PROFILE:

Nicolas Felipe Ortiz Lara is a Colombian Architect (2012) and Civil Engineer (2015) graduate from Top Colombian School Universidad de Los Andes and has a Masters Degree in Seismic Engineering (2019) from Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan), he was born in 1991.

With over 8 years of international experience in the design and construction of architectural and civil engineering projects and based on Japan, his objective is to lead his native country progress through his professional career.

His design philosophy surges from an extensive understanding of the place, a project is built on, through an elegant, efficient and economical solution in socio-environmental sustainable terms. Which is only feasible throgh the deep understanding of structures and materials.

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EDUCATION

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PROJECTS

ACHIEVEMENTS

 ・Honorary winner of Prize Hult at Tokyo Institute of Technology (2018)
 ・Minister of Education, Transport and Industry, Government of Japan - Internship Program (2018)
 ・First Prize Architectural Competition Architectural Design CADEP - Acacia (2017)
 ・Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students (2017)
 ・Competition Jury: América Tenis Club New Gym (2015) 

CERTIFICACIONS

 ・Civil Engineer - Colombia Proffesional License (COPNIA), 2016
 ・Architect - Colombia Proffesional License (CPNAA), 2013
 ・Autodesk Revit Professional, 2016-2019
 ・Japanese Language Proficiency Test N3 

PUBLICATIONS

Ortiz, N. (2019) Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment of Low-Rise Steel Diagrid Structural Systems. (MEng Tesis). Advisor: Anil Wijeyewickrema. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.Ortiz, N. and Wijeyewickrema, A. C.(2019), Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment of Low-Rise Steel Diagrid, Eleventh Multidisciplinary International Student Workshop, MISW 2019, August 8-9, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.
・Ortiz, N. and Wijeyewickrema, A. C.(2018), Multihazard Loading Interaction in a Diagrid Frame System, Tenth Multidisciplinary International Student Workshop, MISW 2018, August 7-8, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.
Ortiz, N. (2015) Guía Colombiana de diseño sísmico de estructuras en acero.(BEng Thesis). Advisor: Juan Carlos Reyes. Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.
Ortiz, N. (2012) Universidad Ciudadana: Otra mirada al triangulo de Fenicia. (BArch Thesis). Advisor: Daniel Bermudez. Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia. 

CONTACT

EMAIL:    nf.ortiz.lara@gmail.com
Discord:   Skala#8470
Linkedin:   https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolas-felipe-ortiz-lara-438296ab/

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