Design Associate & Project Manager
Master of Architecture, UT Austin
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, University of New Mexico
Alberto was raised in the heart of an agricultural community fed by the Rio Grande River in southern New Mexico. He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of New Mexico in 2007, where he developed interests in sustainable design and installation art. From 2007-2009, Alberto worked for Dekker/Perich/Sabatini Architects in Albuquerque where he designed and collaborated on many Mixed-Use, Commercial, Multifamily and Affordable housing projects.
In 2009, Alberto moved to Austin to pursue a Master’s degree in Architecture at the University of Texas. While at UT, Alberto explored ideas of resilience theory and experimented with digital fabrication. In 2011, Alberto accepted an internship with Lake | Flato Architects where he immersed himself in the important relationship between buildings and the landscape they inhabit.
Alberto’s interest in installation art has led him to collaborate with Margo Sawyer, an Artist and Professor of Sculpture at The University of Texas, who has designed and produced installations throughout the country.
Alberto joined Matt Fajkus Architecture in August 2013 where he draws from his previous experiences to create innovative design solutions that are responsive to site, context, and climatic conditions in order to enhance the human experience.