Andrés Makowski graduated with a degree in architecture from Simon Bolivar University in 1983. As the director of "Equipo 18 Arquitectos Asociados" he has developed residential buildings, hotels, malls and office buildings. Makowski has been invited to teach at Simon Bolivar University and the Pontific Catholic University of Chile. In 1999 Makowski won the Sefardic Museum Competition in Caracas. He is currently working on the rehabilitation of the UDU 6.2 Guarataro Barrio in La Guaira.