Senior Urban Planner and Designer
Margarita has over twenty years of professional experience in urban design, planning, and architectural design. Her field of knowledge and expertise is focused on sustainable design, community development, and resilience. Recent work includes urban design strategies for revitalization and placemaking, neighborhood planning strategies for historic preservation, smart growth zoning and design standards, and architectural design for multi-modal transit stations. Margarita completed her studies of architecture in Venezuela before obtaining her Master of Architecture in Urban Design at Harvard University in Boston, and she is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. She also teaches sustainable urbanism at Boston Architectural College and architectural design at Wentworth Institute of Technology.