Gabriela Degetau Zanders

Areas of Interest
Civic Participation, Climate Change, Community Development, Community Planning and Economic Development, Environmental Planning, Environmental Planning and Management, Feminism, Food Systems, Graphic Representation, Health, Land Conservancy, Landscape, Landscape Architecture and Natural Systems, Landscape Photography, Public Art, Social Equity, Social, Inclusion, and Diversity Planning, Sustainability, Urban Agriculture, Urban Design, Visualization, Water Conservation


2020 - 2022
Master of Science in Architecture Studies (SMArchS), Urbanism, MIT SA+P
2014 - 2019
Bachelor of Architecture, University of Houston

Professional Experience

2020 - 2020
Architectural Intern, EMBT, Barcelona, Spain
2018 - 2019
Designer, Research Assistant, CDRC, Houston, USA
2018 - 2018
Architectural Intern, Huitt Zollars, Houston, USA


- 2020
Houston 2020 Visions, promising practice, AIA Houston
- 2020
Academic Excellence Scholarship, 2020 Hines Internship
- 2019
Super Jury: Architecture design award second place, University of Houston
- 2018
2018 Texas Student Biennial, selected work, AIA, Houston
- 2017
College finalist, Photographer’s Forum 2017


- 2018
Vertical Summer Program, University of Houston
- 2018
Trajectories + Intersections, NOMAS
Floods, CDRC-University of Houston