Andrew’s well-balanced experience stems from a solid design background, professionally and academically, recognized through design competitions and awards. His refined project management skills acquired from stringent California State public work experience in construction management have proven successful in the private work sector as he is a licensed General Contractor in California. He is also a LEED accredited professional and an active member in the AIA (American Institute of Architects) nationwide and locally. Andrew has a Bachelors of Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona.
Jesus Eduardo Magaña
Senior Collaborator, Co-Founder
As a persistent member of the team who aspires to further achieve the group’s possibilities. He has a strong emphasis in the exploration of concepts through the adjoin use of physical and digital models. He has expanded skills in welding, metal working techniques, and metal sculpture exploration. His professional experience in architecture ensures the teams efforts in extra disciplinary collaboration with other teams and project’s entities. He has LEED-AP certification from the USGBC and a Bachelors of Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona University.
Jackie provides an integral role as a concise designer to the group. Her strong technical skills obtained through architectural professional design practice, an eye for design and her tenacity to engage the “unconventional” facets precision and bold, intuitive design to Aphidoidea. Believing in the conception-to-execution creative process, she oversees design investigations and material research to ensure creative intentions and design integrity through fabrication. Jackie has a Bachelors of Architecture from CalPoly Pomona.
Paulina Bouyer Magaña
Has a strong architecture and artistic background providing the team with essential design skills, and innovative solutions, in which she has acquired from scholastic, professional, and self-initiated modes. She has experience working in various mediums and materials. She blurs the area between Architecture and Art combining the two entities as a venue for social responsive “Art-chitecture”. She has a Bachelors of Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona University and a Masters from Columbia University.
As a collective, we always encourage to introduce new faces to our pool of creative talent. We always stride to have a new approach to a problem and to see life in new angles.
Efren continuously creates artworks that benefit and engage the members of society. He has created murals, participated in cultural events and festivals. He has also created themed works, has been involved in community celebrations and art exhibitions. He isactively promoting the arts with aims to reach artists and communities locally and worldwide. He also extends information for art, music and cultural events to society; as well as engaging them in the current art scene.
As an Artist, Efren is knowledgeable and skilled in the traditional art mediums such as oils, acrylics, graphite, charcoal, watercolor, pastels, color pencils, as well as experimental mediums which includes found objects. As a curator, he has extensive knowledge of all current social media that allows his to effectively promote and foster culture and creativity. As an event organizer and producer, Efren has ignited interest from a continuous and growing following.