María José Fuentes

María José Fuentes is an architectural designer at KieranTimberlake in Philadelphia, PA. Her professional interests include equitable design strategies, community integration, and the architectural performance of color. Her work has been featured in numerous online and print publications, including Pressing Matters, Metropolis Magazine, and A+D Magazine. She earned an MArch from the University of Pennsylvania where she completed her thesis on the architectural implications of color and authorship. She has won numerous awards for her work in writing, mentorship, and image-making, including the E. Lewis Dales Traveling Fellowship, the Weitzman School of Design Diversity Scholarship, and the Figure100 Competition by Metropolis Magazine.

María José was born in San Salvador, El Salvador and was raised in Houston, Texas. Currently based in Philadelphia, PA, she dedicates her work to her family, her friends, and her wonderful collaborators.

Self Portrait in Langford Architecture Building  / Photo Credit: Emily Majors
College Station, TX

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