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ROBERTO BUCHELI ARCHITECTURE PORTFOLIO Master of Architecture Candidate 2017 Georgia Institute of Technology Work Samples 2008 - 2016


ACADEMIC Undergraduate

LIVABLE BRIDGE

QUITO H+CC

SAVANNAH FIRESTATION

INTERFACE - 2nd Place

SEOUL ACCELERATOR

THE WALL HOUSE

WELL LIVING CHILDHOOD CENTERS

DIGITAL DESIGN

structural studio

B.Arch. final project

ACADEMIC Graduate

advanced arch. studio I

portman competition

design + research

PROFESSIONAL / PERSONAL

with Inmolusso

+ fabrication


LIVABLE BRIDGE STRUCTURAL DESIGN STUDIO This project embraces the design of a bridge and its structure in order to surpass a 30 meters long ravine. The project is called “The Livable Bridge” which means we had to design the bridge for two main purposes, first we had to create a direct pedestrian crossing for the ravine, and then we

B.Arch. Spring 2009

SCHOOL: UNIVERSIDAD SAN FRANCISCO DE QUITO had to design areas that could deliver different spatial characteristics. These characteristics, included exhibition spaces, transition spaces between both floors, areas to stay and enjoy the view and finally, closed spaces. The main element to be considered was the design

of bridge´s structure based on structural elements such as girders and columns. In order to test the design, we had to build a wooden model of the bridge in a 1:50 scale that could resist up to 10kg without collapsing. This studio, was based on the trial-error methodology, adapting

LIVABLE BRIDGE

TUTORS: VITERI Víctor. MOREIRA Pablo the design until we could find the best solution to the structure. For the models we constructed, we could use wood with a maximum thickness of 2mm and we could not use any binding material such as glue, all its elements had to be interconnected together in order for it to work.


The structural design of my bridge included three main girders that were laminated in

order

to

support

the

whole bridge. The girders responded to structural stress by growing in height in the middle section. On top of these three elements, rested some

secondary

girders

which conformed a platform as the base of the whole project. A set of columns is added to the platform in order to support the other floors and to define space. On top of the columns, came 2 more platforms with its supporting girders and finally, the enclosure components.

CRITICAL POINT

STRUCTURAL STRESS RESPONSE

GIRDER MULTIPLICATION

SECONDARY GIRDERS

LIVABLE BRIDGE

COLUMN POSITIONING

SPACE CREATION


CONSTRUCTIVE SYSTEM

As an essential purpose of the bridge, a direct pedestrian path to cross the ravine is located on the left side of the construction, and follows the shape of the bridge and the principal girders by descending until half of the bridge’s length, then going up again to reach the base of the other side of the ravine. This decision was made as a way to reinforce the main idea of the bridge, and also to let people see these girders as they walk through the crossing.

Roofing Platform

Columns

First Floor Platform

Columns

Main Girders

Secondary Girders

Walking Path Support

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LIVABLE BRIDGE


QUITO METROPOLITAN HOTEL + CONVENTION CENTER FINAL THESIS PROJECT

SCHOOL: UNIVERSIDAD SAN FRANCISCO DE QUITO

As a graduation project, I engaged in the design of a hotel + convention center in the city of Quito, Ecuador.This project aims to meet the future needs facing the city when the new Quito airport at Tababela is completed generating a high quantity of visitors. Nowadays, there is a lack of hotel accommodations in the area near to the airport site that this project is trying to fill.

B.Arch. Spring 2011

TUTOR: MUĂ‘OZ Igor

The project is located in the northeastern part of the city. It is placed in a site adjacent to the new oriental avenue, which is the main road in the new territorial reorganization of the city connecting the city directly to the new airport. In addition to this, the selected location is on the edge of the biggest park in town, the Metropolitan Park.

