PABLO MENINATO — CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

DEGREE

YEAR

INSTITUTION/DEPARTMENT

DISCIPLINE

PhD in Architecture

2015

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. Faculdade de Arquitetura  

Topic: The Concept of Type in Architectural Project: alterations, resemblances and displacements

Master in Architecture

1988

University of Pennsylvania
School of Architecture

Architecture

Diploma of Architect

1984

Universidad de Belgrano, Buenos Aires
Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo

Architecture and Urbanism

Professional Experience

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/LOCATION

YEAR

POSITION

FIRM

Apartment units on 924 S. 15th Street, Philadelphia: readapted use of an early 20th Century structure into a single family house.

2014

Principal in charge of all phases of Design and Construction.

PMarch (principal).

Apartment units on 6214 Morton Street, Germantown, Philadelphia: readapted use of an early 20th Century structure into a multiunit residence.

2013

Principal in charge of all phases of Design and Construction.

PMarch (principal).

Apartment units on 1924 Spruce Street, Rittenhouse Square area, Philadelphia: readapted use of an early 20th Century structure into a multiunit residence.

2013

Principal in charge of all phases of Design and Construction.

PMarch (principal).

Townhouses in Queen Village, Philadelphia: readapted use of an 18th Century structure into a residence.

2012-Present

Principal in charge of all phases of Design and Construction.

PMarch (principal) in association with Ivano D’Angella Architects.

Sieminski family house renovation in Center City, Philadelphia. 


2012-Present

Principal in charge of all phases of Design and Construction.

PMarch (principal) in association with Ivano D’Angella Architects.

UDEM / Alto Valle High School Competition
Valle Alto, Monterrey, Mexico

2011

Head of Design Team, co-responsible of master plan. 

Team: Cesar Rodarte, Maria Elosua, Elisabeth Hamill,  Pablo Meninato

Urban Design Proposal for Ciudad Innova. Proposed re-urbanization of the area surrounding the existing technological park. Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

2010-Present

Associate Architect

Elosua Arquitectura, Monterrey, Mexico

Hacienda Rivero
Parras Coalhuila, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

2010-Present

Associate Architect

Elosua Arquitectura, Monterrey, Mexico

Bug family house renovation and addition
Swarthmore, PA

2009

Principal in charge of all phases of Design and Construction.

PMarch

Philadelphia Dance Studio
Haverford, PA

2009

Principal in charge of all phases of Design and Construction.

PMarch with Brian Johnston Architect, Philadelphia

Vanguard Lionville Campus
Exton, PA

2007-2008

Project Architect, head of design team.

Klingstubbins, Philadelphia

Amtrak Pennsylvania Station
Renovation of E-Power building
New York, NY

2007-2008

Project Architect, head of design team.

Klingstubbins, Philadelphia

Crown Crest Condominiums.
Wildwood, NJ.
SARA 2006 Merit Award

2005-2006

Project Architect, head of design team in charge of all phases of design.

ID Architects, Philadelphia

759 Martin St Row Houses.
Philadelphia, PA.


2005-2006

Project Architect, head of design team in charge of all phases of design and construction.

ID Architects, Philadelphia

Continental Restaurant.
4 stories restaurant in Philadelphia

2003-2004

Project Architect, head of design team in charge of all phases of design and construction.

stokes architecture, Philadelphia

Rio Grande Gateway.
Entrance esplanade to the Boardwalk in Wildwood, NJ.

2003-2004

Project Architect, head of design team in charge of all phases of design.

stokes architecture

Lower Merion Elementary School

2002-2003

Project Designer, head of design team in charge of all phases of design.

Kelly/Maiello Architects & Planers, Philadelphia

Yerba Buena Gardens.
Urban park in San Francisco, CA.

1989/91

Staff Architect with a variety of responsibilities in all design phases.

Mitchell/Giurgola Architects

Philadelphia

Competition entry for Chacarita neighborhood.  Urban project, Buenos Aires.

2000

Urban proposal.  Honorable mention and exhibited at the SCA (Central Society for Architects), Buenos Aires.

Pablo Meninato Arquitecto

with Castiglione Filkestein Arquitectos.

Av. Forest 1551.
4 stories residential building in Buenos Aires.

2000

Principal in charge of all phases of Design and Construction.

Pablo Meninato Arquitecto


Casa Cubelli,
House in Tortuguitas, Province of Buenos Aires.

1996

Principal in charge of all phases of Design and Construction.

Pablo Meninato Arquitecto


Offices for Capurro y Asociados
Conversion of a historic landmark -Palacio San Miguel- into an advertising agency, Buenos Aires.

1994

Principal in charge of all phases of design and construction.

