Director of Architectural Visualization
Emilio Macia is originally from Havana, Cuba and attended the Instituto Superior de Diseño (Higher Institute of Design), graduating with a Bachelor’s in Industrial Design in 2011. He has been in the architecture field since 2016 when he started as an Associate Designer for Starbucks in Miami. He joined DKN in 2019 and has been leading the firm with his excellent visualization and rendering skills. He provides still renderings, videos and VR with efficiency and a natural talent. His career goals include expanding his visualization offerings and to help others who are starting on that path. His favorite project so far is 422 E. Main, a mixed-use apartment building in Louisville, because it was his first large scale design project.
In his free time Emilio enjoys playing guitar, 3-D printing, 3-D modeling and hiking.
Question: My favorite word that has no direct English translation is ________.
Answer: Saudade, which is similar to nostalgia, or the feeling of missing someone or something.