Intention: to collaborate with people to improve buildings, landscapes, communities, cities, and the environment.
Experience: cross-cultural and bilingual participatory design process with an emphasis on green building.
Philosophy: the best generative ideas for a project come from the users and the surrounding context.
Seeking: professional design and project management experience that will help me reach my goal of becoming a licensed architect.
Universidad San Francisco (USFQ), Quito, Adjunct Instructor
Taught 2nd year design studio.
Designed syllabus, developed curriculum and taught Intro to Principles of Sustainable Design.
Office for Historic & Patrimonial Areas, City of Quito, Quito, Historic Preservation Assistant
Reviewed drawings for proposed architectural interventions into UNESCO-protected areas; provided feedback to architects and owners; prepared recommendations for committee approval.
Prepared maps of protected buildings and areas across the Metropolitan District of Quito.
Assisted in coordination of events for Premio al Ornato architectural design award.
designBridge, Eugene, OR, US, Co-manager for PR and Communications
Managed production of project portfolios; print and web media.
University of Oregon Architecture and Allied Arts Department, Eugene, OR, US, Graduate Teaching Fellow
Provided support to tenured faculty, and led discussion sections for the following courses:
Introduction to Architecture
Human Context of Architecture
Architectural Contexts: Place and Culture
Huerto de la Familia, Eugene, OR, US, Communications Coordinator
Wrote, translated, and did graphic design for non-profit newsletter.
Translation of various materials between English and Spanish, as needed.
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, US, MArch, M.Arch and Graduate Certificate of Ecological Design
New York University (NYU), New York, NY, US, BA - Urban Studies
Universidad de la Habana, Havana, Cuba, Summer Semester in Urban Studies
An aware from the Architecture Foundation of Oregon that recognizes both architectural design and community service, in honor of the former senator and governor of Oregon.
Rome Scholarship for Study Abroad in Rome, University of Oregon, Scholarship
Promising Scholar Award, University of Oregon, Scholarship
Scholarship and graduate teaching fellowship awarded to graduate student who shows great promise upon admission.
Sapienza Scholarship, Scholarship
Founders Day Award, New York University, Award
Each year, a committee of artists and art educators selects an outstanding work of art from a graduating senior of New Canaan High School.