Alfonso is an architect leading BIM implementation in Heatherwick Studio. He has vast international experience in Spain, India, Chile and UK. Having worked as project architect and Head of Design in a leading practice in Chile, he decided to move to a more technical role after observing how technology skills, or the lack of them, influence and limit design creativity, and affect project outcome.
Alfonso started collaborating with Heatherwick studio in 2015 as BIM consultant, after successfully implement BIM in several projects, he moved to Woods Bagot to work as Design Technology Manager for the London office. In 2018 he came back to Heatherwick to continue the BIM implementation, a design driven studio.
His goal is to embed BIM in the design phase without limiting or hindering the design process.
Alfonso has given talks about Digital Design workflows and the implementation with the design process in BILT in US and UK.