Enthusiastic and highly motivated, Architectural Intern, Raquel, collaborates with project managers in the development of projects from schematic design to construction drawings. Sociable and skilled at establishing new connections and strengthening existing relationships she also applies her energy to marketing and social media.
As a socially oriented millennial, Raquel is eager to help rebuild cities and societies through architecture. Inspired by her studies on principles of large-scale positive social impact and environmental design strategies, she aims to start a non-profit that supports the creation of urban parks in Managua, Nicaragua. A work in progress, her goal is to engage communities by healing the urban fabric.
Born and raised in Managua, Raquel completed her Bachelor’s of Architecture at the Fay Jones School in Arkansas (2010). Now, at Gettliffe Architecture, Raquel is pursuing architecture licensure, while her global curiosity, and interest to experience new cultures and places also supports the firm’s international and ecotourism endeavors.