estudioOCA is a trans-disciplinary design studio specializing in landscape architecture, planning, urban design and urban climate resilience. We work to create contextually sensitive projects that are developed in accordance with ecological principles and natural systems.

BANGKOK

+66 (0)2 1070461

GP House, 71 Sap Rd., 4/4

Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500

BARCELONA

+34 931 813 945

Passeig del Born 27, 3°1ª

08003 Barcelona

NEW YORK

+1 415 240 4896

100 Sutton Street 

Brooklyn, New York 11222

Unsolicited applications always welcome, send CV and portfolio no larger than 7MB

IGNACIO ORTINEZ / CO-FOUNDER, DIRECTOR

Thirty years of combined background in landscape architecture, entomology, horticulture and sustainable agriculture on projects in the United States, Europe and Asia. Applied ecology and investigation of sustainable natural systems play a fundamental role in the conception of his projects.

BRYAN CANTWELL / CO-FOUNDER, DESIGN DIRECTOR

Twenty years of experience working at both a local and international scale. His work focuses on the integration of public space, infrastructure, and ecological systems, with projects spanning a broad range of typologies, including urban design, public parks, waterfront development, and transportation and bicycle infrastructure.

BRIAN BAKER / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PARTNER

Thirty seven years of professional experience working as a landscape architect and as an educator at various universities in Japan and the United States; senior associate and director at international studios involved in private and public sector work in the United States, Europe, Middle East and Asia region.

GABRIELLE IGLESIAS / URBAN CLIMATE RESILIENCE SPECIALIST

Close to thirty years of professional experience, fifteen years working at the University of the Philippines teaching public administration, and the last fourteen years working on capacity building and research in disaster risk management and climate change adaptation in Asian cities. 

LUCAS MESALLES / GEOSCIENTIST

Ten years of professional experience, both as an academic researcher and lecturer in geosciences as well as involved working in the natural resources and environmental industry on projects in Africa, Latin America and Asia.  He has worked as well as hydrological modeler developing climate risk assessments and projections for urban areas in Asian cities.

JOSH SNOW / URBAN DESIGNER

Junior architect with experience at architecture and urban design offices in New York, Beijing, Milan and Bangkok.

HUNG TRUONG / URBAN PLANNER

Urban planner with an interest and focus on urban resilience in Southeast Asian cities, for several years working in environmental planning and environmental mediation as well as at large engineering firms in the Northeast United States.

VAISHNAVI AKILLA / RESEARCH & DESIGN INTERN

Undergraduate urban design student interested in landscapes that explore the intersection of culture and sustainability as tools to enhance urban climate resilience.

PAST COLLABORATORS

PANHA HOK, KASEMPAN KAEWTHUMRONG, SARAN MAIPRASERT, NITHIRATH CHAEMCHUEN, GRAHAM PIAZZA, PIRIYA SARINDU, GONZALO DE LA FUENTE, OCTAVIO MARRAO, ALBERTO GIOURGIUTTI, JULIA COQUELLE, PIETRO GIANNINI, EMANUELA MICELI, CARLOS PRINCIPE, JIMI McKAY, NICOLA ARMUGI, PATRICIO VELEZ.