QUITO H+CC


GROUND FLOOR QUITO H+CC


Green Roof Water Habitable Roof Solar Protection

Convention Center Divisions

Commercial Stores Main Salon Vertical Circulation Public Plaza

Contention Wall

Vertical Circulation Parking Lots

QUITO H+CC


QUITO H+CC


MERGING SPACES

EXTERIOR LOUNGE + WATER VOID

FIRESTATION - SAVANNAH, GA

M.Arch. Fall 2015

ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN I

SCHOOL: GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

TUTOR: ROMM Stuart

It is notable that the 3 main programmatic components

Merging Spaces are defined as exterior open areas that will

In order to characterize these spaces, the base geometry

of Fire Station No. 1: a traditional Fire Station as well as an

connect the different programmatic areas of the Fire sta-

of the building will be re-defined with slices and cut-outs

Emergency Operations Center, plus a Community School

tion either visually or physically, bringing nature into the pro-

following the main movement curves. Specifically, on the

are very distinct from each other, making the whole pro-

ject. There will be 4 main Merging Spaces: Gathering Plaza,

Ground Floor and Third Floor, slices will occur, whereas on

ject a challenge to achieve one unified concept and buil-

Overlooking Terrace, Water Void + Lounge and Firefighters

the Second Floor, cutouts will take place connecting the

ding. The idea behind my design is to propose a solution to

Recreation Patio. These spaces will be located along the

building in a sectional way. Finally, a central Merging Spa-

this problem, creating Merging Spaces that will connect

main circulation curves of the project. The 2 main types of

ce, The Water Void, should be a place to raise awareness

the three main elements of the program as well as the di-

circulation, firefighter circulation from the living quarters to

about sustainability issues as it will serve as a water collec-

verse users of the building, bringing cohesiveness to the

the apparatus bay, and public circulation from the main

tion feature to recirculate grey water for various uses in

proposal.

entrance to the Overlooking Terrace.

the Fire Station.


GROUND FLOOR

FIRESTATION + MERGING SPACES

FIRE STATION MAIN PROGRAM FIRESTATION MAIN PROGRAM FIRE STATION MAIN PROGRAM FIRE STATION ORGANIZATIONAL SCHEME

FIRE STATION ORGANIZATIONAL SCHEME

FIRE STATION + MERGING SPACES

FIRE STATION ORGANIZATIONAL SCHEME FIRE STATION + MERGING SPACES

FIRE STATION + MERGING SPACES

Dinning

APPARATUS BAY APPARATUS BAY

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER

LIVING QUARTERS LIVING QUARTERS

AS

COMMUNITY SCHOOL Dinning COMMUNITY SCHOOL

GREEN AREAS Lockers

GREEN AREAS

Storage

Bathrooms

Lockers Kitchen

Lockers

Excercise

DORMS Excercise

Storage

Dayroom

Conference room

SAVANNAH LAYOUT RELATIONSHIP SAVANNAH LAYOUT RELATIONSHIP SAVANNAH LAYOUT RELATIONSHIP

Laundry Room

Unisex Restroom

Storage

SCBA Room

Conference room

IT

Offices Water Service

APPARATUS BAY

Storage Mechanical Electrical Washing HoseStorage

Bay

Electrical Public Gathering

Restrooms

DORMS Conference Storage

Storage

Storage

Conf. Room

Storage

Shower

Storage Mezzanine

Shower

Storage Mezzanine

PUBLIC VESTIBULE

Hose Storage Laundry Room

SCBA Room Unisex Restroom Storage SCBA Room

Bay

Storage IT

Shower

IT

Storage Water Service

Storage Mezzanine

Conference Overlooking room

Terrace

Storage SCBA

EMERGENCY Storage OPERATIONS CENTER EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER

