Architect, MLA, inspired by nature, passionate about botany and sensible to the environment and sustainable development. Enthusiastic about joining new multidisciplinary teams, always looking forward to applying the knowledge and skills acquired on each preparatory field under the conditions which will help her develop as an efficient professional in the area among others. Constantly searching for new challenges involving nature as the main body of projects dedicated to human beings.

Work Samples

  • Bahia de Las Aguilas Eco-Touristic Park

Work History

MASSIEL MEJÍA Landscape Architect www.massielmejia.wordpress.com c_+1 829 619 4000 e_mm.landesign@gmail.com P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E 2011-Present_Contractor Architect - Sound System Design MUSITEMPO | www.musitempo.com Dominican Republic. Architecture projects such as: 2012_Ágora Mall | www.agora.com.do Serallés, Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic. 2011_Body Shop Athletic Club Bella Vista, Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic. 2009-Present_ Freelance Architect and Landscape Architect LANDesign | Landscape Architecture Studio Dominican Republic. Specialties: Landscape Restoration and Design, Project Management (Landscape, Architecture, Construction fields), Sustainable and Ecological Development Projects, Public Spaces and Gardens Design (all different scales). 2009_ Landscape Architecture Internship, Project Designer and Consultant. Artur Bossy Paisajista | www.arturbossy.com Barcelona, Spain. E D U C A T I O N 2011_Diplomat Degree, 'Project Management' Quality Global Business Santo Domingo, D.R. 2009_International Summer School European Master of LA: ‘Old Country for New Man’. Efficient productive Landscapes in Urbanized Areas. Case study area: Altes Land. Workshop in Leibniz Universität Hannover Hamburg/Hannover, Germany. 2007-2009_Masters Degree, MLA. ‘Landscape Architecture’ Escola Tècnica Superior d’Arquitectura de Barcelona, ETSAB. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC Barcelona, Spain. Main Subjects Studied: Ecology, Plant Biology, Hydrology, Geology, Edaphology, Cartography (SIG), Landscape and Project Analysis, Landscape Project Workshops, Landscape Theory, Landscape Restoration, Landscape Engineering and Construction Techniques. Design Workshop 1.2_Sept. 2008: ‘New Access Proposal, Montjuïc Cementery.’Project selected for the International Exhibition of Landscape Architecture Schools, ETSAB. 5th European Biennial of Landscape Architecture, Barcelona, ES. 2007_Postgraduate Degree of ‘Green Spaces Management’ Fundaciò UPC, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain. 2002-2006_Bachelor's Degree, B.Arch, ‘Architecture’ Universidad Iberoamericana, UNIBE Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Thesis: Ecotourism Design Strategies in Preserved Areas. Ecotourism Park of Bahía de Las Águilas: A proposal for the improvement of the coastal settlement of La Cueva, (Cabo Rojo, Pedernales) more sensitive to the environment and nature; an eco-tourism park with interventions outside the Jaragua National Park. D.R. V O L U N T E E R W O R K 2011_ SARD - Sociedad de Arquitectos de la República Dominicana Landscape Architect volunteer, groups organization and general participation. Dominican Republic. 2008_ 5th European Biennial of Landscape Architecture: ?Tempestad e Ímpetu'. Event organization. Barcelona, Spain. L A N G U A G E S Spanish: Native | English: Advanced, Fluent written and spoken | French + Italian + Catalan: Basic written and spoken. 2008_Scuola Dante Alighieri Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 1992-2001_English as a Secondary Language National Institute of English Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 1999/2001_Summer English Program, ESL. Georgetown Preparatory School Maryland, United States of America. 1999-2001_Alliance Française de Saint-Domingue Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. S E M I N A R S A N D W O R K S H O P S 2011_ Nemetschek Vectorworks Workshops: Updated to latest version (2012). CAEDRO | www.caedro.com Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 2010_ 6th European Biennial of Landscape Architecture: 'Liquid Landscapes'. Barcelona, Spain. 2009_ European Master of Landscape Architecture: ?Old Country for New Man' Efficient productive Landscapes in Urbanized Areas. Case Study Area: Altes Land, Leibniz Universität Hannover. Hamburg/Hannover, Germany. 2009_ Photography Workshop: Nadia Pizzulin Photographer | http://nadiapizzulinphoto.carbonmade.com/ Barcelona, Spain. 2008_ 'Paisajes 08', Landscape, Water and Sustainability | 'Expo Zaragoza 2008' Zaragoza, Spain. 2005_ 3D Architectural Design Course, Cinema 4D. Altos de Chavón School of Design, Altos de Chavón. La Romana, Dominican Republic. 2004_ Nemetschek Vectorworks Workshops. CAEDRO | www.caedro.com Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. A C A D E M I C E X P E R I E N C E 2011_ Invited Jury to the Final Evaluation: ?Architecture and Environment'. PUCMM, Santo Domingo, D.R. S K I L L S SOFTWARE: Mac OS X_Version 10.6 Snow Leopard | VectorWorks 2011_2D & 3D | AutoCAD_Basic Knowledge | Cinema 4D | iWork_Keynote, Pages, Numbers | Microsoft Office_PowerPoint, Word, Excel | Adobe Creative Suite CS3-CS4_Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat Professional, Illustrator. PROFESSIONAL: 1-4 years of experience in design and management of landscape and architecture projects of all different scales, from the conceptualization to the execution of the same. Able of handling any project related to landscape, nature, environment, ecology, sustainable development, green architecture or interior design. R E F E R R A L S Maria Goula_Landscape Architect, Director of the Master's degree in Landscape Architecture. Urbanism and Territorial Organization Department. ETSAB, Bcn. +34. 93 401 64 02 | maria.goula@upc.edu Xavier Fabregas_Ingeniería Agroalimentaria y biotenología. ESAB, Bcn. +34. 93 552 10 95 | xavier.fabregas@upc.edu Rubén Hernández Fontana_Architect, Professor of Design Workshops - UNPHU, R.D. CEO at CAEDRO: Nemetschek Vectorworks Exclusive Distributor for the Caribbean and Regional Leader in Training CAD / BIM. Dominican Republic. +1 809 567 4364 | rhf@caedro.com Elmer González. Architect, Director of Architecture's Faculty - UNIBE, R.D. +1 809 714 4898 www.massielmejia.wordpress.com (Portfolio under construction)

Education

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Specialties

Awards

"New Access Proposal, Montjuïc Cementery." International Exhibition of Landscape Architecture Schools, ETSAB. 5th European Biennial of Landscape Architecture, Barcelona, ES. 2008

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