Professional Profile: Daniel Figueredo 2019
Name: Daniel Figueredo
Title: Partner, Design Director
Company: R. E. Dinneen Architects & Planners
Location: 123 North Washington St., Boston, MA 02114
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Family: My husband Onix & Casper the cat, a large extended family
College: University of Puerto Rico and Boston Architectural College
First job unrelated to your current field: Salesperson at GAP
First job in current field: Freelance model-maker for thesis students.
What your firm does now and its plans for the future?: We are specialists in the life sciences and corporate interiors. We are increasing the amount of building repositioning work and ground up office/lab facilities.
Hobbies: Gardening, cooking, drawing/painting, exercising, reading.
Favorite novel: Anything by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, “Of Love and Other Demons” and “100 Years of Solitude” are top favorites.
Favorite film: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”
Keys to success: Perseverance, discipline and honesty. Talent is nothing without them.
Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Pope Francis, for being the voice of reason and compassion in such divisive times.
If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be?: An artist, because I can’t be away from working with color.