Gabriel is a Chilean architect and urban designer based in New York City. Through collaborative research and practice, he seeks to develop design processes that amplify voices and narratives that transfer power to individuals and communities. He is currently based in NY where works as Project Manager at non-profit Asia Initiatives.
A graduate of the Architecture and Urban Design program at Columbia GSAPP, Gabriel has worked at One Architecture & Urbanism on coastal resiliency projects and the recent publication Building with Nature: Creating, implementing and upscaling Nature-Based Solutions. Recent work includes participatory design consulting for the Center for Court Innovation (CCI) under the Mayor ́s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety in NYC, and Postcards From The Border, a research project in El Paso-Ciudad Juarez region funded by the Columbia GSAPP William Kinne Fellows Traveling Prize. Gabriel is co-founder of Susuka, an architecture studio based in Chile and the local brand of Supersudaca in Santiago, whose work has been published internationally and included in the Chilean Pavilion at the 12th Venice Biennale of Architecture. He has previously worked at 51-1 Arquitectos and Llama Urban Design in Lima, Peru, and collaborated with AriztiaLab on Santiago Babylon, a research project for the 2017 XX Bienal de Arquitectura de Chile.