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DAVID SOTO
ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST

EMAIL: dasoga93@hotmail.com
TEL: (647)-679-7322

COLOMBIAN NATIONALITY
BORN: JUNE 28, 1993

OBJECTIVE: SEEKING POSITION AS JUNIOR ARCHITECT / DESIGNER / DRAFTER


PORTFOLIO

LA VIE SHORE CENTRE

THE SMALL ARMS BUILDING IS A HISTORICAL, COMPELLING, LIGHT FILLED

WORLD WAR II BUILDING WITH AN ESSENTIANL CONNECTION TO PARKLAND,

CONSERVATION SPACE, SUSTAINABLE PRACTICE, AND COMMUNITY. THIS

HERITAGE BUILDING WILL BE DESIGNED IN SUCH A WAY THAT IT HARMONIZES

AND UNIFIES THE COMMUNITY BRINGING IT TOGETHER AS ONE BY CULTURAL

EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES THAT LIVEN, EDUCATE AND ENTERTAIN THE DIVERSE

PUBLIC. WE ENVISION THE TRANSFORMATION OF THIS RICH, HISTORICAL SITE

INTO A PLACE OF CREATIVITY, ART, CULTURE, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND

TECHNOLOGY. THIS BUILDING WILL TRULY BE A SYMBOL AND

REPRESENTATION OF THE PUBLIC, OF CREATIVITY, UNITY AND PEACE. THIS

HERITAGE BUILDING "LA VIE SHORE CENTRE" IS LOCATED ALONG THE SHORES

OF LAKE ONTARIO, ON 1352 LAKESHORE ROAD EAST, MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO.




IRIUS HOUSE

"IRIUS", THIS LOVELY VACATION HOME IS BEING BUILT IN THE BEAUTIFUL ISLAND OF

JAMAICA. THE BUILDING IS STRUCTURALLY DESIGNED OUT OF PURE CONCRETE

BLOCK, AND STONE VENEER FOR THE FACEDE. DUE TO THE WARM ISLAND

WEATHER AN OPEN DECK AREA WAS PROPOSED ON THE SECOND FLOOR. THE

LIVING ROOM AND KITCHEN AREAS WERE DESIGNED AT THE BACK OF THE BACK

OF BUILDING FOR THE CONVENIENCE OF THE BACKYARD/PATIO USE DURING

FAMILY/FRIEND GATHERINGS. THE SECOND FLOOR IS FOR PRIVATE USE, MOST OF

THE BEDROOMS, AND GUEST BED ROOMS ARE LOCATED ON THIS FLOOR, AS WELL

AS A PRIVATE OFFICE/WORK SPACE




LA BELLA VIE

IN ORDER TO HAVE A BEAUTIFUL AND PEACEFUL LIFE CERTAIN ELEMENTS ARE

REQUIRED THAT WILL MODEL YOU INTO THE PERSON THAT WILL LIVE SUCH AN

EXTRAORDINARY LIFE. THESE ELEMENTS ARE CONSIDERED TO BE LOVE,

COMFORT, PEACE, AND SUCCESS, BUT THIS CAN ALSO BE APPLIED WHEN

DESIGNING AND CREATING A BUILDING, TO SHOW ITS BEAUTY IN EVERY WAY. "LA

BELLA VIE" IS A PROJECT LOCATED IN CANADA, ONTARIO, IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA

OF TORONTO, ON THE INTERSECTIONS OF QUEEN STREET WEST AND FENNINGS

STREET. THIS BUILDING IS HOME TO ALL SORTS OF ARTISTS; THEREFORE WHEN

DESIGINING THE BUILDING, THE LOVE AND APPRECIATION FOR ART WAS TRIED TO

BE SHOWN ON IT, THAT' IS WHY IT HAS A UNIQUE AND IRREGULAR SHAPE. THE

UNITS INSIDE THE BUILDING WERE DESIGNED IN A WAY WHERE THEY WOULD

PROVIDE A COMFORTABLE OPEN SPACE, WITH A LOT OF NATURAL LIGHTING,

GIVING THE ALSO THE ARTISTS THE PEACE THEY REQUIRE TO LIVE AND WORK

PASSIONATELY.



REFERENCES UPON REQUEST

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