Entrance Vestibule

Offices

Entrance Vestibule

Comm. Public Administration Display Lobby Office

Storage

Conf. Room

Storage

Storage

Conf. Room

Storage

Offices

Excercise

Mechanical Electrical Outdoor

Public Restrms

Lounge Mechanical Electrical

Medical Attention

Administration Office

Meeting Room

Hose Storage

APPARATUS BAY IT Backup IT Backup

Meeting Room

Kitchen

DORMS

Public Vestibule

Conference room

IT

Storage

Laundry Room

Admin. APPARATUS BAY Office

Storage Mezzanine

Shower

Storage Mezzanine

Conference room

Public Gathering

Restrooms

Public Gathering

Generator Restrooms

Electrical

Storage

Storage

SCBA

Overlooking Terrace

Backup

Overlooking Terrace

Backup

Restrooms

Outdoor Lounge

Public Restrms

Outdoor Lounge

SCBA

Restrms

CLASSROOMS Meeting Room

Medical Attention

Meeting Room

Admin. Office Admin. Office

IT

Storage

IT

Storage

Conference room

Offices Water Service

Restrms

CLASSROOMS

Medical Attention

Conference room

Storage

Generator Electrical

Public Gathering

Public Restrms

Public Vestibule

Mechanical Water Service Room Generator Electrical

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER

Public Lobby

Comm. Public Display Lobby Public Vestibule

Mechanical Room

Offices Water Service

Public Water Edu. Patio

Comm. Display

Washing Storage Bay Hose Storage Entrance Vestibule Hose Storage

Shower

Offices

Mechanical Room

CLASSROOMS Washing Bay

Meeting APPARATUS BAY Room

Unisex Restroom

Dayroom

Restrms

Laundry Room

Unisex Restroom

Backup

Compress. Room Compress. Room

Dayroom

Firemen Excercise Recreation Patio Firemen Recreation Patio

Restrooms

CLASSROOMS

Storage

DORMS

Offices

CLASSROOMS

Medical Attention

Storage

Kitchen

Bathrms

Lockers

Offices

Dayroom

Public Community Lobby Display PUBLIC Medical VESTIBULE Attention Washing

Storage

Generator Electrical Generator

Kitchen Storage

Offices Excercise

Room

Mechanical Water Service Room Generator Electrical

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER

Conference room

Storage

room

Firemen Public Recreation Restrooms Patio Public Community Lobby Display Compress.

Mechanical Room

Storage

Mechanical Room

Washing Bay

Entrance Vestibule

Meeting Unisex Office Room Restroom

IT Backup

Storage Mezzanine

Lockers

Dayroom

Compressor Room

Laundry APPARATUS BAY RoomAdministration

Unisex Restroom Shower

Dayroom

Bathrms

Public Restrooms

Laundry Room

Medical Attention

DORMS

Compressor Room

Restrooms

Mechanical / Electrical

PUBLIC VESTIBULE

Hose Storage

APPARATUS BAY

Public Lobby

Kitchen

Restrooms

CLASSROOMS Community Display

Storage

Lockers

Offices

Public Restrooms

Washing Bay

Dinning

Storage

Dinning

Bathrms Storage

Storage

DORMS

Excercise

Mechanical / Electrical

Compressor Room

Kitchen

Bathrooms

Dinning

Storage

Storage

Offices

Mechanical / Electrical

Dinning

Bathrooms

MERGING SPACES

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER

Offices

Public Gathering

Restrooms

Public Gathering

Restrooms

Public Water Edu. Patio Public Water Edu. Patio

Entrance Vestibule Entrance Vestibule


ENTRANCE PLAZA + WATER RECOLECTION POOL

VOID CUTOUTS

NATURE FLOW

WATER FLOW

FIRESTATION


WATER VOID GLASS WATER TRAIL

2ND FLOOR GLASS VOID

2ND FLOOR STRUCTURE

GLASS WATER TRAIL 1ST FLOOR GLASS VOID

1ST FLOOR STRUCTURE

SOUTH ELEVATION

FIRESTATION


INTERFACE A LIVING BUILDING FOR GEORGIA TECH COLLABORATORS: DICKINSON Coston, YEE Vincent

PORTMAN COMPETITION - 2nd Place Prize

Adhering to the Living Building Challenge proposal, we designed a project that would take the Place petal as the essence of it, acting as a threshold between the campus and city, student and practitioner, and humanity and environment. A thin footprint is achieved with faรงade openings to take advantage of daylighting and cross ventilation. Create a building that breathes, with an open space for every enclosed space connecting occupants to the outdoors with views and physical adjacencies to the natural environment. On the adjacent landscape, a wide array of activities and uses is suggested in order to create density in the openness. INTERFACE

M.Arch. Spring 2016 TUTOR: YOCUM, David

As part of the seven petals that entail the Living Building Challenge, we spanned an array of PV panels across the length of the entire building and created a Cladding system based on bamboo to modulate solar gain. The building collects rainwater from the roof, treats it with living machines, reuses the grey water, and returns treated water back to the aquifer. Finally, as part of the Health, Happiness, and Equity petal, we give the site back to the public domain. Urban agriculture is created for the community, and open spaces are designed in section to provide access to nature throughout the building to its users.


Site = Threshold

Program Gross Sq. Footage

Footprint Minimized

Create Permeability

Activate Landscape

Lift Building Mass

Connection City - Campus

Give Openings Hierarchy

INTERFACE


Context Model 1:500

Concept Model

INTERFACE


Sectional Model 1:40

INTERFACE


INTERFACE


Context Model 1:500

Entrance walkway

INTERFACE


Rooftop Terrace open to landscape

INTERFACE


Community Center Terrace

INTERFACE


SEOUL ACCELERATOR SEOUL BIENNALE 2017 - INTERNATIONAL STUDIOS COLLABORATORS: C.Dang, A.Davis, C.Dikinson, M.Forsell, J.Olson, P.Petromichelis, N.Schmeider, S.Shams, P.Steidl, V.Yee, S.Yifeng Located in the Dongdaemun garment district of Seoul, South Korea, the Seoul Accelerator is a research and development center for textile and fabrication technology. This institution serves as an innovation laboratory that seeks to fuel the local garment industry and accelerate Seoul into the forefront of the fashion industry. The purpose of the project, as prompted by the 2017 Seoul Biennale, is to form a network of knowledge between academic, professional, and governmental stakeholders. We seek new forms of innovation that go beyond functional city planning toward a more integrated mixed-use urban landscape.

