Marcela Olmos

Marcela Olmos

New York, NY, US

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I have just received a Masters Degree in Architecture from The Cooper Union and I am currently working as an Architectural Designer in New York City. I have been dedicated to Architecture for more than ten years; as a student, employee, and entrepreneur, both in Mexico and the United States focusing on architectural design, industrial design, architectural research, and architectural theory and history. 


SPAN Architecture, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Dec 2019 - current

Neil Logan Architect, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

May 2019 - Nov 2019

Architecture Archive, The Cooper Union, New York, NY, US, Archive assistant

Sep 2017 - Aug 2018

MDC Muebles de Concreto, Mexico, MX, Commercial director, Designer and Partner

I co-founded MDC Muebles de Concreto along with Santiago Jimenez Labora, a concrete design studio where I got to design by experimenting through new applications of concrete, which led to the opportunity of participating in many renowned Art Fairs in Mexico City, such as Design Week México and Zona Maco.

Jan 2014 - Sep 2017

Habitual Taller de Arquitectura, New York, Architect and Partner

I co-founded Habitual Taller de Arquitectura, an architecture firm, along with Santiago Jimenez Labora, Alvaro Araico, and Andres de la Garma. Here I got to explore my ideas and harness my creativity focusing on interdisciplinary design and intervening multiple-scale projects through design while learning the basics of running a business and developing teamwork and leadership skills.

Jan 2014 - Aug 2017

Central de Arquitectura, Mexico, MX, Architect

Jan 2012 - Sep 2013


The Cooper Union, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture MArch II

Sep 2017 - Sep 2018

Universidad Iberoamericana de la Ciudad de México, Mexico, MX, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2008 - May 2013

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