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Genesis Baque

Project Designer

Genesis joined The Brooklyn Studio in January 2021. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Architecture and a minor in Fine Arts from The City College of New York in 2020. Her strengths include attention to detail, effective graphic communication, and creative problem-solving.

Prior to The Brooklyn Studio, Genesis interned at FXCollaborative, where she worked on the design of the Penn Station reconstruction plan, NYU Langone Health offices, and several high-end residential towers. These experiences increased her knowledge of sustainable design and user experience.

Genesis is associated with the AIA, WX NYC, and the CCNY alumni committee.

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?

Crystal blue waters and mountains.

What is your greatest fear?

Forgetting part of my speech.

What is your greatest extravagance?

My hair stylist.

What talent would you most like to have?

I’d love to be a good singer.

What is your favorite color?

Mustard.

What is your favorite virtue?

Compassion.

Which living architect or designer do you most admire?

Zaha Hadid. (She’s still alive in my heart.)

Which dead architect or designer do you most admire?

Antoni Gaudí.

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

The story it tells.

What is your favorite type of project to work on?

A beautiful project.

Who is your favorite author?

Louise Hay.

Who is your hero of fiction?

I don’t think I have met one yet.

Who is your favorite artist?

Pablo Picasso.

What is your most treasured possession?

My memories with family.

Where would you like to live?

Positano, Italy.

What quality do you most admire in others?

Patience.

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

Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda and You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay.