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Orisell Medina Lagrange

Country of origin: Dominican Republic Currently in: Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo General field of specialization: Engineering sciences
Academic Background


2019 Doctorate Engineering sciences
2002 Master Engineering sciences
1999 Undergraduate Engineering sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Engineering sciences

"Mitigation of urban heating in Ibero-America through the thermo-optical response of building materials" and "Experimental characterization of the thermal behavior of green facades as a passive system for energy saving in buildings and CO2 capture"

Publications resulting from Research: 

Perez, G.; Medina-Lagrange, O & Consuegra, F. Catalogue of Urban Surface Finish Materials:
Optimizing Solar Energy Management in Latin American Cities Located in Different Climatic Zones. PLEA 2022

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching and Research

Workshop and Conference Attended

2021 Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, Madrid, Spain. Open Heritage, Research and Society.
2021 Online Smart Cities: means to mitigate the risks associated with climate change. Climate sensitive urban planning and means to optimize and monitor risks in cities
2021 Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo. Antigua, Guatemala Risky cities versus resilient cities on the horizon of climate change


Dominican College of Engineers, Architects and Surveyors

Presentation given

Materials technology and its application in architecture
Universidad nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Event: Symposium on Materials and Construction Techniques
Education in PBL for sustainable urban development in the Caribbean: Results Citylab Caribbean- PUCMM
Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Event: Citylab Caribbean National Conference
The tacit and the explicit in the teaching of the architecture project. The sources of knowledge
Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Event: 4th Meeting of Scientific Research in Architecture and Urbanism
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Nov 2019
Outstanding Director School of Architecture
Awarded by the Architecture nucleus of the Dominican College of Engineers, Architects and Surveyors, CODIA, for the work carried out at the head of the PUCMM School of Architecture and Design.
Mar 2019
Women and Architecture
Selected in the campaign carried out by the Arquitexto Magazine, on women with contributions in the discipline of architecture in the Dominican Republic, within the framework of the month of women
May 2018
Barrancolí Award
Awarded by the Fundación Bosque Sagrado, for contributions to the conservation of the environment in the Dominican Republic
Mar 2018
Meritorious Architecture Professor
Awarded by the EFA-RD -Association of Schools and Faculties of Architecture, Dominican Republic.

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