Manuel E. Rodriguez F.


2006 – Present – MER Design Studio LLC / tallerMER Miami, & Caracas

Founder and Director, international design Office specializing in Architecture, interior design and entertainment. Projects include: 2013 Grand Palms resort and hotel, FL – 2013 Florida Houses (3) – 2012 Hotel the Tides, FL – 2012 Design Center Venezuela – 2011 ARS

Ad. agency – 2010 Apetala Tower, Panama – 2009 Edu.Park Marina

Kids, Margarita Island – 2009 cayenne loft condo, CCS – 2008 CentroMET shopping, CCS – 2008 Of. Federal Insurance, Caracas 2007 Caruao beach houses, Vargas – 2007 Vacation homes LasPozas, Tucacas – 2006 Emporio Chacaito mix use, CCS – 2006 CC Blue Mall, Santo Domingo RD.

2003 – 2006 – Beame Architectural Partnership Miami, FL

Architect and lead designer on several projects in Florida and Latin America project leader thus exposed to a great diversity in the types of projects and scales: Projects include: 2007 Condo Tower Ocean Side, Pompano FL – 2006 CC Mega Plaza, San Pedro Sula,Honduras. 2005 Mix Use Whole Foods Center, Sarasota FL – 2004 Century Towers Condominiums, Sunny Isles, FL – 2003

2001 – 2003 – RTKL Associates Miami, FL

Responsible for setting up RTKL’s new office to handle the SouthFlorida, Latin American and the Caribbean markets. Projectsinclude: 2002 Wanado Park, Sunrise FL – 2002 CC El Dorado, SaoPaulo, Brazil. 2002 Iguatemi Shopping, SaoPaulo – 2001 C.C. Lider, Caracas.

1998 – 2001 RTKL Associates Washington, DC

Design Architect at Corporate interior Department design team worked in projects in the United States, and Latin America. Projects include: 1998 IBM corporate headquarters in Colombia, Peru, Bogota and Lima – 1999 Pentagon Row, Washington DC. In 2000 moved to the Planning and Housing Department as anarchitect and urban planner. Projects include: -2000 China Olympic Village competition – 2001 Caryle Housing, Virginia –

1997 – 1997 RTKL Associates Baltimore, MD

Six-month Internship + fellowship awardee; working in various projects in the United States, Europe and Africa. Projects include:  1997 Hilton Rabbat, Morocco – 1997 Dolphin Mall, Aventura FL


1996 – 1998 University of Maryland College Park, Md.

MASTERS IN ARCHITECTURE: architecture + advanced design, thesis new oil towns” topic: urban planning. Honors, design studio tutor and Francis T. prize Taliaferro Fellowship awardee.

1990 – 1995 J.M. Vargas University Caracas, Vzla

BACHLORS IN ARCHITECTURE: Design workshop Assistant, Thesis: Urban University. Arch. Slide Library curator.