Juan joined the Durham team in 2008. His experience in BIM/3D modeling, computer programming and digital rendering has been a good asset to the team. Juan also manages the website, and information technology aspects of the firm, allowing DMA to keep up to date with newly released technology aiding in the design and expedition of projects.
-B.A. Arch - University of New Mexico 2011 - Albuquerque, NM
-Bulldog Hall of Pride and Honor-Artesia, NM
-Agnes Kastner Head Community Center- Hobbs, NM
-Tessenderlo Kerley Services - Wynnewood, OK
-Chapman's Restaurant - Carlsbad, NM
-Loving Schools Administration Building - Loving, NM
Ronald E. McNair Scholar University of New Mexico - 2011
Architecture and its Influence on the Educational Environment
Researched effects of architecture within primary schools through time, relationships and responses derived from each other. Projected how architecture will respond in the near future to educational theories. Designed a classroom that can conform to educational theories in the near future to best serve the teaching practices for efficient learning now and to come.
Project Completed with a modular type building/classroom design for low income schools which can be built as funds become necessary.
Interest for Future of the Project endeavors to examine the relationship between elementary schools and communities. Whether elementary schools can act as prime targets of reform for communities. To determine whether the influence of a design in an elementary school can change the community culture and demographics.
Presented Research at 20th Annual National Ronald E. McNair Research Conference & Graduate Fair
November 12, 2011