Mr. Murcia was named Associate Principal in 2018. Since joining the firm in 2004, he has embraced a wide number of roles in urban design, residential, hospitality, and commercial projects. His contributions to the firm range from conceptual aspects of design and development to cultivating relationships with clients. His early collaborations were instrumental in the fulfillment of large projects in the Czech Republic and Newark, followed by a robust period of conception and design of numerous projects in Latin America, Asia, Europe and the United States. As an Associate Principal, he currently oversees several projects in South Korea and Spain.
In his spare time, Mr. Murcia is an enthusiast of photography, a craft he practices to enrich his professional career as an architect. He earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia and a Master of Architecture from Pratt Institute in New York, the latter at which he was awarded the Sidney Katz Award for Design Excellence. He has lectured at the Universidad Autónoma de México as well as in Colombia and Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is a LEED accredited professional and registered architect in New York and Colombia.