UF College of Design, Construction & Planning

Alfonso Perez-Mendez

School of Architecture
Phone Number: 352-294-1473

Master of Science in Architecture, Columbia University, 1990
Master of Construction Engineering, Madrid Polytechnic School, 1983
M.Arch., Columbia University, 1980


Design Studio
Furniture Design Seminar

Biographical Information:

Research Interests

My research focuses in the evolution of modern architecture in the decade after the Second World War. Examples of projects completed and under development are :

1. The Houses of El Pedregal, 1947-1968, book in print, appears July 2005
Co-authored: Alejandro Aptilon
Published by Gustavo Gili Editors, Barcelona , Spain
In print, ISBN pending

2. Craig Ellwood, Houses, Published December 2004
Sole Author
Published by Gustavo Gili Editors, Barcelona
ISBN 84-252-2010-6, Bilingual English-Spanish Edition.

3. “Craig Ellwood: In the Spirit of the Time”, Published, February 2003
Sole Author
Published by Gustavo Gili Editors, Barcelona
ISBN 84-252-1806-3, English Edition:
ISBN 84-252-1803-9, Spanish Edition

Under development
1. Cuban baseball stadiums 1962-1968, upcoming report in collaboration with graduate student Quilian Riaño

2. Brazilian 1950’s modernism, archival research, seminar preparation

3. Cuban 1950’s modernism, field and bibliographical research, seminar preparation

Books on other research interests are:
“Genetic Architectures”, Published August 2003
Co-authored: Dennis Dollens, Alberto Estevez, Alfons Puigarnau, Ignasi Perez Arnal
Published by Universitat International de Barcelona and Sites Books, New York .
ISBN: 0-930829-51-4, bilingual English-Spanish Edition.

“F.C.I. Alvaro Siza”, chapter title: “Traveling to Santiago ” Book chapter published in May 2002
Published by Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, and Labirinto Editors, Santiago ,
ISBN 84-932280-I-X, bilingual English/Spanish