JULIAN PALACIO AIA NCARB LEED AP
Julian Palacio (b. Bogotá, Colombia) is the founder of JP/A and an architect with over 15 years of professional design experience. He obtained his Master's degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation in New York, and his Bachelors of Architecture from the Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá.
Julian's work has been published and exhibited widely and has been recognized with awards including the MacDowell Fellowship from the MacDowell Colony for the Creative Arts, and the Deborah J. Norden Travel Fellowship from the Architectural League of New York.
Prior to establishing JP/A, Julian was a senior architect in the New York office of Enrique Norten | TEN Arquitectos, where he collaborated in the design of the Hotel Americano in Chelsea, the Livingston Campus Master Plan for Rutgers University, and the West End 37&50 Condominiums in Washington D.C. From 2003-2006 he was lead designer and project coordinator with Boston-based Office dA, where he was involved in award-wining projects in the United States and Latin America that included the expansion of the Rose Art Museum, the Weston Performing Arts Center, the Macallen building, and a proposal for incremental social housing in Valparaiso, Chile, as part of the ELEMENTAL initiative.
Julian is currently a Visiting Professor in the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at The Cooper Union in New York. He has taught design studio at Cornell University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Catholic University, and has been a guest juror for design reviews at Columbia University, Harvard, Yale, MIT, and Pratt Institute. Julian is a registered architect, a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP BD+C).
Sean Baccei (b. San Mateo, California) is a Senior Associate at JP/A. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he was a member of the Economics Honor Society, and studied architecture at the California College of the Arts, where he was the recipient of the AIA Henry Adams merit award.
Sean began his professional career in the San Francisco Bay Area, on projects ranging from large scale mixed-use developments in Seoul, Korea, to award wining homes on the West Coast. At Jensen Architects he was Lead Designer and Project Manager on several high-end residential projects.
Before joining JP/A, Sean was a Project Manager at Office dA and Zack deVito Architecture, a design-build firm in San Francisco, where he continued to gain in-depth knowledge on both the design and construction side of the industry.
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