OUR MISSION IS TO HARNESS OUR CREATIVITY INTO A VIABLE SOLUTION

Women at tobacco farm in Mangochi District, Malawi. Photo: @urbanas2019

Women at tobacco farm in Mangochi District, Malawi. Photo: @urbanas2019

Associated Partnerships

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Professionals

Images tell a story, share a feeling and reveal information to your viewer.

Images Tell A Story

Rest assure we will incorporate beautiful imagery into your project so it stands out to the world.

ONGs

Our intuitive options allow you to quickly and easily customize your web site.

Interfaces Matter

Options are useless without a clear understanding of what they do. We include intuitive, easy to use options.

Institutions

No matter what screen size or device, your content will look amazing.

Looks Amazing

Your content matters most, and needs to be accessible anywhere, anytime. This happens with our framework.

Who we are.

Margarita Gómez Salas
Margarita Gómez SalasSenior Architect and Territorial Environmental Planner

Architect, Territorial Planner and Culture Manager holding an architecture and planning degree and a Master degree in culture management with broad international professional experience in Latin America, Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. She works as advisor, university lecturer, researcher and consultant.

  • Expertise in territorial environmental planning focusing on natural resources management, and planning for Climate Change
  • Wide experience in municipal and regional planning and policy elaboration and review
  • Deep knowledge on community management and capacity building and elaboration of guides and manuals
  • Specialization in Urban resilience building and Green infrastructure projects
  • Proficiency in the elaboration of planning instruments of heritage management and cultural projects
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of programmes and projects

Membership of professional bodies

  • Founding partner of desenho architecture, urban Planning and culture management, Mozambique (since 2009)
  • Registered architect at the Mozambican Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Mozambique (since 2010)
  • Lecturer at Escola Superior de Hotelaria e Turismo, Universidad Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique (2007-2011)

Certified lecturer at the Universidad Pedro Henriquez Urena in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (2016-2018)

Architect 93%
Designer 93%
Urban planner 86%
Umut Duyar-Kienast
Umut Duyar-KienastDr. Ing.
Urban and Regional Planner holding a Bachelor degree in Urban and Regional Planning, a Master degree in Environmental Design, and a Doctorate degree in Urban Planning with 15 years of working experience in international development and local government in Mozambique, South Africa, Germany, Kosovo and Turkey.

  • Expertise and experience in participatory planning methods, community action research and institutional learning processes, as well as Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Expertise and experiences in capacity building for local government in areas of participation, town planning and review of regulatory frameworks; implementation of workshops, preparation of manuals and guidelines.
  • Experience in consultancy, project design and management, including procurement and budget responsibilities.
  • Management skills including project development and management, result-oriented monitoring, intercultural communication, consultancy tools, participatory learning and action, capacity works.

She worked with a wide range of stakeholders including local and provincial government, national and international donors and civil society organisations in developing inclusive and equitable urban regeneration strategies. Since 2016 she is the resident advisor in the Safety Promotion through Urban Upgrading Programme in Pretoria, South Africa.

Membership of professional bodies:

Member of the Trialog e.V. Association for Scientific Research into Planning and Building in the Developing World.

Board Member of the I.S.I. e.V. Initiative Selbständiger Immigrantinnen.

Member of Chamber of Architects Berlin – as urban planner.

WordPress 96%
Web Design 85%

We Thrive Ourselves On Creativity, Intuition & Determination.

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We Are Creative

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We Have Intuition

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We Are Determined

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