V Architecture has distinguished itself by becoming one of the leading architectural firms in Puerto Rico. For nearly four decades, our multi-disciplinary team has brought its experience, passion and standards of excellence to every project. V Architecture offers pragmatic design solutions and integrated project management.
For us, the human factor of vision and architecture is an integral element necessary for conceiving, designing, and building a successful project. V Architecture prides itself on proven project management and clear communication from the conceptual design phase through construction administration.
An integrated technology, BIM builds on coordinated, reliable information about a project from design through construction and into operations and allows the architects to more accurately visualize and design the project for better understanding of the cost, scheduling, performance and environmental impact.
Our talented team of designers and meticulous planning processes have been leveraged to shape beautiful and useful cityscapes and public spaces for various municipalities in Puerto Rico.
V Architecture has clinched a number of prestigious designations and awards, including LEED certification in various of their education projects in Carolina, Corozal and Ponce, as well as first place at the CEMEX Awards for accessibility-driven design.
Our team has designed outstanding projects for top names in hospitality, including Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, Hyatt and more. Our expertise is evident in the breathtaking exteriors, as well as throughout the interior space.
BERNARDINO CORDERO BERNARD HIGH SCHOOL
NUEVA ESCUELA SUPERIOR VOCACIONAL DE COROZAL
BERNARDINO CORDERO BERNARD HIGH SCHOOL
BELÉN BLANCO ZEQUEIRA SCHOOL
CONGRUENCE IN ACCESSIBLE DESIGN
These are just a few of the many recognitions and mentions V Architecture has secured. See more in our Press section.
V Architecture was founded as Jiménez + Rodríguez Barceló nearly 40 years ago, thanks to the innovative vision of its founding partners Ricardo Jiménez and José Rodríguez Barceló. The namesake duo was a big part of some of their most significant ventures in hospitality, commercial projects and the world famous Puerto Rico Convention Center.
Now President and Principal Architect Ilia Ríos is at the helm of the firm, representing a new generation that is committed to furthering their sophisticated perspective while growing alongside their clients.
AIA, NCARB, CDT, LEED® AP BD+C
PRESIDENT / MANAGING PRINCIPAL
ARCHITECT, CCS, CCCA
AIA, CCCA, LEED® Green Associate
AIA, LEED® AP
ASSOCIATE AIA, LEED® Green Associate
BIM SPECIALIST / COMPUTER DRAWING TECHNICIAN
V Architecture and its success are only possible thanks to the hard work and dedication of an experienced, highly skilled team. We work together and tirelessly to ensure client satisfaction, and our synergy is the source of smooth, flawless work.
Our team is proud to deliver unmatched service to prestigious partners in a wide array of industries. Here are some of our most noteworthy clients.
10 Carrión Court
Administración de Corrección
Academia Maria Reina
AIG/American Insurance Group
Atlantis Renal Centers
Autoridad de Edificios Públicos
Catwalk Retail Store
Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial Caparra
Ciudad de Bayamón
Compañía de Turismo de PR
Convention District Authority
Cuerpo de Bomberos de PR
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Efrón Dorado, S.E.
Ernst & Young
Fiddler, González & Rodríguez
Goldman, Antonetti & Córdova
Management Group Investors
Marriott International, Inc.
Martí, Flores, Prieto & Wachtel
Miramar Real Estate Mgmt
Municipio de Caguas
Municipio de Dorado
Muñiz & Zavala Group
Ritz Carlton San Juan Hotel
San Gerónimo Development
San Juan Capital City
Schering Plough Del Caribe, Inc.
Sociedades Santa Marina
Toyota de Puerto Rico
Universidad de Puerto Rico
Urban Revitalization Group
Young & Rubicam
“The relocation of our new headquarters to suburban San Juan, was based on the belief that we could enhance our lives and accomplish even greater success in a greener, more natural business environment. Our expectations were high in terms of design and functionality. The engaging architecture of V Architecture exceeded our aspirations and elevated our vision of how the business environment serves as a focal backdrop for the achievements of Citigroup in Puerto Rico and abroad.”
"We have worked on construction projects designed by V Architecture that go back over 30 years. Lately we designed and built six public school projects and we are so grateful for their work, as they become part of the team from inception to the finish and beyond."
"My team and I have worked with V Architecture almost exclusively for the last decade. From envisioning and site studies, all the way to full blown construction drawings, V Architecture holds our hand all the way through. These are extremely talented people, helping us achieve superb work done in a cost effective and timely fashion. V’s attention to detail and commitment to push the limits to achieve out of the box design is impressive and palpable. Arch. Ilia Rios is one of the most talented designers I have ever had the privilege of working with. She is extremely diligent and a great communicator. My development and construction teams love working with them. We couldn’t do it without V."