Carlos A. Turizo joined DeSimone in 2013 in the firm’s Miami office. His extensive experience includes hospitality, retail, healthcare, renovation, residential and infrastructure. Mr. Turizo is actively involved in the Medellin community where he currently resides and works as the Managing Principal for the Colombia office.
Mr. Turizo is currently leading the design on the 1.5 million sf residential project for a leading Florida developer. This work addresses multiple facilities which include three residential towers over a parking garage and an event deck podium, an adjacent bank for the convenience of its
residents, and various infrastructure.
Mr. Turizo recently completed The Island House in the Bahamas. This unique project added one of very few luxury hotels to the island with six rental apartments, two restaurants, a café, spa, gym, squash and paddle courts, and a movement studio for fitness classes.
Mr. Turizo’s experience with high-rise project design includes 55 West and W Hotel. His experience also includes such notable projects as the $150 million expansion for Miami International Airport, the Ritz Carlton Reserve Resort at Pearl Island, the Ocean Convention Center in Daytona Beach, as well as the $180 million expansion for Halifax Hospital. He also served as an expert witness for the garage collapse at Miami Dade College.Mr. Turizo received his Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from Universidad Nacional in Colombia and Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida.