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JOSE I. SADURNI, AIA

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2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

AIA Puerto Rico, A Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
LUIS GALARZA, AIA

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CARLOS PURCELL, ASSOC. AIA

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 
AIA Puerto Rico, A Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

EUGENIO RAMÍREZ, AIA

President

Eugenio is the president  of our chapter, the AIA Puerto Rico chapter. He has also served as member of the Governing Board of the CAAPPR (2009-2011) as Director of the Technical Professional Committee.

 

He founded ERERAS arquitectos in 2008 and has since received various architecture and design awards locally and internationally. Additionally Eugenio is a full time professor of architecture at the EIDA Universidad del Turabo. He obtained his BA from The School of Architecture of the UPR in 1997 and his Master of Architecture from Virginia Tech in 2000.

ERERAS Arquitectos

 

HÉCTOR RALAT-SOTOMAYOR, AIA

Vice President

Héctor is a registered architect, with over 20 years of experience in development, project management, planning, and design. He has held leadership positions in corporate and governmental organizations.

 

As Director at the Puerto Rico Land Administration, he lead a team of professionals in the disciplines of architecture, engineering, and property appraisal, to promote private and public projects developments such as hotels, medical facilities, affordable housing, industrial facilities, among others. 

 

Héctor is currently a Senior Designer at Marvel Architects, and a board member at the American Institute of Architects, Puerto Rico Chapter.

 Marvel Architects

 

RAPHAEL OSUNA, ASSOC. AIA

Secretary

Raphael Osuna Segarra is the Associate Program Director of Habitat for Humanity in Puerto Rico. He earned his undergraduate studies from the UPR School of Architecture and received his MArch, with a minor in Landscape Architecture, from the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.  In the past years Raphael worked as Project Manager and Designer at the Design & Construction Office of the Municipality of Bayamón leading the Urban Center Revitalization Program initiatives.

He also has been an Adjunct Professor of the undergraduate program at the UPR School of Architecture since 2012, teaching the second and third year design studio sequence.  Raphael has always been related to the arts and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Museo de Arte de Bayamón.

 
 

ROBERTO GUADALUPE CRUZ, AIA 

Treasurer 

Roberto is a registered architect. He has worked on various architectural firms in diverse projects such as educational, retail, commercial, industrial, and residential, from proposal to construction administration. Roberto focuses on design coordination and documentation to facilitate progress during construction, encouraging cooperation along project team members. Roberto received a BA in Environmental Design, a Master’s degree in Architecture, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, all from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

Marvel Architects

JORGE F. RAMIREZ BUXEDA, AIA 

Director 

Jorge F. Ramírez Buxeda AIA, LEED AP is a Puerto Rico licensed architect. In 1993 he completed a BA at Harvard University and in 1996 a MArch from the University of Virginia. In January 2000 he founded the architecture, planning and landscape services firm BCJR, Inc. The firm transitioned in 2004 to become Ramírez Buxeda Arquitectos, PSC of which he is currently the principal architect. Since 2010 he is a member and vice-president of the Board of Trustees of the Fundación por la Arquitectura and since 2015 a member of the Board of Trustees of the Carlos Beltrán Baseball Academy, located in the Municipality of Florida, Puerto Rico.

In academia he served as design instructor at the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico’s School of Architecture from 1997 to 1998 and was a member of the design faculty at the University of Puerto Rico’s School of Architecture from 2005 to 2016.

Ramirez Buxeda Architectos

 
 

MIRAIDA RODRÍGUEZ, ASSOC. AIA

Director 

Miraida serves as one Years Director of the AIA Puerto Rico chapter.

RAQUEL L. MARRERO AIA

Director

Raquel Marrero has worked as a team designer and project coordinator at Marvel Marchand for 18 years. Her responsibilities have included all the phases of design and construction processes for a large number of major commercial and residential projects, including the award-winning renovation of the Vanderbilt and La Concha Hotels in San Juan, HUD’s initiative for elderly housing at Valle Dorado in Utuado, and lately of New York-based residential projects like Roosevelt Park, Bedford Union Armory and others.

 

Raquel received BA in Environmental Design from the University of Puerto Rico and a MArch I from UCLA. Prior to joining Marvel Marchand, Raquel worked at architecture firms in Puerto Rico, as well as in Los Angeles and Mexico City. Currently, Raquel serves as Director in the Marvel Marchand Architects.

Marvel Architects

 
 

MARIA ELENA JOGLAR, ASSOC. AIA

Associate Director 

Maria Elena is an architect in training graduated in 2014 from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Architecture. She had the opportunity of traveling and studying in cities like London, Madrid and Florence. Since then she has been working in Puerto Rico as an architectural designer collaborating in residential, entertainment and hospitality design-build projects.

 

In the past year, Maria Elena was part of a Non-profit organization called ReImagina PR, created by The Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation and Open Society Foundations, dedicated to enhancing the efforts to drive a long-term recovery on the island after Hurricane Maria. She is currently part of a small architecture firm working on various residential projects.

VICTOR DIAZ PAUNETTO, AIA

Past President

Victor is the founding principal of Diaz Paunetto Arquitectos, a leading and award-winning architectural firm in the island, and past president at the Foundation for Architecture of Puerto Rico.

 

Strongly rooted in context and sustainability, his work has been widely published and received numerous awards at state, regional and international level during his career from organizations such as the American Institute of Architects Puerto Rico and Florida Chapters, and the PR College of Architects and Landscape Architects, among others. He is a University of Southern California graduate and design professor at the School of Architecture of the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan, with professional licenses to practice architecture in Puerto Rico, Florida and New York.

Diaz Paunetto Arquitectos

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