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About Aurell Garcia Architects

Walter & Margaret

Walter has designed buildings throughout the Northeast, ranging in scale from college buildings at Simmons college, Harvard and MIT, to single-family homes. A significant number of his projects have focused on the restoration and adaptive reuse of historic structures. He enjoys working at all aspects and scales of design, including site and landscape, built-in furniture, lighting and color selection. Walter believes that the investigation of place and context, not style, should be the primary inspiration in determining architectural form, and like Mies, that “God is in the details.

Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Master of Architecture

Cornell University, College of Architecture

New York University, Bachelor of Arts

Growing up in Texas, where she earned her degrees in industrial engineering, interior design, and architecture, Margaret began her career designing the adaptive re-use of significant cultural, commercial and residential buildings in Dallas. After moving to New York City, as a project architect with the Lee H. Skolnick Partnership, her portfolio grew to include townhouse renovations, environmental centers, children's museums and houses of worship. Throughout her career, Margaret has been inspired by her interests in science and art, music and poetry, to craft spaces that resonate on a level beyond the purely utilitarian. 

University of Texas at Arlington, Master of Architecture

Texas State University, Bachelor of Science, Interior Design

Our combined portfolio, our body of work, reflects the care, rigor and close attention to scale and detail that Margaret and Walter bring to every project. Clients tell us that they appreciate the creativity and enthusiasm that we bring to the design process. Our intention is always to foster a collaborative relationship between our clients, the architectural team and the builder. We relish the challenge and opportunity to work with you on your next architectural project. 

"But now says the Once-ler, now that you're here, the word of the Lorax seems perfectly clear. UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."

-Dr. Suess

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