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Iker Luna

MAA, Architect.

Managua, Nicaragua

Work Experience

Rancho Santana

BSP(Building Service Program) - Architect / Project management

June 2014 - March 2016 Nicaragua

EVOLO SA

Researcher

January 2014 Managua, Nicaragua

COLABORATORIO

Member / co-founder

January 2014 Managua, Nicaragua

Haiko Cornelissen Architecten

Research Consultant

January 2014 - Present United States

Infinity Codes Architects

Research Consultant

October 2013 - Present Barcelona, Spain

Dorel Ramirez Arquitecta

Junior designer.

November 2010 - September 2012 Managua, Nicaragua

Universidad Americana UAM

Tutor design studio.

June 2011 - December 2011 Managua, Nicaragua

Axis Arquitectos

Architect design consultant.

January 2011 - August 2012 Managua, Nicaragua

Euromarcas Arquitectura

Architect design consultant.

June 2011 - August 2012 Managua, Nicaragua

Marta Sensidoni Arquitecta

Collaboration design.

September 2010 - December 2010 Managua, Nicaragua

TECHO-UN TECHO PARA MI PAÍS

Construction Methods Coordinator.

March 2009 - December 2011 Managua, Nicaragua

Urcuyo Hernandez Y Asociados.

Technical draws and render specialist.

April 2007 - July 2008 Managua, Nicaragua

Education

IAAC

MAA

September 2012 - December 2013 Barcelona, Spain

Universidad Americana UAM

Postgraduate course, Contemporary Architecture

February 2009 - July 2009 Managua, Nicaragua

Universidad Americana UAM

BSc Architect

January 2005 - December 2009 Managua, Nicaragua

Languages

Spanish (Native),
English (Fluent),
Italian (Conversational),

Awards

Universidad Americana (UAM)

Best Academic Design

2010

Holcim

Europe Next Generation 3rd prize.

2014

Skills

Adobe Cs Suite, Arduino, AutodeskAutoCAD, Co-work, Data Analyzer, Ecotect, Grasshopper, Leadership, Lumion3D, Processing, Rhino 3d, Sketchup3D,

Workshops and publications

Robotic Fabrication - Workshop/ Tutor:Tom Pawlofsky/Institut of Advanced Architecture of Catalunya /2013 /http://www.pawlofsky.de/ https://vimeo.com/67522542
Mechanic Conversations II/Tutor:Claudia Pasquero and Marco Poletto/Institut of Advanced Architecture of Catalunya /2013 /http://www.ecologicstudio.com/v2/index.php/https://vimeo.com/61624160/
The Green Dictionary - Publication/ Tutor:Manuel Gausa/Institut of Advanced Architecture of Catalunya /2013/
UL(Urban lightscape) Workshop / Institut of Advanced Architecture of Catalunya/2013/ Tutors: Vasileios Ntovros, Dimitris Theocharoudis, Anastasia Pistofidou, Rodrigo Aguirre, Iker Luna.
http://www.beforelight.gr / http://www.urbanlightscapes.net
Materiability. Research Network. / Web publication. ETH Zürich/
[BCS] Bio Ceramic System
http://materiability.com/bcs-bio-ceramic-system/
designboom. Digital architecture and design magazine/ Web publication /
[BCS] Bio Ceramic System
http://www.designboom.com/technology/iker-luna-experiments-with-moss-in-bio-ceramic-system-02-17-2014/
The American Ceramic Society
http://ceramics.org/ceramic-tech-today/multiple-moisture-sensor-shows-bio-receptivity-of-ceramics-in-all-their-near-infrared-glory

BIO

Iker Luna (born in 1987 in Managua Nicaragua) is an Architect graduated from the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalunya (IAAC) in Barcelona, with a related thesis in the field of “Digital Tectonics – Fabrication Ecologies” . After graduating from Universidad Americana (UAM) with a Bachelor Degree in Architecture he has collaborating with different architecture office like Dorel Ramirez Arquitectura, Axis Arquitectos, Euromarcas Arquitectura, Enrique Urcuyo & Asociados and others independents architects like Marta Sensidoni, where he was involved in design, project coordination, rendering and technical drawings. He had been also evolved in TECHO a youth led non-profit organization present in Latin America & the Caribbean. Tutor collaboration and participation in different workshops like robotic fabrication, mechanic conversation, urban lightscape and sustainable design. Researcher consultant for international firms stablished in New York, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Beirut. Third place at Holcim Awards for Next Generation category, Europe 2014. Researcher collaborator for EVOLOSA, an environmental research company base in Nicaragua. Member and co-founder of COLABORATORIO collective. Project manager for the BSP (Building Services Program) at Rancho Santana. At present he works as independent consultant.