LIVS Associates is a multidisciplinary firm that has been in business 30 years offering comprehensive, total in-house architectural, engineering, planning and interior design services.
F. ANTONIO ROSABAL, A.I.A., LEED AP BD+C
Planning, Architecture and Interior Design
Master of Architecture / 1990 / University of Florida
Bachelor of Design / 1987 / University of Florida
Registered Architect No. 14717 / Florida / 1993
Registered Architect No. 18381 / Puerto Rico / 2000
NCARB Certificate No. 51568
Uniform Bldg. Code Inspector Certificate
President of the American Institute of Architects Miami Chapter
Member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
CARLOS A. ALVAREZ, P.E.
BSEE / 1969 / University of Miami
Professional Engineer No. 14099 / Florida / 1974
Mr. Rosabal is a registered architect with over 20 years of management and architectural project experience including a wide array of professional services for commercial, institutional, and industrial projects. As Principal-In-Charge of Architecture for LIVS Associates, Mr. Rosabal is responsible for Project Management, Administration and Performance of Architectural Services including; Site Planning; Programming; Design and Construction Documents; Bidding and Negotiations; and Construction Administration. Mr. Rosabal also has a diverse background in the varying phases, which comprise the pre-design process from feasibility studies, and assisting clients in program development to code research, project budgeting and obtaining Municipal Zoning approvals. He is responsible for the design of a wide variety of building types, both public and private, with a strong emphasis on functionalism and aesthetics as well as budgetary constraints and constructability. Mr. Rosabal is responsible for the design and management of new large-scale projects, as well as renovations to existing buildings, which require a special sensibility to occupants and existing conditions.
Mr. Alvarez has over 30 years experience in the design, construction and operation of electrical systems. As Principal-In-Charge of Electrical Engineering at LIVS, Mr. Alvarez is responsible for all aspects of electrical engineering services, including analysis, design, and construction administration.Mr. Alvarez offers an impressive array of experience in the design of various project types. From specialized systems for a payload handling fixture for the space shuttle at Kennedy Space Center to complete electrical design of a 200 bed forensic hospital to the design of high rise office buildings. For over 16 years, Mr. Alvarez served as Director and Assistant Director of Electrical Engineering for 2 of the largest A/E firms in the South Florida area. During this tenure and at LIVS, Mr. Alvarez developed a specific expertise in the areas of power distribution,lighting systems, emergency power, uninterrupted power supply (UPS) system, school communication systems, and fire detection and alarm system. He has extensive expertise in the design of electrical systems for institutional/educational facilities. His experience includes the design of numerous facilities for the Dade County Public School System, Miami-Dade Community College, Florida Atlantic University the University of Miami, and Broward Community College.