Silvia Hernandez is an architect at Greenplan SA, a branch of prolific international architectural firm Zürcher Arquitectos. With over two decades of experience in the field, Silvia specializes in landscape architecture. She is an expert in landscape design and master planning, and brings her unique creative touch into each project she undertakes. She focuses on the physical characteristics or each individual site, and listens to her client’s goals to synthesize both natural and constructed facets to create beautiful, functional, environmentally friendly and impactful spaces at an effective cost point.
After earning studying Architectural Drawing and Eduation at the Colegio Vocacional Monseñor Sanabria, Silvia became certified in AutoCAD, three-dimensional modeling and residential electrical installations. She launched her career as a draftsperson of several architects and engineers. In 2000 she launches her own architectural drawing company Harquitec with which she wins the contracts to work for ten consecutive years for the OEPI which is the executing agency for investment projects for the University of Costa Rica, and rose her way up the ranks in drafting at several other prestigious private firms. In 2008, she completed a Bachelor of Architecture from the Universidad de Costa Rica.
Outside of her work with Greenplan SA and Zürcher Arquitectos, Silvia also served on the faculty of the Universidad Hispanoamericana. Her work has been featured in numerous professional publications and magazines. She is passionate about the work that she does and the spaces she creates for her clients, and credits her success to perseverance and having a strong team. In addition to being a lifetime member of the ISFP, Silvia is a member of the Colegio Federado de Ingenieros y Arquitectos profesionales (CFIA) and the nonprofit ONG.
Silvia resides in San Jose, Costa Rica and speaks fluent English and Spanish. Outside of her professional endeavors, she enjoys a workout fitness lifestyle, swimming and travel.
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