2017 August

Jose Esquinca Promoted to Design Associate

By | August 1, 2017 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Jose BUZZJose Esquinca, a Designer at UrbanWorks since 2014, has been promoted to Design Associate. His new duties include overseeing the design aspects of projects, ensuring that the vision of our Principals and Project Architects translate seamlessly to the page. Congratulations Jose!

EJ Fernandez Joins UrbanWorks

By | August 7, 2017 | Uncategorized | No Comments

EJ BuzzUrbanWorks is pleased to welcome EJ Fernandez to our team as Project Coordinator / Designer. EJ comes to UrbanWorks with over six years of professional design and project management experience, with a portfolio ranging from residential to commercial, institutional and higher-education. He is passionate about holistic design, the cultural aspects of architecture and its social impact. Prior to joining UrbanWorks, he served as an Architectural Designer/Job Captain + Project Manager at an architecture firm in Culver City, CA. EJ will focus on continuing project and design excellence for the firm’s non-profit and higher education clients. Welcome, EJ!

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UrbanWorks Welcomes Summer Interns

By | August 11, 2017 | Community, Staff Happenings | No Comments

InternsCPS CTE Intern Elynn Jensen, One Summer Chicago/Vamos Intern Oscar Hernandez, College Intern Corinth Jackson and High School Interns Alexis Roldan and Gabriella Finch were introduced to the field of architecture. The UrbanWorks Summer Interns attended meetings, visited projects under construction, and assisted with project drawings and material selections.

UrbanWorks participated as Mentor Sponsors for Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s One Summer Chicago program, which “brings together government institutions, community-based organizations and companies to offer over employment and internship opportunities to youth and young adults ages 14 to 24” and Host Firm for the Chicago Public Schools Career and Technical Education (CTE) College Prep Program which gives “ hands-on training and real world experience through internships”.

(Top Row: Gabriella Finch, Corinth Jackson Middle Row: Alexis Roldan, Elynn Jensen Bottom Row: Oscar Hernandez)