ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER +
Ariel joins with a background in residential, high rise commercial, and national federal buildings that informs all documentation phases from Schematic Design to Construction Administration. She shares knowledge in a myriad of platforms such as ArcGIS, Autodesk, Lumion, Rhino, and Adobe. In addition, Ariel utilizes programming plugins such as Dynamo and Grasshopper to establish environmentally cautious design solutions lead by wind, solar, and ashrae calculations. Her interest in Architectural Technology allows her to explore and exercise endless levels of optimization in problem solving.
Recognized as a Student Board Leader, and given a Special Achievement Award, Ariel sits as a member of Northern Virginia Community College's (NVCC) architectural review panel for students in mid/final architectural pin-ups. A recipient of an Initiative in Civic Engagement and Equity (ICEE) scholarship, she is passionate about causes that support affordable housing, urban equity and food access. Born in Chicago, she also enjoys basketball season with the Bulls. A devout blues, classic rock, and jazz fan, she rises and rests to Leonard Cohen, while chasing Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, & Elton John concerts. She doesn't own a T.V. (or an Iron), and instead receives her inspiration from foreign film screenings & plays, running daily, and gardening.