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Henry Aguilar

Project Manager

Henry joined The Brooklyn Studio in the summer of 2021. Prior to joining The Brooklyn Studio, Henry worked as a project manager at DCM fabrications, a Brooklyn-based fabricator that specializes in manufacturing large complex artwork. Using the latest digital manufacturing processes and advanced parametric design software, Henry collaborated with artists to synthesize complex builds ranging from abstract furniture to massive metal installations. He also owned and operated an architectural millwork studio with his brother where they designed and crafted kitchens, vanities, and much more.

Henry earned his Master of Architecture from the City College of New York. He was awarded the Henry Adams Award for top graduate of his class. He earned a Bachelor of Architectural Technology from The New York City College of Technology, where he also taught architectural software and design workshops to aspiring architects.

In his free time, Henry enjoys creating parametric digital art, working on his car, and spending outings with friends.

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?

Watching the sunset on a clear-water beach every day.

What is your greatest fear?

Human self-destruction.

What talent would you most like to have?

Be an excellent painter.

What is your favorite color?


What is your favorite virtue?


Which living architect or designer do you most admire?

Alberto Kalach.

Which dead architect or designer do you most admire?

Paul Rudolph.

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

Historical character.

What is your favorite type of project to work on?

Detached residential.

Who is your favorite author?

Francis D.K. Ching.

Who is your hero of fiction?

Robin Hood.

Who is your favorite artist?

MC Escher.

Which historical figure do you most identify with?


What is your most treasured possession?

My fiancé’s engagement ring.

Where would you like to live?

In a bungalow next to a tropical coast.

What quality do you most admire in others?


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

Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival.