Marcelo Valdes, Adjunct Instructor
43 Main Street SE, Suite 410
Minneapolis, MN, 55414
Master Arch II - 2000 -University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
Post-graduate diploma with distinction- 1987- 48th International Course on Housing, Planning & Building. Rotterdam, Institute for Housing Studies, The Netherlands.
Arquitecto (Master in Architecture degree) 1986 - Faculty of Architecture, University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Registered Architect in Uruguay since 1988
Worked in residential architecture for the last 20 years. Has designed affordable housing and designed-built single units using brick and concrete systems in his native country, Uruguay. Works in residential design in the US, where he has focused on wood building systems in his studies at the U of M. Is interested in building systems and materials and the impact they have on architectural design.
- Design Studio, undergraduate level.
- Has taught 5282 and 5284
Tectonic Potential of Stick Framing: Paper resented at ACSA Regional Meeting, Springfield MO, October. 2000
Best Designer Award, National Industrial and Agricultural Fair, Expoprado 92 1992
Researcher.at the IHS: Evolutionary Infrastructure Proposal for Centenario Neighborhood, Tacuarembo, Uruguay. Research financed by the Institute for Housing Studies. 1987-1989