A. Alberto Lugo
CEO and Founder of Framing Futures Architectural Firm (FFAF)
A. Alberto Lugo, the CEO and founder of Framing Futures Architectural Firm (FFAF), has been the firm's founding partner in Southern California since 2019. As a founding partner, A. Alberto Lugo is responsible for the daily workflow and design processes associated with the firm's large number of active projects. He collaborates with the executive team of board members who introduce new competent architects to plan, coordinate, and design cutting-edge commercial and public structures for customers utilizing talents anchored in the basics of contemporary architectural engineering.
Prior to being a founding partner of FFAF, A. Alberto Lugo spent a decade as the Senior Architect for a variety of prestigious companies, including Parkins and Rhodon in New York and Fentrell Architects in San Francisco. Prior to 2009, A. Alberto Lugo also worked with Macaby and Roy as the Senior Architectural Design Strategist for five years until being promoted to Senior Architect in 2008. A. Alberto Lugo held the prestigious position of Project Architect for his father's 1990-founded company in Albany, New York, after completing an internship with the firm. Prior to formally joining his father's firm in 2002, A. Alberto Lugo had numerous roles, including business consultant for a small business development firm in New York City.
A. Alberto Lugo earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania in 2000, but then changed his career aspirations and attended Cornell University to earn a Master of Architecture. In 2002, he completed the program with distinction and went on to get further certifications in Building Science and Technology and Environmental Systems. A. Alberto Lugo returned to Cornell University in 2003 to continue his study in environmentally responsible building and design.