Anabella Acevedo Peña

Anabella Acevedo Peña

New York, NY, US

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I am a highly creative and future-thinker professional with 4 years experience in public space and private  architecture projects, coordinating and organizing projects, in-situ problem-solving and community planning. Skills in traditional  architectural and BIM software, as well as in GIS, Python and GitHub to  facilitate geospatial analysis. Interested in city and landscape design and urban informality. Pianist and musician during leisure time.


The City College of the City University of New York - The School of Architecture, New York, NY, US, College Assistant

Tutored a class of 100 undergraduate students. Graded and commented papers and assignments of 20-student groups

Jan 2022 - Jun 2022

Minima Design Studio, Caracas, VE, Architect

- Introduced and advocated for the use of BIM in the firm
- Worked in architecture and interior design projects, drawings and construction documents.

May 2021 - Aug 2021

Fundacion Espacio, Caracas, VE, Architect

- Management, schedule, financial planning, and project execution of 11
tactical urbanism projects in spontaneous and planned settlements across the
city of Caracas, delivering finished product on-time and under-budget
- Worked directly with local communities, authorities, city agencies and others
to raise capital, perform workshops & supervise permits and approvals
- Designed and updated CCScity450 and Fundación Espacio webpages,
increasing user engagement.

May 2018 - Aug 2021

Grupo Attia, Bogotá, CO, Intern Architect

Developed complementary designs, write and compiled the documentation and
procedure manual of the Casa Nua project

Jan 2017 - May 2017


City University of New York (CUNY), City College of New York (CCNY), Manhattan, New York City, Masters, Urban Design

Master’s degree in Urban Design and Urban Planning.

Aug 2021 - Jun 2022

Universidad Simon Bolivar, Sartenejas, Caracas, BArch, Architecture

Undergraduate studies of Architecture

Sep 2012 - Jul 2018

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, CO, Architecture

International exchange to course one year of undergraduate studies.

Jan 2017 - Dec 2017


CCNY Graduate Research Symposium Merit Scholarship, Scholarship

Award given to the proposal "The Power of Air", the most outstanding and innovative postgraduate project in the 2022 CCNY Graduate Research Symposium


Spitzer History and Theory Travel Fellowship, Scholarship

Awarded to graduating students for research projects involving travel incorporating the study of architecture, landscape and urban design


Cum Laude, Honorable Mention

Honorific Mention conferred by Universidad Simón Bolívar to graduates as a recognition for obtaining an academic level of 4,60 points out of 5.


USB Dean's List, Award

Award granted by Universidad Simón Bolívar to students with a excellent participation in academic and extracurricular activities.


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