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is a designer and technologist based in Brooklyn and Miami. His work consists of code, images, and narratives which examine the intersection between digital culture and the built environment. His thesis explored the impact of digital memories in the dominion of the dead.

He is currently an Architectural Designer and Creative Technologist at Certain Measures. An office for design and science. Where he develops geometrical configurators for the construction industry and for waste circularity; museum exhibitions on synthetic biology and domestic robotics; and cartographic research on urban typologies.

He is also an Adjunct Professor of Architecture at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania. Where he teaches studio courses for the Advance Architecture Design Program of Master of Science in Architecture.

He recently was an Adjunt Professor of Architecture at the School of Architecture at Syracuse University. Where he taught studio courses for the program of Bachelor of Architecture. Previously, worked at Arquitectonica, Gensler, Invivia, Tom dePaor Studio, and Harvard Campus Planning.

He holds a Bachelor of Design from the University of Florida and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
Timeline
2023
Joined Stuart Weitzman School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania as an Adjunct Professor.
Guest Critic for Jiajie Jerry Zhao's Intro to Architecture at Columbia University GSAPP.
Internal Critic for Cait McCarthy's Farming Studio and Tara Pearson's Sublime Studio at Syracuse University.
Guest Critic for Marcos Parga's Housing [Midterm] Thesis Reviews at Syracuse University.
Lecture on Landscape Techniques for Utilities Camouglage at Slocum Hall at Syracuse University.
Joined Syracuse University School of Architecture as an Adjunct Professor.
2022
Guest Critic at Syracuse University School of Architecture for Konrad Holtsmark's studio.
Guest Critic at Syracuse University School of Architecture for Sampath Pediredla, Edgar Rodríguez, Greg Corso, and Matt Rosen's studios.
Installation completed of Mine the Scrap [CM] for the Model Behavior at Cooper Union School of Architecture.
Lecture and Critic at The University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture for Goli Jalali's studio.
Deployed Clark Pacific Parking Lot configurator application online. [CM]
2021
Installation completed of Nursery and Geoscope [CM] for the Museum of the Future in Dubai.
Installation completed of Mine the Scrap [CM] for the AIIII Center in Shanghai.
2020
Installation completed of Mine the Scrap [CM] for the Aiiiii Art Center in Shanghai.
Installation completed of Aerosphere [CM] for Neurons- Simulated Intelligence at Centre Pompidou in Paris.
Installation completed of Machine View of a Cities [CM] in Guangzhou.
2019
Joined Certain Measures as an Architectural Designer and Creative Technologist.
Joined Invivia as an Architectural Design Research.
Graduated from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University with a Master of Architecture.
Completed Harvard GSD M.Arch Thesis title "Bits & Ashes" under the guidance of Andrew Witt and Jeffrey Schnapp.
2018
Joined Tom Depaor as an Architectural Designer.
Joined Holes of Matter as a Graduate Architectural Researcher.
Assisted in Summer Mapping Workshop for Bobby Pietrusko for the Landscape Department at Harvard GSD.
Installation completed for Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities 's Headquarter House Zero.
Joined Harvard University Campus Design and Planning as an Architectural and Landscape Designer.
Joined Patrik Schumacher's option studio "Parametric Semiology: The Design of Information-rich Environment" at Harvard GSD.
2017
Joined Greg Lynn and Jeffrey Schnapp's option studio "Robots in and out Buildings" at Harvard GSD.
Critic at Florida Atlantic University School of Architecture for Design Seventh vertical studio.
Joined the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities' Headquarter House Zero as a Fabricator Assistant.
2016
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2015
Started at Harvard Graduate School of Design for Master of Architecture.
Joined Arquitectonica as an Architectural Designer in Miami.
2014  
Joined Gensler as an Architectural Designer in San Francisco.
Joined Stanley Saitowitz at Natoma Architects as an Architectural Designer in San Francisco.
Graduated from University of Florida with a Bachelor of Design.
2012
Transient for one year at Florida Atlantic University for Bachelor of Architecture.
Graduated from Broward College with an Associate in Architecture.  
Education
Harvard University
Graduated School of Design
Master of Architecture
University of Florida
School of Architecture
Bachelors of Design
Florida Atlantic University
Bachelor of Architecture
Transient
Broward CollegeAssociates in Architecture
Architecture
Certain Measures
Aug 2019 - ongoing - Boston
MOTF Dubai 2020 - 2022
Designed, coordinated with sculptor / fit-out contractors and produce data visualization with After Effect scripting for an exhibition on climate remediation thru speculative synthetic biology.

