Mariela Hernandez

Mariela Hernandez

Philadelphia, PA, US



I will soon graduate from the University of Pennsylvania with my MArch degree and a certificate in Urban Design. I have strong interest in community-oriented design, city-planning and public space design.


KSS Architects, LLP, Philadelphia, PA, US, Summer Intern

- Modeled (BIM) construction details for Educational facilities
- Curated multiple options for interior layouts, lighting design and facade elevations
- Participated in design charrettes for an infrastructural project and a public street installation (PARKing Day)

May 2018 - Aug 2018

Cooper Robertson, New York, NY, US, Summer Intern

- Shadowed Project Architect during CD phase of St. Louis Arch Museum
- Compiled research & presentation documents for Georgia State University campus site planning
- Created 3D modeled facade studies, & diagrams for a Brooklyn residential high-rise project
- Collaborated on competition for Miami Baywalk/Riverwalk site planning re-design & branding project

May 2017 - Aug 2017

[STRANG] Architecture, Miami, FL, US, Apprentice Architect

- Assisted in management of Design Development & Permitting of 4 residences
- Produced Bidding & Construction Documents of 2 residences
- Gained experience in site visits and provided detailed field reports.
- Awarded "Most Progressive" as part of [STRANG] + FLOS USA team in FIU competition (Festival of the Trees)

Jun 2014 - Jun 2016


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, MArch, Architecture

Jul 2016 - current

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Jun 2010 - May 2014

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