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Cristina Gomez

Project Manager

Cristina joined The Brooklyn Studio in the spring of 2019. Previously, she was the Interim Design Director for WHAA in Miami. At WHAA, Cristina worked on residential, commercial, and multi-family projects that fueled her passion for creating meaningful spaces.

Cristina received a Master of Architecture from Florida International University. Her graduate thesis focused on the effects of sea level rise in the architectural fabric of New York City and Miami. She has served as the Graphic Design Chair for the AIAs.

Originally from Miami, Cristina is a true foodie and enjoys live music in her free time.

The Proust Questionnaire

Taking inspiration from a popular nineteenth-century parlor game, we sat down with each member of our team and asked them a few questions about their inspirations and aspirations.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

It’s about the journey, not the destination.

What is your greatest fear?

All my house plants dying.

What is your greatest extravagance?

Traveling, whether it's short weekend trips or long vacations.

What talent would you most like to have?

To play the cello. I’ve always wanted to play Bach: Cello Suite No.1 in G Major.

What is your favorite color?


What is your favorite virtue?


Which living architect or designer do you most admire?

Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron.

Which dead architect or designer do you most admire?

Zaha Hadid.

What is the trait that you most appreciate in a building?

The foyer or vestibule of a residence. It sets the tone of the rest of the building.

What is your favorite type of project to work on?


Who is your favorite author?

J.K. Rowling.

Who is your hero of fiction?

Harry Potter.

Who is your favorite artist?

Salvador Dalí.

Which historical figure do you most identify with?

Ellen Ochoa and Frida Kahlo.

What is your most treasured possession?

My grandmother's locket.

Where would you like to live?

Villa de Leyva, Colombia.

What quality do you most admire in others?

Reliability and trustworthiness.

Stranded on a desert island, you have two books in your possession. What are they?

A sketchbook and a Sudoku workbook.