M.Arch. Fall 16 --Spring 2017 TUTOR: SIMMONS, Marc

The building design evolved into five above-grade, translucent glass towers set into a sunken retail plaza, unified by a single below-grade special exhibition and performance space. The bases of the towers are set at the same datum as the Cheonggyecheon riverwalk, allowing a physical and metaphorical connection to the river and public space. Each of the towers has an offset core embracing 30’ high laboratory/research compartments that support a flexible build-out structure, known as “accelerators.” The facade is a tension-supported, custom, glass brick wall to allow in natural light while providing privacy for the researchers and fabricators.

SEOUL ACCELERATOR


Site Model - Projection

SEOUL ACCELERATOR


SEOUL ACCELERATOR


GLASS BRICK SPECIFICATIONS

°

10

20

20

30

30

°

° ° °

°

°

10

SEOUL ACCELERATOR

40

40


THE WALL HOUSE PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTOR: INMOLUSSO This 350 sq. mt residence, was designed to satisfy the needs of a young family with two kids. The house is located in Tumbaco, Ecuador a suburban valley near the city of Quito in which the temperate climate and nature are

2012-2013 QUITO, ECUADOR

COLLABORATION: MIRANDA JAIME one of its major characteristics. This family wanted a residence in which they could be able to feel the peacefulness of nature and escape from work and diverse obligations of daily life.

CONTRIBUTION: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION DIRECTION

Placed in a very steep site with negative slope, the main idea of the project was to generate a house, which seems to emerge naturally from the ground. In order to create this sensation, the main element is a wall made out of

THE WALL HOUSE

handcrafted brick of the area, located in the principal facade. The other elements of the house were designed as additions to the main brick wall from which the name of the house comes from.


SECOND FLOOR NATURE OF SITE

HOUSE POSITION

CONNECTION WITH SITE

We wanted to be very respectful with the nature of the terrain that is why the entrance to the house is located on the second floor and through a metal bridge. As soon as you get in to the house a lobby welcomes you, immediately contrasted with an inverted high ceiling as you

look down into the living room located in the ground floor. The programmatic composition of the residence was done in such a way so that the bedrooms were placed in the entrance level, on the second floor, in order to take advantage of the view of the site. This decision

was combined with the idea of placing the social areas of the residence on the ground floor, letting those spaces have a direct relationship with the garden and a high ceiling exterior living room providing the sense of peacefulness that the client requested.

THE WALL HOUSE

ENTRANCE SECTION

BEDROOM SECTION


FRONT FACADE DETAIL

BRIDGE DETAIL

THE WALL HOUSE


ENTRANCE DETAIL

THE WALL HOUSE


WELL LIVING CHILDHOOD CENTERS (WLCC) CONTRACTOR: INMOLUSSO ECUADORIAN GOVERNMENT CONTEST 1ST PRIZE

QUITO, ECUADOR 2014

COLLABORATION: MIRANDA Jaime, MENDIZABAL Clara, NARANJO Esteban, CORDOVEZ Carlos, MALDONADO Daniela

One of the key elements in the master plan of the Government of Ecuador for the next 10 years for the development of the country and its future generations is to provide free education to everyone since early childhood. In order to accomplish this, the government will rely on the construction of adaptable and affordable childcare centers all around Ecuador. They believe that both the mind and body of children should be molded since very early stages of their lives, so as to achieve that, a positive pedagogic environment is envisioned.

