Teaching areas

Architectural design, Technical Drawing, Construction and Materials.

Research areas

Integration of academia with architectural practice. Translation of design concepts into realized buildings, Use of traditional material in contemporary architecture. Social Impact design extending across the academy-public community.


BArc, Universidad Central de Venezuela, 1983.
MArc, Hokkaido University, 1987.
PhD, Kumamoto University, 1998.

Professional experience

Visiting Assistant Professor, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Byblos, Lebanon, 2013-2015
Instructor, Tongji University Architecture & Urban Planning, Shanghai, China, 2012-2013
Director of EMBT Shanghai office, SH, China, 2009-2013
Lecturer, European Institute of Design, Barcelona, Spain, 2007-2009
Project Director, EMBT Barcelona office, Barcelona, Spain, 2000-2009


COAC College of Architects of Catalunya.
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