Timerman/Meninato Arquitectos

Casa Quito.
House in Buenos Aires.

1993

Principal in charge of all phases of Design and Construction.

Timerman/Meninato Arquitectos

Edwin Japan Co. Offices and Showroom.
Conversion of an auto repair shop into a showroom and offices for a Jeans Company.

1992

Principal in charge of all phases of design and construction.

Timerman/Meninato Arquitectos

San Jose Hilton, San Jose, CA.
12 stories hotel.

1990/91

Staff Architect with a variety of responsibilities in all design phases. 

Mitchell/Giurgola Architects

(now MGA Partners)

Philadelphia Orchestra Hall.
Concert Hall in Philadelphia.

1988/89

Staff Architect with a variety of responsibilities in all design phases. Responsible for 3D models and renderings.

Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates

Competition for US Pavilion - Seville World Fair

1989

Staff Architect. Responsible for 3D model.

Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates

Hotel for Disneyworld
10 stories Hotel in Orlando, Florida.

1988/89

Staff Architect.Responsible for 3D models and renderings.

Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates

Teaching Experience

COURSE

INSTITUTION

YEAR

DESCRIPTION

Design IX
Urban Design Studio

Philadelphia University

2014

In charge of Urban Design studio. Project: master plan for Francisville, Philadelphia. Duties include course design, reviewing projects and lecturing

Guest lecturer

University of Pennsylvania

2014

Invited to lecture at the School of Social Policy & Practice. Title: Urban Design & Social Policies in Philadelphia

Qualification Exam for Doctoral studies

UFRGS. Facultade de Arquitetura
Porto Alegre, Brazil

2014

Qualification exam presentation of doctoral thesis. The jurors approved the proposal

Design IX
Urban Design Studio

Philadelphia University

2013

Co-director of interdisciplinary Urban Design studio with Landscape & Architecture students. Project: master plan for Germantown. Duties include course design, reviewing projects and lecturing

Guest lecturer

UFRGS. Facultade de Arquitetura
Porto Alegre, Brazil

2013

Five sessions seminar for graduate students on topics covered in doctoral dissertation

Design V

Philadelphia University

2012 

Responsible for architecture & landscape studio course of 12 students. Duties include reviewing projects and lecturing

Design X Capstone studio
The Buenos Aires
Urban Design Studio

Philadelphia University

2012 

Responsible for conception and direction of Urban Design Capstone studio. Project: master plan for Nueva Pompeya, Buenos Aires -where the class went for spring break

ARCH-371
The Buenos Aires Short Course


Philadelphia University


2012

Short course focused on the city of Buenos Aires, its history, architecture and urban development. Duties included lecturing and reviewing exercises and papers. For spring break the class went to Buenos Aires

Design V

Philadelphia University

2011 

Responsible for architecture & landscape studio course of 12 students. Duties include reviewing projects and lecturing

Design X Capstone studio
The Buenos Aires
Urban Design Studio

Philadelphia University

2011 

Responsible for conception and direction of Urban Design Capstone studio. Project: masterplan for Colegiales, in Buenos Aires -where the class went for spring break.

Buenos Aires - An Urban history

Philadelphia University


2011

Short course focused on the city of Buenos Aires, its history, architecture and urban development. Duties included lecturing and reviewing exercises and papers. For spring break the class went to Buenos Aires.

Elementos de la Arquitectura 

Universidad de Monterrey

2010

Responsible for studio course of 12/15 students -second year. Duties included design of syllabus, coordination of all parallel studios, scheduling faculty meetings, reviewing projects and lecturing.

Seminario de Arquitectura

Universidad de Monterrey

2010

Conception of theory/history seminar for senior students. Duties included design of syllabus, lecturing and reviewing papers.

Estudio de Arquitectura Habitacional

Universidad de Monterrey

2010

Direction and coordination of 5 parallel studios. Duties included design of syllabus, coordination of all parallel studios, scheduling faculty meetings, reviewing projects and lecturing.

Estudio de Diseño Urbano

Universidad de Monterrey

2010

Responsible for Urban Design studio course of 12/15 students -fourth year. Duties included reviewing projects and lecturing.

Estudio de Arquitectura Habitacional

Universidad de Monterrey

2010

Direction and coordination of 5 parallel studios. Duties included design of syllabus, coordination of all parallel studios, scheduling faculty meetings, reviewing projects and lecturing.

Estudio de Diseño Urbano

Universidad de Monterrey

2010

Responsible for Urban Design studio course of 12/15 students -fourth year. Duties included reviewing projects and lecturing.