Centre Pompidou 2020
Video Editing and GIS Mapping for two exhibition based on airports footprint and housing footprint of Shanghai.

Aiiiii Art Center - Mine the Scrap 2021

Clark Pacific - Parking Configurator 2022
invivia
Summer 2019 - Cambridge
Design proposals for the renovation of a physics research campus into an innovation hub. Design package for implementation of modular concrete units into an architectural system.
tom depaor
Spring 2019 - Cambridge
Preparing drawings for city permits for single family residential homes. Worked with a team to propose an embassy for Ireland government in Tokyo.
Harvard campus design & planning
May 2018 - July 2019 - Cambridge
One to two months projects on feasibility studies for potential expansion or renovation of Harvard University Campus.
Arquitectonica
Summer 2015 - Miami
Programmatic/Schematic Design for mixed residential (condo, rental, hotel)projects of large scale in South Florida.
Gensler
June 2014 - June 2015 - San Francisco
Programmatic/Schematic Design, and Design Development for core and shellOffice Buildings, Tech headquarters, and interior design office fits-outs, as well as several fast feasibility studies/design proposals.
Construction
House Zero
Sept 2017 - July 2018 - Cambridge
Working with a team; designing, fabricating and assembling a hexagon panel system inside The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC)headquarter, House Zero. The project involves coordinating with Snohetta, theArchitect. Fabricating the panels with the use of CNC Routing, coordinating with supplier for insulation and fastening, and pre-assembling each panel before coordinating the installation inside the house
Steel Investigation - Corrosion
Summer 2014 - Independent research w/ Colin Cobia
Investigated techniques to bent, joint and rust steel. Constructed ceiling system panel.
Studio for Architecture and Urbanism
Summer 2013 - Gainsville
Renovated a shotgun-house into S4AU’s office following construction documents.
University of Florida
Summer 2013 - Gainesville
Disassembled, reorganized, and renovated the studio space at the University of Florida School of Architecture under the supervision of the school faculty.
Mares install
May 2008 - Aug 2010 - Miami
Worked with a team of flooring installers to design and construct marble patterns in residential to commercial scale projects. Drafted schematic documents in AutoCAD to map out the layout of the design prior to installation.
Web Design
sites
certainmeasures.com
forholeofmatter.com
geometrylab.org
theladg.com
andrewjwitt.com
anahitabagheri.com
vilcu.net
rosibeauty.com
spatiallyobvious.com
South Broward High School
Sept 2006 - May 2008
Worked as part of the web team, the position requires collaboration with a group of students to design, code, and maintain South Broward S.H. website.
Academic
Syracuse University
Adjunct Professor
Spring 2023
Taught Studio ARC208 - Inquires in Section, Site, Surface, and System.
Harvard GSD
Graduate teacher assistant -  core II studio
Spring 2019
Logistics, critic and course preparation.
instructor: Tom Depaor
Graduate Research assistant
Sept 2018 - June 2019
Research, Editorial and Publication for Typology of Big Words.
instructor: Sergio Lopez Pineiro
Graduate Teaching assistant - Tools workshop
August 2018
Assisted with ArcGis, Photoshop, Illustrator, Rhinoceros 3D, and Plotting.
instructor: Robert Pietrusko
University of Florida
Teaching assistant
Fall 2013
Assisted student with analyzing, constructing, and diagramming academic architectural projects.
instructor: Albertus Wang
Florida Atlantic University
Teaching assistant
Fall 2011
Assisted student with analyzing, constructing, and diagramming academic architectural projects.
instructor:
Broward College
Teaching assistant
Fall 2010
Assisted student with analyzing, constructing, and diagramming academic architectural projects.
instructor:
Community
Studio Committee Rep - Design V
Florida Atlantic University - Spring 2012
Spokesman in the FAU architecture committees for the class of 2012 Design V.
AIAS Webmaster & Historian
AIAS Fort Lauderdale Chapter - Sept 2009 - May 2011
Created and maintained the online website for the organization. Organized and archive all the documents, photographs and meetings. Used google service to accomplish all the database.
US Green Building Council - Marketing Manager
USGBC Fort Lauderdale Chapter - May 2010 - May 2011
Promoted the organization with branding, photography and web design solutions.
Freedom by Design - Volunteer
AIAS Fort Lauderdale Chapter - May - Nov 2010
Volunteer Constructed with a team: ramps, rails, and walkways for handicap accessible.
Distinction
C.V. Starr Scholarship
Harvard University - 2017
Students of high merit with financial need.
Architecture Design Award
University of Florida - 2014
Awarded recognition of outstanding achievement and consistent performance.
National Concrete Masonry Association
2nd place
Florida Atlantic University - 2011
Implementation of CMU on a pavilion development located in Stranahan Park.
Annual Seahawk spirit award 2010
Broward College - 2010
Presented in recognized by the college for support in a positive manner for the work perform for AIAS and USGBC.
Mastery Certificate of Web Design
South Broward High School 2008
South Broward High School Recognized for advance development in web design and marketing strategies.

