Isabel Manahl

Isabel Manahl

Houston, TX, US



An individual with strong intellectual, organizational, and interpersonal skills, as well as a passion for teaching, seeking an entry-level position as an architectural designer/junior designer.

Positive and enthusiastic personality bringing forth educational years of experience in planning, drafting, developing, and implementing exceptional architectural/spatial designs. Committed to producing high-quality details and projects. Vast architectural/art history knowledge with academic job experience.

In my downtime, I love to source vintage furniture/decor, read the occasional fantasy novel, and take my two little dogs (Kiwi & Pickle) on fun adventures. 

Email: [email protected]



Texas Tech College of Architecture, Lubbock, TX, US, Lecturer

Invited for a full-time faculty position for the academic year of 2022-2023. Taught classes such as 2nd yr. Design Studio III, 2nd yr. Architectural Representation III, 1st yr. Architectural Representation II, 2nd yr. Architectural Representation IV, and Co-Coordinated 1st yr. Design Studio. This is a 9-month contract that ends in June.

Aug 2022 - Jun 2023

RH, Corte Madera, CA, US, Design Associate (Remote/Part-Time)

Worked on various North American Gallery projects for Restoration Hardware. Was tasked with schematic design, spatial planning, rendering, presentation preparation, and millwork. This position was remote with an average of a 30 hr work week.

Aug 2022 - Apr 2023

RH, Corte Madera, CA, US, Architectural Design Intern

In-person position at the RH Headquarters. Attended client meetings, design meetings, and real estate meetings while working in a collaborative environment. Worked closely with the Architecture Design department and the Real Estate Department.

Jun 2022 - Aug 2022

RISD, Providence, RI, US, Architecture Department Office Assistant

The reliable point of contact for the students, faculty, and staff in the architecture department. Greet, assist, and direct office visitors to their respective locations. Design skills needed for graphic poster content creation.

Jul 2021 - Jun 2022

RISD, Providence, RI, US, Program Assistant to Modern Architecture

In charge of curating a new archive for the re-structuring of the Modern Architecture course at RISD. Research and organizational skills are demonstrated to help achieve a more inclusive program.

Sep 2020 - Jun 2022

Texas Tech University - College of Architecture, Lubbock, TX, US, Student Recruiter

Assistant to recruitment, Visitors Center and Marketing Team to provide information and assistance to campus visitors, event attendees, prospective students and their families.

May 2019 - Dec 2019

Texas Tech University - College of Architecture, Lubbock, TX, US, World History of Architecture Professor's Assistant

Attended class lectures and help aid the professor, Dr. Clifton Ellis, during the class period. Graded course material and tests while setting up tutorial times for students to ask for help on their assignments.

Aug 2018 - Dec 2019


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2020 - Jun 2022

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2016 - Dec 2019

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