Born and raised in Bogotá, Carlos Flórez earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the National University of Colombia and gained his initial professional experience working in residential and commercial projects.
A firm believer of evolution thru adaptation and always interested in taking new challenges, in 2000 he accepted the opportunity to move to the United States to work as a millwork drafter in a woodworking company in New Jersey where he learned to appreciate the use of one of the most versatile materials on earth.
During the last 14 years, Carlos has been working in Sarasota in numerous commercial projects, including the addition and renovation of the Florida Studio Theatre; several residential projects from single family homes to condominiums and the renovation throughout the state of multiple facilities of the Florida Department of Health.
Carlos enjoys movies, history, traveling, and swimming. He loves spending time at home with his wife, Lily and their two daughters: Laura and Gaby.