Principal & Founder
Soto Architecture & Urban Design
Fernando brings over 20 years of experience in the design, documentation, and construction administration of large urban developments. His expertise includes new construction and renovations of mixed-use, multifamily, senior living, student residences, and assisted living communities.
Fernando’s responsibilities include code analysis, quality control review, scheduling, and reviewing contracts. Fernando oversees all aspects of the design in a collaborative yet resolute manner with all stakeholders.
Fernando has significant experience working on tenant in-place renovations, adaptive re-use projects, as well as new construction developments in urban areas. He combines his knowledge of the requirements presented by local jurisdictions and stakeholders’ desires, with his talent crafting valuable and exceptional spaces that enrich our buildings, neighborhoods and cities.
Fernando is a board member of MiCasa, a non-profit affordable housing developer committed to providing quality affordable housing in the Washington, DC area. Fernando is also a fellow of the ULI Leadership Program and a frequent Guest Speaker and Juror at the University of Maryland, George Washington, and Catholic Universities.