Julio C. Garcia Figueroa
|Office:||568 Weston Hall|
Architectural Study Abroad, Rome, Italy 1986
B.Arch., Pratt Institute, 1988
Adjunct, NJIT 1999-2007
2nd Year Undergraduate Studio Coordinator, NJIT, 2008-present
University Lecturer, NJIT, 2008-present
Intern to Partner, Gran Associates, New York, NY 1987-2004.
Principal, JGF Architects, LLC, Clifton, NJ 2004-present.
Product Design: Mr. Figueroa participated on the design and sold all legal rights of the original stretched fabric bowls to Ray Bowls. The bowls, produced and manufactured by Sandy Chilewich, sold in the NY Museum of Modern Art store in 2002.
Panelized Housing: Mr. Figueroa developed a modular and panelized system of construction for pre- manufactured housing. The system incorporates the re-use of industrial wooden pallets widely used in the forklifting and trade of industrial, produce and other goods. A prototype single-family residence was built upstate New York in 1998.