Gabriela Garcia

Gabriela Garcia

New York, NY, US

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Creative and dedicated Architectural Designer, bringing forth valuable experience in high-end projects, and a passion for designing healthier interiors. Organized, detail-oriented, and a self-started. 


Livin, Monterrey, MX, Interior Architectural Designer

Concept Development, Architecture and Interior Design, 3D Modelling, Construction Drawing, Detail Improvement, Interdisciplinary Coordination, Project Management, Site Control, and Supervision.
> Delivered over 90 high-end/luxury commercial and residential projects.
> Trained 4 interns in the past 2 years.
> Led the design team on concurrent live projects.
> Managed communication between 15 different contractor teams.
> Completed 2 international projects.
> Responsible for financial reports and budgeting.

Aug 2017 - current


The New School, Online, Certification in Healthier Materials and Sustainable Buildings

This 4-course online learning program explains the relationship between building materials and the human body and how the choices we make as designers can change people’s lives. The first course in the program gives an introduction to human health and the effects of toxics on our bodies, material basics and what contributes to indoor environment air quality. Course 2 presents toxicity and hazards and the impact of green chemistry on innovation in the chemical industry. Course 3 outlines the paths to designing healthier built environments, from defining health and project goals to finding healthier products. Finally, in Course 4 the discussion surrounds the creation of a framework to facilitate the implementation and execution of healthier products, enabling change making and changemakers!

Jun 2019 - current

Columbia University, Online, Specialization in Construction Management

Jun 2019 - current

tec de monterrey, Monterrey, MX, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

> Cátedra Orange: Real-estate workshop, which aim was to develop a mixed-use complex along with its financial projections.
> Cátedra U-Calli: Real-estate development workshop, which aim was to design a house-model for one of their developments.
> Cátedra Escala: Project Management workshop, which aim was to plan and manage an architectural project.
> Tlatelolco Model: Architecture model of the Tlatelolco Building, designed by Mario Pani, for the exhibition Architecture in Process.

Jan 2012 - May 2019