Rodrigo De Las Casas
The Architect, Rodrigo De Las Casas, leads an experienced work team where passion, creativity, and enthusiasm; have led them to win 5 architecture awards in Panama.
During these years, He has addressed various design and construction projects such as residential complexes, shopping centers, housing development, educational centers, and corporate buildings.
Arq. Rodrigo De Las Casas.
Structural Architect graduated from Santa María La Antigua University, Panama headquarters (2001) with a Postgraduate in Bioclimatic Architecture from the Isthmus Panama / Colima Mexico University (2008).
Founder of the Bioclimatic Academy of Architecture and Technology and star member of the Panama Green Building Council.
Founder of De Las Casas Arquitectos. (Design, Construction, Development of Urban Projects, Bioclimatic Consulting), highlights among his experience the design of 4 winning projects in the Contest for Best Architecture Works organized by the Panamanian Society of Engineers and Architects, these being El Sabrosón N4 Restaurant (2019), Alpha-Victor Residence (2015), Lérida Tourist project (2006), and the design and construction of the Nordic residence (2005)
The Da Vinci Contest 2008 awarded his design under the Best Commercial Buildings “Oficina De Las Casas Arquitectos.”
Certificate of Honor to Merit, for the contribution to the Urban and Environmental development of Panama (2009), Certificate of Honor to Merit, for the development of Bioclimatic projects in Panama (2010), delivered by the Municipal Council of David.
He is a bioclimatic consultant for different companies and a professor of Bioclimatic Architecture since 2013. In 2021 he is appointed Associate Researcher at the Universidad Santa María la Antigua.
His work has been published in international magazines such as Annex, Construir, Vivir Urbano, D Architecture, Construction News, Habitat, and construction manuals. He also periodically collaborates with articles on bioclimatic architecture in Panamanian newspapers and web pages of this specialty.
He has given lectures at different international congresses, among which we can highlight III Sustainable Construction Forum - Barranquilla Colombia 2011, the Second International Meeting on Dry Construction - Barranquilla Colombia 2011, VIII International Meeting of Sustainable Habitat: BIOCASA - Cali Colombia 2011, International Conversation Bioclimatic Architecture (2010) and the Sal XIII Latin American Architecture Seminar (2009) among others. CONFERENCES CLICK HERE
As a researcher, he has been an invited international lecturer in academic centers and different professional groups. He also carries out scientific research in the branch of bioclimatic architecture and has developed projects in different regions of Panama.
Currently, Rodrigo De Las Casas specializes in bioclimatic consultancies, construction, design, landscaping, and urban development projects of which we can highlight the preparation of the Environmental and Territorial Master Plan, Las Huacas de Boquete (1000 hectares); preparation of the Environmental Master Plan and design guides, Residencial Laguna Dorada (175 hectares); preparation of the Environmental Master Plan and design guides, Bella Vista Residential (65hectares); elaboration of the Master Plan, Pedestrian of the Caldera River (1.7 Km); Urban consulting, Marina design and design guides for the Vida Nueva project (100 hectares); preparation of the Master Plan for the Enrique Malek Airport Ecological Park (25 hectares); preparation of the Environmental Master Plan, Paraíso del Drago (48 Hectares); preparation of the Environmental Master Plan, Residencial Bosques del Lago (26 hectares), and bioclimatic consulting for the Eco-Gardens project (7.5 hectares), among others.