CURRICULUM

BASED IN BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

  • 1972 – 1975: Lanzetta, Bermudez, Arango y Cia. Ltda. Assistant Architect.
  • 1973 – 1975: Rueda, Gutierrez & Morales Ltda. Architect.
  • 1975 – 1978: Bermudez & Gomez Grau. Architect, Business Partner.
  • 1984: Second Director in charge of the team designated by the District of Bogota’s Department of Urban Planning, National Department of Urban Planning, and the Colombian Institute of Housing, for the urban design and planning of the Salitre area.
  • 1988 – 1991: “Ciudad Salitre”. Urban Development Director.
  • 1978 – Present: Daniel Bermudez y Cia Ltda. Business Partner and CEO.

 

MEMBER OF THE JURY IN THE FOLLOWING NATIONWIDE COMPETITIONS (BASED IN COLOMBIA, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED)

  • 1983: First round of architectural design proposals for COMFABOY in the city of Tunja. Representative for the Colombian Society of Architects.
  • 1989: Urban Recreational Center for COMPENSAR, in Bogota.
  • 1991: CARLOS LLERAS RESTREPO architectural design competition. Representative for the Colombian Society of Architects. Housing program developed for the National Savings Fund’s members.
  • 1993: Design proposal for the New Office of the Mayor of the City of Manizales. Representative for the Mayor of Manizales.
  • 1997: Architectural design proposal for the I.P.S. Compensar Headquarters in Bogota.
  • 1998: Fist round of architectural design proposals for the Tourism and Cultural Information Center in Bogota. Representative for the Colombian Society of Architects.
  • 1999: Fist round of architectural design proposals for the New Headquarters of the Mario Santo Domingo Foundation in Barranquilla.
  • 2002: Architectural design proposal for the “J” Building at Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota.
  • 2003: Architectural design proposal for the Nursing Department Building at Universidad Nacional in Bogota.
  • 2004: International competition for “Ideas and Proposals for the Grand Central Square at the Rental Plaza Zone in Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 2005: Competition for best display at Artisans’ National Trade Show in Bogota.

 

Competitions

  • 1981: Second Price Winner. CAJA DE VIVIENDA MILITAR (Military Housing Development and Funding Corporation) Competition. Project: Jose Maria Carbonell Houses.
  • 1981: Fifth Price Winner. BANCO CENTRAL HIPOTECARIO Competition. Project: Park for the City of Caldas, Manizales.
  • 1988: First Price Winner. LICEO FRANCES LOUIS PASTEUR (Louis Pasteur French Lyceum Private High School) Competition. Project: Master Plan for Campus.
  • 1994: First Price Winner. UNIVERSIDAD JORGE TADEO LOZANO Competition. Project: Graduate School Building.
  • 1998: First Price Winner. LICEO FRANCES LOUIS PASTEUR (Louis Pasteur French Lyceum Private High School) Competition. Project: Auditorium, cafeteria and miscellaneous spaces.
  • 2011: First Prize Winner for the Partnership Bermúdez+Herreros. Project: Bogotá International Conventions Center.
  • 2014: First Prize Winner. FUNDACIÓN UNIVERSITARIA UNIPANAMERICANA. Project: New Building for the “Fundación Universitaria Unipanamericana”.
  • 2015: First Prize Winner. EMPRESA DE RENOVACIÓN URBANA VIRGILIO BARCO. Project: Transition Building ET-CAN.

Honors

  • 1984: Honorable Mention. Architectural Design category: “IV Biennial Exhibition of Architecture in Quito, Ecuador”. Project: Cerro Alto Housing Complex in Bogota, Colombia.
  • 1992: Best Architectural Design Award. “XIII Biennial Exhibition of Colombian Architecture”. Project: Alberto Lleras-Camargo Building, Universidad de Los Andes. Bogota, Colombia.
  • 1992: Honorable Mention. Architecture without construction category: “XIII Biennial Exhibition of Colombian Architecture”. Project: Center of Environmental Development and Administrative Offices for CAR, Cota, Cundinamarca Colombia.
  • 1998: Best Architectural Design Award. “XVI Biennial Exhibition of Colombian Architecture”. Project: Graduate School Building, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. Bogota, Colombia.
  • 1998: Excellence in Concrete Construction Award. Project: Graduate School Building, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. Bogota, Colombia.
  • 2002: Excellence in Concrete Construction Award. Project: “El Tintal” Public Library. Bogota, Colombia.
  • 2004: Excellence in Concrete Construction Award. Project: Library Building and Auditorium, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. Bogota, Colombia.
  • 2004: Honorable Mention. Architectural heritage recovery category. Restoration of “B” and “L” Buildings, Universidad de Los Andes. Bogota, Colombia.
  • 2004: First Honorable Mention. Architectural Project category. “XIX Biennial Exhibition of Colombian Architecture”. Project: Library Building and Auditorium, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. Bogota, Colombia.
  • 2004: XIII Obras Cemex Award. Project: Library Building and Auditorium, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. Bogota, Colombia.
  • 2011: VII Obras Cemex Award Colombia, Institutional/Industrial category. Project: Cultural Center and Public Library Julio Mario Santodomingo. Bogota, Colombia.
  • 2011: XX Obras Cemex International Award in the “International Sustainability” category.  Second Prize Winner in Institutional/Industrial category and Second Prize Winner in “International Accessibility” category. Project: Centro Cultural Biblioteca Pública Julio Mario Santo Domingo. (Monterrey, México).
  • 2012: XXIII Bienal Colombiana de Arquitectura, Special Mention in Accessibility. Project: Centro Cultural Biblioteca Pública Julio Mario Santo Domingo (Bogotá).
  • 2013: Professor Emeritus of the Universidad de los Andes. October 2013 (Bogotá).
  • 2014: Finalist. I Latin America Biennial of Landscape Architecture. Project: Centro Cultural Biblioteca Pública Julio Mario Santo Domingo (Ciudad de México, México).
  • 2014: Acknowledgement Prize in the Holcim Awards Latin America. Project: Bogotá International Convention Center “Ágora Bogotá”. (Medellín).

 

2005: February - March: “The Architect of Light”. Mundo Gallery. Bogota, Colombia.