Idaliza is an architect with over 14 years of experience in a broad range of building types and levels of complexity with an expertise in learning environments. She received a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design and a M.Arch from the University of Puerto Rico. She worked for 10 years planning, designing and developing a vast number of projects for one of the largest private universities in Puerto Rico, The Ana G. Mendez University System (AGMUS). Idaliza played a key role from the initial phases of predesign through design and documentation, including managing the on-going process with the client and end-users to define and translate the needs into accomplished space designs.
She is highly skilled and experienced in the planning and execution of designs and provides a forward-thinking and knowledgeable approach in the development of complex projects. Her passion for architecture and her ability to accurately incorporate the client’s goals along with her thorough understanding of the learning environment has been part of the successful formula on her projects. Idaliza is always striving to innovate and improve the end-users experience while creating a strong value for clients and communities alike.
She is an advocate of good design and the value diversity brings to projects. In Puerto Rico, she was recognized by The San Juan Star Journal, as one of several Distinguished Women of 2007 in the Construction Industry. She was part of the AIA Dallas Emerging Leaders Program class of 2018. Her commitment to influence positively to both the community and the professional practice keeps her engaged as an active member to the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Idaliza is very passionate about art and the timeless quality of aesthetic in both art and architecture. She strongly believes good design comes from a big picture attitude and a collaborative approach.