Martin Fernandez

is an architectural designer
is a creative technologist
is a computational designer
is an exhibition designer
is a web developer
is a gis specialist
is an architectural designer
is a creative technologist
is a computational designer
is an exhibition designer
is a web developer
is a gis specialist
is an architectural designer
is a creative technologist
is a computational designer
is an exhibition designer
is a web developer
is a gis specialist
Hi !
I am a designer and technologist with a background in architectural design and web development. I produce code, images, and narratives that examine the intersection between digital culture and the built environment.
Working On
BITS + BRICKS, an architectural pedagogical website that documents the impact of disrupting technologies on architectural typologies. Visit it to learn about new typologies, methodology, syllabuses, and case studies.

ZERENGETY, a portfolio of website for architects, artists, designers, furniture designers, interior designers, researchers, and creative studios. Visit to view the latest project have deployed and I am currently designing and developing.
Architecture
Topics
Digital Memories
Domestic Robotics
Extreme Climates
Community Events
Agricultural Housing
Programs
Data Center
Housing
Office
Chapel
Masterplan
Cemetery
Playground
Library
“What you should try to accomplish is built meaning.  So get close to the meaning and build.” – Aldo Van Eyck
Technology
Outcomes
Building Research
Configurators
Applications
Products
Tools
Processing
WebGL
Unity
React
Mongo
Node
Express
Roles
Creative Technologist
Unity Developer
Web Developer
Web Designer

Languages
HTML / CSS
Javascripts
Java
C#
Fabrication
TOpics
Complex Geometries
Material Research
Tectonic Designs
Installations
Roles
Exhibition Designer
Creative Technologist
Computational Designer
Systems
Joints
Analysis
Assemblies
Materials
Paper
Metals
Wood
Brick
House Zero
"Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins." - Mies
Biology
Scientific Illustrations
Agricultural Analysis
Biology Art
Science fiction doesn’t predict the future. It inspires or prevents the future.
Cartography
Cartographic Analysis
Typology Research
Narratives
"In this empire, the art of cartography was taken to such a peak of perfection that the map of a single province took up an entire city and the map of the empire, an entire province." - Jorge Luis Borges
Website
Cartographic Analysis
Typology Research
Narratives
Syracuse Architecture
Coming soon.
“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” - Jorge Luis Borges

Martin Fernandez is a  

architectural designer
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architectural designer
creative technologist
computational designer
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web developer
gis specialist
architectural designer
creative technologist
computational designer
exhibition designer
web developer
gis specialist
Martin
Fernandez
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Hi !
I am a designer and technologist with a background in architectural design and web development. I produce code, images, and narratives that examine the intersection between digital culture and the built environment.
WOrking on
BITS N BRICKS, an architectural pedagogical website that documents the impact of disrupting technologies on architectural typologies. Visit it to learn about new typologies, methodology, syllabuses, and case studies.

ZERENGETY, a portfolio of website for architects, artists, designers, furniture designers, interior designers, researchers, and creative studios. Visit to view the latest project have deployed and I am currently designing and developing.
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