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LIVS Associates has been offering comprehensive in-house architectural, electrical, planning and interior design services since its inception in 1985.


PRINCIPAL | PROJECT MANAGER | Planning, Architecture and Interior Design


Mr. Rosabal has been Principal in Charge at LIVS for over 22 years and has over 33 years of experience practicing architecture.  His body of work has made him an expert in the design and management of public and private sector projects.  He also has extensive experience in working with the CM @ Risk delivery method and coordinating successful project deliveries consistently on schedule and within budget.  

He is responsible for the design of a diverse portfolio of building types, with experience across all engineering disciplines; allowing him to understand and manage multi-disciplinary teams.

As Principal-in-Charge of Architecture, and Project Manager, Mr. Rosabal has been the Design Team leader on several large-scale projects. His responsibilities include overseeing a staff of designers, assuring the highest level of quality throughout the process, and ensuring that design concepts are properly resolved and incorporated in the construction document phase of each project. 


Master of Architecture   University of Florida  1990

Bachelor of Design       University of Florida  1987


State of Florida, Registered Architect No.14717

Puerto Rico, Registered Architect No.18381

NCARB Certificate No. 51568

Uniform Bldg. Code Inspector Certificate


Member of the American Institute of Architects

Member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

Board of Trustees  .  Florida Architects PAC

Member of the US Green Building Council

LEED Accredited Professional


PRINCIPAL | Senior Electrical Engineer + QA/QC


Mr. Alvarez joined LIVS Associates in 1992 and has over 40 years of experience in the design, construction and operation of electrical systems. As Principal-In-Charge of Electrical Engineering at LIVS Associates, LLC, he 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 and has been responsible for electrical design for military, industrial, commercial, educational, institutional, medical, rapid transit and transportation facilities. Mr. Alvarez has particular expertise in the design of facilities for the Department of Defense and other governmental agencies.

In the past, Mr. Alvarez has held Professional Engineering licenses from:

  • State of Georgia        10805

  • State of Maryland     12663

  • State of Virginia        13490   


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE)  University of Miami 1969


State of Florida, Professional Engineer No. 14099


PROJECT MANAGER | Architecture and Interior Design


Mr. Cabezon has been with LIVS for over 35+ years with the majority of his focus being the Educational Sector, and as of late with the School Board of Broward County. His breadth of expertise extends beyond Broward to include other school boards located throughout South Florida. Additionally, he has performed similar roles in governmental, commercial, and military facilities projects.


Mr. Cabezon brings a hands-on approach to project management to promote collaboration throughout diciplines. His broad knowledge and experience of the Florida Building Code, SREF and SBBC policies and procedures has yielded high quality construction documents that meet standard of care and allow for accu- rate bidding to minimize change orders.


Duties on these projects have encompassed site analysis, design development, contract documents, and construction administration on primarily CM @ Risk projects.


Bachelor of Architecture   University of Miami 1991


Member of the American Institute of Architects


CONSTRUCTION MANAGER | Planning, Architecture and Interior Design

Mr. Washington has 23 years of experience in the field of architectural design and project management with a diverse portfolio of building facility types.  Nine of those years have been dedicated to working with educational facilities for both Broward County and Palm Beach County schools.

His breadth of expertise includes knowledge of Fair Housing, Florida Building Code, Security/Corrections, and the review of Construction Documents for Code Compliance. This knowledge translates to exceptional problem-solving capabilities and profound conceptual/schematic design skills, giving the client a safe and secure facility while making sure it meets all applicable codes in the front end of the design. In addition, Mr. Washington is successful with coordination of project deliveries, consistently meeting schedule and staying within budget. Mr. Washington is currently project manager for the remodeling and renovation of several educational facilities in Broward and Palm Beach County which are nearing completion. His responsibilities include production of construction documents and construction administration through project close-out.


Bachelor of Architecture   Florida Atlantic University 2000



Ms. Rodriguez has over 30 years of experience with design, planning and development of architectural projects. Throughout her professional career she has designed commercial, residential, cultural, tourist and urban buildings for private and public sector clients across North and South America, specifically Venezuela and Argentina.

Ms. Rodriguez’s global experience with architecture has helped her broaden her vision of design, providing the best spatial, aesthetic, and functional solutions during the design phase of each project. Her desire to achieve excellence in everything that is proposed along with her creativity, commitment, innovative abilities, and high standards for quality work contributes to the successful completion of all her projects. She is proficient in AutoCAD, 3D modeling and V-ray for Sketchup.

M. CARLA CASSOLA, A.I.A. Associate

PROJECT MANAGER | Architecture and Interior Design


Ms. Cassola has been with LIVS for six years. Her role as Project Manager has been instrumental throughout all facets of design. Beginning with code research site visits and site analysis, to assisting in the development of the design and construction documents and specifications. Her strong design background has yielded multiple successful client centered solutions.

Her collaboration in multi-disciplinary BIM processes has been instrumental in clash detection. This in turn has aided in ensuring that high quality, proficient drawings are produced across multiple design teams; while meeting the design standards associated with each municipality on each project.

Her professional experience encompasses projects throughout South Florida extending from Palm Beach to the Florida Keys and the Gulf coast.


Master of Architecture   Florida International University 2018


Member of the American Institute of Architects



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Mr. Perez is a talented designer with over 5 years of experience in the architecture industry. Throughout his career, he has worked on a variety of construction documents and drawings, gaining extensive knowledge in the field. In addition to his design experience, he is also responsible for performing building surveys and gathering as-built documentation for renovation work. His keen eye for design aesthetics and functionality has been vital in the development of drawing details and photorealistic 3-D renderings.

Mr. Perez is proficient with several 3D modeling software products including Revit, Rhino, and Blender. He is constantly exploring new technologies and techniques to enhance the quality and design of his renderings to better assist clients in visualizing their projects.


Master of Architecture   Florida International University 2022


OFFICE MANAGER | Business Development

Ms. Diaz, a native of New Jersey, moved to Miami, Florida, in 1999. It was at this point that her two-decade career as an office manager for architectural firms officially began. She joined LIVS in 2019 and immediately took on the role of business development specialist in addition to her office management duties. This additional responsibility highlights her versatility and willingness to take on new challenges within the company. As a business development specialist, Ms. Diaz focuses on identifying new opportunities, cultivating relationships with clients, and driving growth for LIVS.


Her background as an office manager provided her with a solid foundation in organizational and administrative skills, which are essential for managing the day-to-day operations of an architectural firm. Combining that experience with her business development role allowed her to contribute to both the internal functioning of the office and the external growth of the firm.

Higher Education


Bachelor of Architecture   Central University of Venezuela  1993

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