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Fuster, Silvia

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Silvia Fuster, Masters in Architecture

FOUNDER | Vamos Architects

Biography:

Silvia Fuster received her Masters in Architecture from Harvard University and her Bachelors in Urban Planning and Architecture from Brown University.

She has led a variety of cultural and community- oriented adaptive reuse projects, including a 40,000 sf community center in Sunnyside, Queens in conjunction with the Robin Hood Foundation and a 35,000 square foot mixed-use headquarters building for an international fashion brand in the Meatpacking District in New York.

Silvia has taught summer design studios at Harvard University and Cornell University. She grew up between New York and her parents’ native Barcelona. She is a Member of the NYC Design Week Community-Oriented Programming Subcommittee and a Board Member of the Fundacio Medieval de Cardona, a Spanish foundation dedicated to preserving and promoting the cultural patrimony of Cardona, Spain.

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Education

2001 Harvard University Graduate School of Design Masters in Architecture
1996 Brown University Bachelors of Arts in Urban Studies Bachelors of Arts in Architectural Studies
1995 Columbia University School of Architecture, Planning, + Preservation The Shape of Two Cities Program in Urban Planning: New York/Paris
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TEACHING

2003 Cornell University Department of Architecture, The Three Dimensional City Program
2001 Harvard University Graduate School of Design Career Discovery Program

ADVISORY BOARDS

2013 – Present  NYC Design Week Present Community-Oriented Programming Subcommittee
1995 – Present  Fundacio Vila Medieval de Cardona, Cardona, Spain

EMPLOYMENT

2005 – 2007 WORK Architecture Company, New York, NY Project Architect, Project Planner
2004 – 2005 Robinson+Grisaru Architecture, Brooklyn, NY Project Architect
2002 – 2004 Venturi Scott Brown + Associates, Philadelphia, PA Project Manager