Mercedes Gargallo

Associate, Arup

Mercedes is a highly accomplished professional in facades and building envelope design. She is a qualified architect with a Ph.D in Architectural Technology. With her comprehensive technical knowledge and understanding of façade systems, materials, and construction techniques, she has seamlessly translated the visionary designs of many prominent architects into reality while effectively incorporating technical requirements.

Her design management skills and commercial acumen ensure a harmonious balance between artistic aspirations and performance objectives. With a strategic mindset and problem-solving approach, she consistently identifies innovative solutions to optimise efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance overall project performance. Her exceptional work on Regent Street W4 with AHMM garnered the prestigious International Award for Façade Engineering Excellence in the Refurbishment category in 2016.

Mercedes’ excellent communication and collaborative abilities foster strong relationships with clients, stakeholders, and team members. She is committed to staying at the forefront of advancements in façade technology and sustainable practices to help shape the future of the built environment.

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