Andres was born in Bogota and raised in Miami. After graduating from the University of Florida, he attended the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he received his Master of Architecture. Andres’ career has been shaped by the diverse environments, cultures, and methods of making he has been immersed in while working for notable firms in Zurich, Mexico City, Miami, Seattle, and Los Angeles.
Previously a woodshop instructor and CNC technician, Andres has a knack for fabrication and can often be found contemplating objects. Andres teaches design studios in the architecture school at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Harvard Graduate School of Design
Master of Architecture, 2019
University of Florida
Bachelor of Design in Architecture, 2015
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Architecture & Urban Planning
Harvard Graduate School of Design, Design Discovery Program
Architecture Faculty, Summer 2019
University of Florida, School of Architecture
Teaching Assistant, 2014 -2015
Systems Upgrade: (Re)Fabricating Tectonic Prototypes
Edited by L. Asensio Villoria & D. Mah
Digital design and fabrication project titled “Helical Light”
Platform 10 : Live Feed
Edited by John Lott & John May
Projects titled: “Possibility of Island”, “Kandor Architecture”, and “Helical Light”
Outside of work, Andres enjoys watching Premier League and Gator football, running, bouldering, reading poetry, and trying every burger Chicago has to offer.