Publications of Work 

TITLE

AUTHOR

DESCRIPTION

MAGAZINE

DATE

Tensa Unidad

Pablo Guiraldes

Cubelli House in Tortuguitas

Summa 38

August 1999

Casa Quito

Quito 3941 House

Casa Nueva

July 1994

Oficinas en el Palacio San Miguel

Luis Grossman

Headquarters for Capurro at Palacio San Miguel

La Nacion

November 1994

Prototipo Casa-Silo

Prototype of a Silo-house 

Casa Nueva

September 1992

Loft blanco para imagen azul

Hernan Barbero

Edwin Showroom Project

Cronista Comercial

October 1992

Academic Administrative Experience

ACTIVITY

INSTITUTION

YEAR

COMMENTS

Peer reviewer


ACSA


2011/Present


Peer reviewer for ACSA 100th Annual Meeting, in charge of evaluating and recommending papers.

Proposal for a new Architecture & Interior Design Program 

Georgian Court University, New Jersey

2009/2010


In charge of the conception and development of a new academic program: “Design for a Sustainable Environment” – a Bachelor degree with majors in Architecture and Interior Design.

Academic Director

Progetto Italia

1999/2000

In charge of organizing, coordinating seminars in Europe and USA for Latin American architects and students. Duties included lecturing as well as simultaneous translations of the lectures.

Publications

TITLE

DESCRIPTION

MAGAZINE

DATE

Silos, Barcos & Readymades


Analysis early modern architects’ shifting consideration of precedents -industrial buildings and machineries.

ArqTEXTO

October 2013

(DIS)ASSEMBLING – Duchamp & Architecture

Essay on influences of Duchamp’s work in architecture.

d3: dialogue

May 2012

Duchamp y La Arquitectura

Commentary about the influence of Duchamp in architecture, including examples of Philadelphia University’s students’ projects.

Summa+ 104

December 2009

Tipologia y Proceso De Diseño

Commentary about the possibilities of typology as a design methodology, including examples of Philadelphia University’s students projects.

Summa+ 80

June/July 2006

Dentro de un Cello

Critical review on Viñoly’s Kimmel Center at Philadelphia.

Summa+ 61

August/September 2003

Japonés y Americano

Critical review on VSBA’s project in Japan

Summa+ 46

November/ December 2000

Reportaje A Peter Pran

Interview with Peter Pran.

Summa+ 36

April/May 1999

Llego El Abasto

Critical review of the Abasto Shopping and Cultural Center.

Summa+ 35

February/March 1999

Entrevista A Ronda Wist

Interview with Ronda Wist, executive director of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission

Summa+ 35

February/March 1999


A. Ahora Depto En Duplex

Critical commentary of bi-level apartment’s typology.

Summa+ 27

October/November 1997

De Lo Digital A Lo Analógico

Article on Computer Graphics.

Summa+ 20

August/September 1996

Arquitectura, Texto, Computacion

Article on Computer Graphics & texts.

Summa+ 20

August/September 1996

Incipientes Mitos de la Computación Gráfica

Analysis of the mythical aspects of Computer Graphics in today’s culture.

Summa+ 19

June/July 1996

Reportaje A Joseph Rykwert

Interview with Joseph Rykwert.

Summa+ 19

June/July 1996

Red Informática, Base Zeta

Article on Computer Graphics.


Summa+ 19

June/July 1996

Bit a Bit

Article on Computer Graphics.

Summa+ 18

April/May 1996

Desayunando Con Gwathmey

Interview with Charles Gwathmey.

Summa+ 17

February/March 1996

AutoCAD a Medida

Review of Cad 32 software.

Summa+ 11

February/March 1995

Casa Timerman

Cable TV interview -commentary on Timerman’s house

Disenarte

March 1995

En Vivo y en Directo

Interview with Robert Venturi & Denise Scott Brown.

Summa+ 9

December/January 1994

Scholarships, Awards, Honors

TITLE

AGENCY/INSTITUTION

YEAR

PURPOSE/REASON

Teaching Fellowship

University of Pennsylvania

1987/88

Teach CAD and Computer Graphic courses at the University of Pennsylvania, GSFA.

Traveling Fellowship

University of Pennsylvania

1988

Fellowship for Summer Programs at Venice and Paris.

Silver Medal

Buenos Aires Architecture Biennale

1991

Second Prize for Young Architects World Forum Competition.

Professional Organizations

AIA. Peer Reviewer for AIA Forward 

2010/Present

DVGBC. Delaware Valley Green Building Council - member

2009/Present

USGBC. United States Green Building Council - member 

2009/Present

CPAU. Registered Architect, Consejo Profesional de Arquitectura y Urbanismo
(association of registered architects, city of Buenos Aires)

1987/Present

Languages

Fluent in English & Spanish. Spoken Portuguese.

Citizenships

Triple citizenship: American, Argentine & Italian.