OFFICE ONE ARCHITECTURE (AA26003338) is an architecture firm that specializes on contemporary design located in Puerto Rico and Miami. Our vision is based upon an understanding of architecture as both an intellectual and practical endeavour. Program and context are carefully analyzed in order to find the most appropriate solution. We strive to satisfy a client’s expectations and necessities by providing innovative, yet practical designs. Projects are developed taking into consideration efficiency and cost effectiveness while implementing sustainable design principles.
ARNALDO SANCHEZ, AIA, NCARB, CAAPPR was born in Puerto Rico. He recieved a Bachelor degree in Architecture from the University of Miami and a Master in Architecture, MArc II, from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Sanchez is a registered architect in Puerto Rico (Lic.#19795) and Florida (AR97309) and principal of OFFICE ONE ARCHITECTURE. He collaborated in the offices of Arquitectonica,Caruncho, Martinez & Alvarez, Fuster + Partners and ERERAS Arquitectos. He has taught at the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, Florida International University, Auburn University, among others. He has been awarded by the American Institute of Architects AIA Florida an Honor Award for Casa Patio 1, AIA Puerto Rico an Honor Award for Casa Patio 1 and an Honor Mention for Casa Manaj as well as an Honor Mention for Casa Patio 1 by the CAAPPR in the XIII Bienal de Puerto Rico.
JORGE BALBOA was born in Florida. He received a Bachelor degree in Architecture from the University of Miami and is currently a Master in Architecture Theory candidate at Florida International University. Balboa is a partner at OFFICE ONE ARCHITECTURE. Previously he was partner at RBL (Rosello Balboa Lordi) Architecture and Town Planning where he designed projects such as the MEI Condominium in Miami Beach as well as many high end residential projects including the Tim Goodale Residence in Miami Beach and the French Village of Pinecrest. Additionally, he was partner in the office of Jarosz Architect. Currently he is teaching architecture design studios at Florida International University. He has been awarded by the American Institute of Architects AIA Miami an Award for Ca’ Bella.