Alejandro Chinchon holds an Undergraduate Degree in Architecture and has taken graduate course work in Landscape Architecture from the Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo in Santiago, Chile. During his studies he had the opportunity to work on Exchange Studio Projects at the Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina and at the University of Toronto in Canada. After graduating he worked at a Chilean firm before venturing to Fresno, California where he worked for a firm that focused on educational facilities. Alejandro moved to New York City in 2006 where he held positions at two architectural firms before joining PEI Architects in 2008. At PEI Architects, from 2007 until 2013, Alejandro worked on various international projects in Japan, China, Qatar, and Switzerland. His experience in working at multiple firms on international projects and different building types has given Alejandro a well-rounded perspective on design. In 2013 Alejandro left PEI Architects to work on independent projects and provide architectural consultancy.
Alejandro rejoined PEI Architects in 2019 as an Associate and in 2020 he was promoted to Senior Associate. Some of Alejandro’s notable work at PEI Architects includes: A high-rise residential tower in Toronto, Canada and the first LEED Gold-certified new BMW dealership in Beijing, China as well as the Museum of Islamic Art Park in Doha, Qatar. His most current work includes the Bank of China Haikou Jiangdong International Financial Building in Haikou, China.
In addition to practicing architectural design, Alejandro has been a professor at Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo in Santiago, Chile and at the Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, Facultad de Ingeniería, Santiago, Chile where he taught architectural drawing and technical engineering drawing.