Mario R. Rodas Portfolio

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Mario R. Rodas Architecture + Urban Design


Flux Core




Park School for the Arts


Overcoming Barriers


Down the Line


Connecting West & Downtown Oakland

Mario R. Rodas OBJECTIVE


2020 Blake st, Berkeley CA 94704 LinkedeIn: Acquire new skills, to further develop my carrer and apply the knowledge obtained from academic and previous professional experiences. Obtain an internship position where I can gain t h e professional experience to positively impact the the built environment.

August 2015 Master of Urban Design c/o 2016 to present University of California, Berkeley - College of Environmental Design Berkeley, CA Awarded the Graduate Opportunity Fellowship in August 2015 2015 - 2013 Master of Architecture (M. Arch I) Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Architecture Atlanta, GA GPA: 3.58 2013 - 2009 Bachelor of Environmental Design University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus - School of Architecture San Juan, PR Magna cum Laude

GPA: 3.80

Second Major: Western Art History 2012 June - July

Study Abroad Program Escola da Cidade: Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo São Paulo, Brazil - Vertical Design Studio: Design of a cultural & recreational center in São Paulo’s historic center.


2015 Teaching Assistant at Georgia Tech Summer Study Abroad May - July Program Barcelona 2015 Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona Spain - Assisted with two architecture courses: "City Literacy" and "Art, Architecture, Design and Material Culture of Barcelona"

August 2014 Design Intern at KAI Design & Build - Atlanta Studio - May 2015 678.515.7673 Assisted in Urban Design Master Plans - Site Analysis - Conceptual Diagrams - Street Sections - Mapping - Site Sections - Precedent Studies -Renderings -Photomontages Assisted in the production of urban design guidelines 2014 Graduate Research Assistant at SimTigrate Design Lab 404.385.3274 Jan - July Georgia Institute of Technology - College of Architecture Assisted in the production of a post occupancy evaluation survey study and a memory care literature review in conjunction with CDH Partners



Software AutoCAD, Sketch Up Pro, Autodesk Revit, Rhinoceros 4.0, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, V-Ray, ArcMap 10.3 (GIS), Microsoft Excel, Word & Power Point English (Fluent) Spanish (Native) Portuguese (Fluent) French (Basic) Competitions AIA Georgia 2015 Design Excellence Award - Student Project Category Project: Park School for the Arts Honorable Mention - 2015 ULI Hines Competition Georgia Institute of Technology Project: Down the Line 1st prize - 2014 Barbara G. Laurie NOMA Student Design Competition GT NOMAS Chapter, Georgia Institute of Technology Project: Divine Lorraine Youth Based and Community Facility 2nd prize - Portman Prize Spring 2014 School of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology Project: Park School for the Arts 1st prize - Sierra Cardona Ferrer Arquitectos Competition Spring 2012 School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras Campus Project: Monserrate Community Center 1st prize - American Institute of Architecture Students RWU Quad Design Charrette Spring 2012 Project: Life After

Symposium Undergraduate symposium of investigation and creation, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, April 2013. Research project presentation: Public Art in Puerto Rico Recognitions Dean’s List: School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras Campus: 2010 - 2011, 2011 – 2012 & 2012 2013 ORGANIZATIONS

Georgia Institute of GT National Organization of Minority Architecture Students Technology Executive board member: Graduate Vice President 2014 - 2015 GT AIAS American Institute of Architecture Students - Member LOGRAS Latino Organization of Graduate Students - Member University of Puerto UPR AIAS American Institute of Architecture Students Rico - Río Piedras Executive board member: Senior year representative 2012-2013 Consejo de Estudiantes Escuela de Arquitectura CEEA (School of Architecture Student Council) Executive board member: Treasurer 2012 - 2013 Art History Student Association - Graphic Designer, Spring 2013

Architecture Studio & Competition Projects




Urban Design Studio & Competition Projects




Copyright Š Mario R. Rodas 2016

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