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Alvaro Rojas Quiros

architect , educator

Alvaro Rojas Quiros, Costa Rican architect, educator. award 1980, and other awards), Colegio Federado de Ingenieros y de Arquitectos de Costa Rica (board directors 1980-1982), International Union Architects, American Institute of Architects.

Background

Quiros, Alvaro Rojas was born on April 7, 1949 in San José, Costa Rica. Son of Judith (Rojas) Acosta.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, City College of New York, 1972, B. Architect, 1973. Licentia Docendi Universidad Autónoma de Centro América, 1978.

Career

Registered architect, New York, Costa Rica. Architect, GNB Architects, Memphis, 1973-1975. Chief airport architect Civil Aeronautics Board, Ministry of Transportation, Government of Costa Rica, 1975-1978.

Principal Taller De Arquitectura, San José, since 1975. Architect New York Land Company, New York City, 1983-1985, Space Structures, Plainview, New York, 1985-1986. Professor College Plastic Arts, San José, 1977-1982, Veritas College, San José, 1980-1982, Studium Generale, San José, since 1978.

Consultant in field. Director magazine Habitar, 1980-1982.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Colegio de Arquitectos de Costa Rica (treasurer, secretary 1975-1982, Outstanding Work for Profession award 1980, and other awards), Colegio Federado de Ingenieros y de Arquitectos de Costa Rica (board directors 1980-1982), International Union Architects, American Institute of Architects.

Connections

Married Jenny M. Calvo, June 12, 1971. 1 child, Jessica.

father:
Judith (Rojas) Acosta. Quiros

spouse:
Jenny M. Calvo

child:
Jessica Quiros