Laura Santa Rodriguez

Laura Santa Rodriguez

Santiago de Cali, CO

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An urban designer, architect and researcher who carries deep interest in the development of sustainable urban strategies and solutions for contemporary cities focusing on public spaces and its social interaction. Five years of experience in collaboration of design and development of architecture projects of various scales. Holds a Masters degree in Architecture and Urban Design at Politecnico di Milano.



AMU, Bogotá, CO, Urban Designer

Support the formulation of a set of indicators that measures the development and progress of an urban public space in Cali, Colombia and its impact in the quality of life of the city.

Feb 2021 - current

Principio Attivo, Milano, IT, Internship in Urban Design

Support the design process and development of a residential restauration project in the city of Milano and collaboration in some architectural international contests.

Jun 2019 - Oct 2019

Planning Department of the Municipality, Santiago de Cali, CO, Architect - Urban designer

Architectural and urban design of various public space projects in diferent areas of the city of Cali, among which the “Aqueduct Park” and the “Renovation of the Historic Center´s platforms”. Support the realization and design of the booklet of typologies of interventions on the public space.

May 2017 - Aug 2018

Colectivo 720, Santiago de Cali, CO, Architect

Support architectural development of a variety of institutional projects of public interest such as “UVA La Imaginación” in Medellin, “Prototypes for 12 Kindergartens” for Bogota, District Cinemateque of Bogota, “District School El Volcan” in Bogotá, and “Ilumination of Castillo San Felipe” in Cartagena. Coordination and development of the ephimeral project “Colonia Infancia” for La Tertulia Museum; and collaboration in some architectural national and international contests.

Apr 2015 - May 2017

MRV Arquitectos, Bogotá, CO, Internship in Architecture

Support the design process and development of the project “Jardin Infantil del CCB”. Design and diagramation of the company’s webpage.

Jul 2014 - Jan 2015


Politecnico di Milano, Milano, IT, Masters, Architecture and Urban Design

Aug 2018 - Dec 2020

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Santiago de Cali, CO, BArch, Architecture

Jul 2010 - May 2015

Colegio Sagrado Corazón de Jesús, Santiago de Cali, CO, High School, High School

Aug 1997 - Jun 2010



Credito-Beca Colfuturo, Scholarship