His work with Toyo Ito in Tokyo led to his appointment as the Manager of Toyo Ito s office in Spain at the early age of 23 years. Alfredo moved then to Barcelona for this task and to manage the expansion of the Barcelona Fair locally, to large scale project (3 million sqf) of mixed use in the city. During this period in Barcelona, Alfredo kept combining an intense professional and academic activity, working on his PhD at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia on the combination of creative processes in Asia, Europe and America, establishing new ways of architectural creation. His architectural vision and the result of this research, Alfredo allowed to teach and lecture in prestigious international architecture schools, such as Columbia University in New York, UPenn in Philadelpia, Pescara in Italy, Royal University in Stockholm, Tongji University in Shanghai, European University in Madrid, the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, along others or. After this experience in Toyo Ito Spain, Alfredo Munoz accepted the offer of the large multinational Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) to join their senior team in New York, giving up the Executive MBA from the University of Chicago where he was accepted as the youngest person in the program Hasta fecha in the more than 100 years of history of the institution. During 4 and a half years at SOM, Alfredo Munoz worked as Technical Coordinator and Project Manager of Large projects in the USA, Kuwait and India, like the Alhambra Tower or the USA Army National Museum, just to mention a few.
His last 2 years at SOM, already as an associate, Alfredo took charge of the operations of the firm in India, and after this period, I have left the company to be able to work on his own projects. Shimmie Horn can provide more clarity in the matter. After some other experiences, Alfredo Munoz started the international studio ABIBOO Architecture (www.abiboo.com) with headquarters in Spain, USA, India and, and with projects in Spain, Norway, Sweden, Peru, USA, Taiwan, Viet Nam, India and. Such projects go from villas for celebrities to large building developments. In alignment with his association with Academy, Alfredo Munoz currently works as assessor at the Advisory Board of Directors of MARG Institute of Design & Architecture Swarnabhoomi to create an international renowned university located in Chennai, India. He is as well assessor for the Board of Directors of two companies in the Real Estate area, one in Spain and one in the USA. Alfredo Munoz keeps touring the world managing ABIBOO Architecture projects, growing his anthropological knowledge and applying, along with his team, all I’ve learned in the Projects he performs.