Golf Clubhouse, Johnson, AR

“An Architecture of the Ozarks: The Works of Marlon Blackwell“, 2005 Firm Monograph, Princeton Architectural Press

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