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Albert Vargas

Project Designer

Albert joined The Brooklyn Studio in the summer of 2022. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from New York City College of Technology and associate degrees in Architectural Technology and Industrial Design. His bachelor’s thesis focused on a marginalized community called La Zurza in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

During his studies, Albert worked as a College Laboratory Technician. He operated the college’s manufacturing lab, and he taught workshops in rendering, CAD, and 3DS Max. He also worked for a property management company, where he managed building permits and insurance compliance. In his free time, Albert enjoys visiting museums, experiencing new places, and learning new software skills.

The Proust Questionnaire

Taking inspiration from a popular nineteenth-century parlor game, we sat down with each member of our team and asked them a few questions about their inspirations and aspirations.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Having an abundance of peace, time, and a healthy family.

What is your greatest fear?

My greatest fear is losing a loved one.

What is your greatest extravagance?

My greatest extravagance is my passion for trying different restaurants.

What talent would you most like to have?

Photographic memory!

What is your favorite color?


What is your favorite virtue?


Which living architect or designer do you most admire?

Daniel Libeskind.

Which dead architect or designer do you most admire?

Louis Kahn.

What is the trait that you most appreciate in a building?


What is your favorite type of project to work on?

Residential architecture.

Who is your favorite author?

Robert Kiyosaki.

Who is your hero of fiction?


Which historical figure do you most identify with?

John Ruskin and Vitruvius.

What is your most treasured possession?

My mother’s graduation ring.

Where would you like to live?

New York, and a city in the mountains of the Dominican Republic called Jarabacoa.

What quality do you most admire in others?


Stranded on a desert island, you have two books in your possession. What are they?

How to Survive on a Deserted Island by Tim O'Shei.