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Gabriella Barreto-Sierra

Gabriella Barreto-Sierra

Atlanta, GA, US

 

About 

To obtain a full-time position as an architectural designer and acquire experience in the field with the long term goal of becoming a licensed architect.

Richard Rogers once said, “My passion and great enjoyment for architecture and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we -architects- can affect the quality of people”. Like Rogers, I believe that what I design will affect the lives of people today and future generations.

“People are more important”, is another thought that has inspired me to be sensitive to the needs of the inhabitant in new surroundings. In my six years experience of commercial and institutional design, I have gained awareness on how people interact within a space. Designing architecture for public use has made me accountable to the senses of a person and how they will react and adapt to a setting.

I have a knowledge base of materials and design methods that are respectful of the environment. With the help of technology and sustainable design advances, I strive to motivate others to aspire to improve the lives of people by not just designing a place but rather a space that is comfortable in a dignified environment.


 

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Employment 

Landera Associates, P.A., Miami, FL, US, Architectural Designer - Project Coordinator

Responsible for preparing and coordinating computer aided detail drawings of academic, commercial and residential architecture.

Appointed to research building codes, space and site requirements in order to identify and
ensure a solution to the development of projects.

Review and maintain the progress of working drawings and construction documents for projects .

Communicate and coordinate with consultants in the integration of plans during the design and construction phase of projects.

Perform job site analysis; general survey of site, measurements and photographs of projects
Complete computer aided drawings for permitting.

Provide 3-dimensional models for project presentation.

Work independently with little or no direct supervision.

Maintain firm’s server files and plotter to guarantee efficient work flow among team members.

Jan 2006 - current
 

Education 

University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, US, BArch, School of Architecture

Aug 2004 - Dec 2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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