CONTRIBUTION: DESIGN

This is the reason why the government held a public tender for the design of the Well Living Childhood Centers, that would serve children from 0 to 5 years old. One of the most important requirements for the design is that it should be easily adaptable to the three different environments of Ecuador: Coastal Region, Andes Mountains and Amazonic Jungle. Finally, in relation to these environments, designs should incorporate well thought solutions that address both performative and sustainable considerations. WLCC


GROUND FLOOR

The project starts with a public plaza that invites the community into the WLCC and that can also be used as a place for presentations or civic gatherings. Immediately after this square, an administrative and service module is placed which acts as a barrier and a transition space between the public space and the childhood center. The heart of the project is a communal play area that acts as the distribution axis of the classrooms and organizes the project in a radial manner. This play area varies in size depending on the necessities of each WLCC and connects directly to the open garden as a way of extending the activities to the outdoors and connecting the children with nature. Finally the circulations are independent elements. 1M 2M

4M

10M

WLCC


UNIVERSAL ACCESSIBILITY

Renders: Estudio Hibrido

WLCC


CLASSROOM MODULE Rooftec Panel Termal Insulation Steel Girder

Steel Panel (Andes/Coast) Structural Concrete Wall Concrete Flooring Slab Concrete Foundations

The constructive method developed for this project is based on the concept of delivering a complete affordable quality product which can be easily transported and built independently of the location or geographical accesibility of the building site. This is an essential condition due to the fact that some WLCC’s will be built in the farthest places around Ecuador. For these reasons most materials will be prefabricated: precast concrete panels for walls and columns, PVC windows, recycled plastic for flooring and metallic panels for roofing.

ADMINISTRATIVE MODULE

This method facilitates the contractor’s work as he will be able to build the project as a “puzzle” on site. Thus, the majority of selected materials require practically no maintenance overtime as to reduce costs in the long run.

WLCC


WAVE

TABLE

PERSONAL 2016


DIGITAL FABRICATION GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - FALL 2016

Wood Panel

Plastic Panel

Concrete Panel


Roberto Bucheli Miranda (+1) 678.469.2664 09/05/1988

robertobuchelimiranda@gmail.com 950 Marietta St NW/Atlanta, Ga 30318

Proactive, creative, responsible, adaptable to changing environments, avid for learning. I am Skillful in the use and application of digital tools for design, being part of a design-build architecture firm for more than 4 years; I was able to work directly on the development of more than 15 buildings throughout Ecuador. I have experience in the planning, development and coordination of activities in the construction process as well as supervising employees, and planning how the project will be carried out up until completion. My concerns are to explore how innovative science and technology come together into improving the energy performance of buildings, while using parametric tools to bring new building forms and assemblies to reality.


Education

Employment

Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, USA) Master of Science Candidate Master of Architecture Candidate USFQ, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Quito, Ecuador) Bachelor of Architecture Los Andes University, Universidad de los Andes (Cartagena, Colombia) XXIV International Architecture Workshop Colegio Americano de Quito (Quito, Ecuador) Rogers Partners Architects (New York City, USA) Externship Program Inmolusso Co. Ltd. (Quito, Ecuador) Junior Architect Intern Architect

- Development of design, architectural program and basic costs - Creation of construction documents - Implementation of building codes and project approval - Coordination between firm and project consultants - On site management of materials, procedures, schedule and employees - Directing construction in compliance with CD’s, addendum coordination

Skills 2017 - 2018 2015 - 2017 2006 - 2012 Sum 2010

March 2017 2013 - 2015 2011 - 2013

Achievements

Godoey House (Cumbayá, Ecuador) 320m2 Pérez Residence (Cumbayá, Ecuador) 450m2 “Montecatinni” Building (Quito, Ecuador) +5500m2 “Bertone” Building (Quito, Ecuador) +5000m2

2014 2014 2013 - 2014 2012 - 2013

Carbonell House (Quito, Ecuador) 400m2 García Residence (Cumbayá, Ecuador) +800m2 Wall House (Tumbaco, Ecuador) 350m2

2015 2013 - 2014 2012 - 2013

Portman Prize Design Competition - 2nd Place Prize

2016

Well Living Children Center Competition - 1st Place

Inmolusso Co. Ltd. Government of Ecuador - Public Tender

Sketch-Up

V-Ray

Interface: A Living Building for Georgia Tech Georgia Institute of Technology Scholarship winner - Graduate studies abroad SENESCYT, National Secretariat for Education, Science, Technology of Ecuador

Rhinoceros

Grasshopper

2014 2013 2012 - 2013

AutoCAD

Revit

“Well Living Children Center”, Government of Ecuador, 580m2 Public Tender, 1st. Prize. (Quito, Ecuador) Bravo House (Puembo, Ecuador) 500m2 JEP Imports, Office Building (Quito, Ecuador) +1200m2 “Panorama Gardens”, Residential Condominium (Quito, Ecuador)

Design + construction management

English - full professional proficiency

1993 - 2006

Designer - collaboration

Construction direction and management

Spanish - native language

2014

2015 2014

InDesign Photoshop Illustrator Solid Works Python MS Office


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