Profile: Alvaro Velasquez Gerszencveig

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About Alvaro Velasquez Gerszencveig : Alvaro Velasquez is an architect designer that strongly believe in the power of Design. With leadership and capacity to work with different groups of stakeholders and communities, He believe that every single person must have access to great design and solutions. Alvaro choose to be involve in large and intensive publics projects like Health Care and educational projects. With design skills and leadership, he is making difference in persons life creating spaces that help people to heal faster and environments that positevly support a good learning process.
STATEMENT OF ART:
Great Design shouldn't be for a few, design should be a powerful resources that will change the world.

ORGANIZATION:
GDN ARCHITECTS

EDUCATION:
2000, MASTER IN ARCHITECTURE , UNIVERSITY OF CHILE, SANTIAGO/CHILE
1998 BACHELOR IN ARCHITECTURE, UNIVERSITY OF CHILE SANTIAGO/CHILE
1997 URBAN DESIGN,UNIVERSITY POLYTECHNIC DE CATALUNYA, BARCELONA/SPAIN

EXPERIENCE:
1996-1998, URBE ARQUITECTOS, SANTIAGO/CHILE
2000-2001, DESIGN WORKSHOP, LAKE TAHOE, CA/USA
2002-2007, DARDEN ARCHITECTS, FRESNO, CA/USA
2008-2011, HMC ARCHITECTS, SAN DIEGO, CA/USA
2011-CURRENT, GDN ARCHITECTS, SANTIAGO/CHILE

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS:
2000, MUSEO CANTALAO PABLO NERUDA, FUNDACION PABLO NERUDA, ISLA NEGRA/CHILE

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2016, CFT ARAUCO DUOC, SEMANA DE LA MADERA, SANTIAGO/CHILE

EVENTS:
1996, LATIN AMERICA SELECTION, UIA BARCELONA, Present and Futures. Architecture in Cities

AWARDS:
2007 AIA San Joaquin Chapter Awards – Award of Merit, Child Development Center, USA

2009 CASH/AIACC Leroy F. Green Design and Planning Awards - Award of Merit Specialized Facility, CHILD Development Center, USA

2009 CASH/AIACC Leroy F. Green Design and Planning Awards - Award of Honor Project in Design, Riverbank High School New Gymnasium, USA
2012, Public Safety and Education Center, College of the Sequoias, Handford, CA

2012, AIA San Joaquin Chapter Awards, Award of Merit, Public Safety and Education Center, College of the Sequoias, Handford, CA

2015, 1ST PLACE DESIGN AWARD, UNIVERSIDAD FEDERICO SANTA MARIA, SCIENCE BUILDING COMPETITION, VALPARAISO/CHILE

2015, Honorable Mention in the Acute Care category from Contract magazine´s Healthcare Enviroment Awards, Martin Luther King Center. USA

2015. Los Angeles Business Council Award of Excellence in the Healthcare Architecture, Martin Luther King Center, USA

2016, 1ST PLACE, NEW REHAB AND TRAUMA HOSPITAL ACHS, SANTIAGO CHILE

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2017, CFT ARAUCO DUOC, AMBIENTES # 114, PAGES 120-127, NOV/DEC, SANTIAGO/CHILE
2016, CFT ARAUCO DUOC, VD MAGAZINE # 1055, PAGES 19-22, SEPT SANTIAGO/CHILE

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
Nothing

BOOKS:
Nothing

ACCOLADES:
Nothing

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
SPANISH, NATIVE
ENGLISH, ADVANCED
HEBREW, BEGINNER

COMPUTER LITERACY:
SKETCH UP, EXPERT
ADOBE IN DESIGN, INTERMEDIATE
ADOBE ILUSTRATOR, INTERMEDIATE

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
2010, Hospitalaria Health Care conference, BICENTENARIO, RECUPERAR O PROYECTAR, Santiago/Chile
2010, CIES, Higer Ed Design conference, Santiago/Chile
2011, CIES, Higer Ed Design conference, Santiago/Chile
2012, Hospitalaria Health Care conference, CONGRESO, EL HOSPITAL DEL FUTURO, Santiago/Chile
2013, CIES, Higer Ed Design conference, Santiago/Chile
2014, Hospitalaria Health Care conference, LO ACTUAL Y LO NUEVO EN EDIFICIOS DE SALUD, Santiago/Chile
2016, Hospitalaria Health Care conference, ARQUITECTURA VIVA, ACTIVA Y SANA, Santiago/Chile
2016, Health Care Design conference, Houston/USA

SYMPOSIUMS AND ACADEMIC CONFERENCES::
2010, Sanar mediante el Diseño. First People Hospital, Shunde District. China, Hospitalaria, Santiago/Chile
2014, Design in VR, PUC, Lima/PERU
2016, Nuevo hospital del trabajor: Un diseño para sanar y rehabilitar, Hospitalaria, Santiago/Chile
2013, Diseño centrado en el Paciente, PUC, Lima/Peru

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
Nothing

COLLECTIONS:
Nothing

JURY MEMBERSHIPS:
Nothing

HOBBIES:
Classic Cars, Sports, outdoor activities

CLIENTELE:
2011, DUOC UC, SANTIAGO CENTRO HIGHER ED CAMPUS
2012, CRUZ BLANCA, HOSPITAL SCHEMATIC DESIGN
2015, UTFSM, CCTVAL, SCIENCE BUILDING
2015, MBI, LAS CONDES DESIGN CENTER
2016, ARAUCO, CFT ARAUCO DUOC COLLEGE CAMPUS
2016, ACHS, REHAB AND TRAUMA HOSPITAL

WEB SITE:
WWW.GLOBAL-DN.COM

PORTFOLIO URL:
WWW.GLOBAL-DN.COM

REGISTRATION DATE:
2016-09-13 11:30:24

COUNTRY:
Chile

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Alvaro Velasquez Gerszencveig


Woodbox Learning Enviroment Learning and Education Enviroment

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2016
Alvaro Velasquez and Mauricio Nachmann for Celulosa Arauco/Duocuc

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