Quijano, Manuel

Manuel Quijano (b. 1954, Havana): Received a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Architecture from the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York. Before graduating he worked as an intern under the direction of William Ellis at The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in New York City. He began his professional career at George Nelson Associates where he was on the team that developed Chemical Bank’s 24-hour ATM banking center prototypes. At Walter Dorwin Teague Associates he was involved with interior design development for the Bank of Bermuda and Short 360 commuter plane. Before moving to the owner representation side, he worked for architects Kohn Pederson Fox Associates developing feasibility studies to maximize potential real estate development for commercial owners. As an Owner’s Representative, he specializes in construction management and architectural building systems. He has managed construction projects both internationally and domestic for Fortune 500 companies; most recently, a new addition for St. Mary’s Hospital for Children in Bayside, Queens. He served as a board member and Construction Chairman for Bergen County’s Habitat for Humanity. (CINTAS for Architecture, 1983-84)

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