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Mabel Plasencia-Aquino, AIT, Assoc. AIA

Assistant Architect at E. Morell-Rivera Architects & Consultants, PSC


  • Assistant Architect at E. Morell-Rivera Architects and Consulting, PSC

September 2011 - Present (1 year 6 months)

General project co-ordination. - Preparation of planning application drawings. - Preparation of 2D and/or 3D project visualizations. - Project and design presentations. - Organization and preparation of detailed design drawings - Assisting with the preparation of tender documents - Writing project and elemental specifications. - Site visits. - Maintenance of file and CAD records - Co-ordination with externally appointed consultants. - Material selection and specifications. - Product selection. - Process addenda, submittals and evaluate product substitutions. -Construction administration - Interior Renovations, Space planning, Office Design, Water Park design.

  • Mentorship collaboration on workshop at CAAPPR

January 2013 - January 2013 (1 month)

Mentorship collaboration for the 2013 Charette: “Jardines de San Juan”- Group 1, on brainstorming, project development and organization for a 4 day workshop with other mentors and architecture students + landscape architect students. Complete presentation on the link below.

  • Freelance Renderer at ShareTech Group

May 2011 - November 2011 (7 months)

Provide architectural renderings for new branches of McDonalds Puerto Rico several design consulting for façades. -Work developed on softwares such as Archicad, Artlantis, Photoshop and Indesign.

  • Freelance Architect at Forjadores de Esperanza House for young boys

March 2011 - June 2011 (4 months)

Interior renovation as a leadership collaboration of the young boy's house proposal, intended to be a suggestion for donation of an outside non-profit organization.

  • Freelance 3d Modeler at Quality Construction Corp

March 2011 - March 2011 (1 month)

Professional services offered freelance for the development of 3dimensional models on Archicad intended for an RFP destined to the remodeling of public schools in Puerto Rico. Achieved knowledge on BIM technology and teamwork with the software.

  • Architect in Training/ Professional Drafter at GA Management Corp

December 2010 - March 2011 (4 months)

Construction Documents assembly. - Product selection coordination. - Assistance on design development. - Client assistance with project discussions. - Field work and as-builts.

  • Freelance Designer at Sprint Communications

August 2010 - October 2010 (3 months)

Subcontract by Sprint for a kiosk design destined to multiple shopping malls in Puerto Rico. Acquired knowledge on material finishes, 3dimensional design, furniture specs and project management. Great feedback from the clients.

  • IAAC at Urbanism research for Tunis

March 2009 - June 2009 (4 months)

Group research and book design for Urban design abroad during the BA. Developed skills on Rhinoceros and gained more interesting points on urbanism studies, graphic design and research. Presentation for Tunisian board of directors

  • Landscape Architecture workshop at CAAPR

May 2006 - May 2006 (1 month)

Collaborated with a group of students of the PUPR and UPR, with the support of various architects for the creation of landscape proposals for saving the Green Corridor that exists in Puerto Rico.

  • Volunteer Student Architect at Abel Misla Villalba

March 2006 - March 2006 (1 month)

Collaborated on the production of project presentation on flash animation, digital presentation and hands-on delivery of information for a short term of period.

  • Professional Drafter at Jorge Rigau Arquitectos

February 2002 - November 2002 (10 months)

Worked as part of the production of as-builts for a municipal project in Hormigueros, Puerto Rico. This project was intended for the development of a new library in the town. Documentation of urban towns for historical maps of the west area of Puerto Rico; practices on site survey, interviews and digital maps.


  • Spanish
  • English
  • French

Skills & Expertise

  • AutoCAD
  • ArchiCAD
  • 3D Modeling
  • 3D rendering
  • Architecture Construction Drawings
  • SketchUp
  • Sketching
  • Product Specification
  • Creativity Skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite Rendering
  • 3D Studio Max
  • BIM
  • Renovation
  • Commercial Design
  • Microsoft Office
  • iWork
  • Model Making


  • Universidad Politécnica de Puerto Rico BA, Architecture, 2004 - 2011
  • IAAC Certificate, Urbanism, 2008 - 2008
  • Liceo de Arte y Tecnología Associate, Professional Drafting, 2002 - 2003


  • Materials and Sciences of Technologies.
  • Design Creations.
  • Interior Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Contemporary and Street Art.
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Culture.
  • Landscape Architecture.

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