We live in a world of limited resources.
As global citizens, our collective actions threaten to exhaust the few that remain.
At Álvarez-Díaz & Villalón, we believe, as architects and designers, that it is our duty to make more responsible choices with our designs.
We need to walk the walk: to live and work by sustainable practices. Every responsible choice that we make ~ or help our clients make ~ is simply our small yet significant way of contributing to the greater good.
We relocated our main offices to an early 20th century building in the historical area of Santurce.
We renovated and retrofitted the existing structure in order to obtain a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council as part of our ongoing effort to create a healthier environment, lower operating costs, minimize waste, conserve water and energy, and reduce our carbon footprint.
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FIRM AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
CLIENTSOur partners at ÁLVAREZ-DÍAZ & VILLALÓN have successfully completed projects across the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico ~ as well as around the globe ~ in Oman, Germany, Japan, India, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.
Our international client roster over the years has included market leaders and powerhouse brands belonging to a broad spectrum of industries ~ from fashion to finance.
MEMBERSHIPSPR Homebuilder Association (ACH)
Young Presidents Organization (YPO)
Consejo Empresarial de América Latina (CEAL)
Puerto Rico Foundation for the Architecture
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
PR Chapter of Architects and Landscape Architects (CAAPPR)
PR Chapter of Interior Designers and Decorators (CODDI)
International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
National Council of Architecture Registration Boards (NCARB)
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)
Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce (PRCC)
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
Spearheaded by the award-winning husband-and-wife team of architect Ricardo Alvarez-Díaz and interior designer Cristina Villalón, Alvarez-Diaz & Villalon® has become one of the most innovative architecture and interior design firms in Latin America. With offices in San Juan and Miami the firm has garnered national attention for their unique holistic approach forging a reputation in design that is both environmentally-responsible and richly appealing to the senses.
Founded in Puerto Rico in 2001, the architecture and interior design firm’s wide-ranging portfolio includes retail, institutional, commercial and residential work.
Source: (VMSD) Visual Merchandising & Store Design. 2013 & 2015.
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The renowned interior designer and partner at Alvarez-Diaz & Villalón, Cristina Villalón was selected by the magazine design:retail as one of the 40 Under 40, a prestigious international list of young designers whose work has distinguished itself in the field retail design internationally.
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Ricardo discussed the importance of having a Museum, the Building, the outdoor patio and much more.
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