In practice for over a decade, Carolina, a Registered Architect and LEED Accredited Professional, has spent her career building experience through various design firms and projects. She began her professional career while attending the University of Houston, Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture.
In 2003, Carolina worked in Barcelona, Spain for the office of Enric Miralles + Benedetta Tagliabue (EMBT). While in Spain, she gained a passion for graphics and presentations and now greatly enjoys the early phases of design in projects.
For the past seven years, Carolina was a crucial member for the local architecture firm Boultinghouse Simpson Gates Architects. At BSG, Carolina collaborated on different building types of different scales and gained experience as a project manager working on all phases of architecture.
Today, Carolina is a founder and partner at ORANGE MADE, an architecture studio that explores the process and impact of design and construction of various building types, master planning and adaptive reuse of existing structures. Carolina believes that our clients’ ideas help motivate our solutions.
She has served on the Executive Board of the Rio Grande Valley American Institute of Architects Chapter as Secretary/Treasurer + Vice President and currently serves on the City of McAllen’s Building Board of Adjustments and Appeals.
Carolina was born in Cordoba, Argentina, grew up in Houston, Texas and now resides in McAllen, Texas. She enjoys time with her family and looks forward to making an impact in the Rio Grande Valley community through design.