Emilia Cabeza de Baca

Emilia Cabeza de Baca

Seattle, WA, US



Current Master of Architecture candidate focusing on Materials and Fabrication. I am a means based ethicist, from the minute the pen hits paper, the shovels hits the dirt, or my feet touch the floor in the morning- everything should be done with care and consideration.

Passionate about ethnobotany and Kurt Vonnegut.



Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO, US, Cafe Associate

Nov 2014 - May 2016

Design Within Reach Inc., Denver, CO, US, Studio Intern

Duties included maintaining inventory of samples and catalogues, contacting manufacturers or product distributors, creating plans and renderings of client homes for individuals and design teams, general office tasks.

Aug 2013 - Apr 2014


University of Washington, Seattle, WA, US, BArch, Architecture

Focus on Materials and Fabrication

Jan 2017 - current

University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Certification: Autodesk Building Performance Analysis

Aug 2013 - May 2017


Most Innovative Design, Award

In a competitive industrial design course focused on creating pieces out of reclaimed waste and sustainable practices, I was awarded "Most Innovative Design" for a vanity stool I created out of a salvaged base and concrete cushion formed from sustainable practices.


Dean's List, Award

For a 4.0 GPA, I was rewarded with a position on the Dean's List.


Areas of Specialization