Jose Perez completed his professional degree in Architecture with honors at the University of Arizona in May 1997. Prior to completing his professional degree in Architecture, he also received his Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Puerto Rico in 1994. He has over twenty years of experience in the field of Architecture, and brings to the team at Dwell Design Studio extensive background in high-rise and mid-rise construction, mixed-use buildings, multi-family developments, student housing, hospitality, building design, site planning, office, educational facilities, retail, adaptive-use, and building renovation (including numerous projects and sites of historic significance). He has proven to successfully carrying out all the aspects of the project development and design, team management, including all aspects of the building design from the first conceptual ideas and sketches in the site planning phase of the project, through schematic design, design development, construction documents, coordination with consultants, contract administration and ultimately to project completion. Able to coordinate multiple projects, tasks and teams simultaneously. His involvement on each project provides excellent technical knowledge and understanding of building materials, detailing, building code analysis and accessibility design regulations and its application in the building design. Jose is an Associate Principal at Dwell Design Studio and he is a Licensed Architect with Professional Architectural registrations in Georgia and Puerto Rico.
He lives with his wife Emi and his three children Isabel, Diego and Emilio in Stockbridge Georgia. His busy schedule and commute leaves him with little time to enjoy his favorite hobbies of car restoration, travel, reading, riding bicycles with his Family, and playing basketball and tennis.