About Andrea Melgarejo de Berry
Andrea Melgarejo de Berry is a Teaching Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in the School of Architecture. She holds an undergraduate degree in Architecture from the Universidad Nacional de Asuncion, in Paraguay and a master’s degree in Architecture and Urban Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
She teaches beginning design studios and graduate studios at the School of Architecture at the University of Urbana-Champaign. Her academic interest is in the exploration and representation of different scales of architecture, seeking to improve livability of communities through the practice of thoughtful design and the making of it.
She became a licensed architect in Paraguay in 2008 and founded her own architecture and construction firm in Asuncion where she worked on a variety of building projects ranging in scales from interior and set design, to residential and commercial design. She continues to practice independently as well as in collaboration designing custom residential projects in Paraguay and in the US.
- Master of Urban Planning, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2014)
- Master of Architecture, School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2014)
- Bachelor of Architecture, Facultad de Arquitectura, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Paraguay (2007)
Teaching and advising
- Arch 274: Representation
- Arch 374: Junior Design Studio
- Arch 273: Strategies of Architectural Design
- Arch 574: Graduate Design Studio
- Arch 272: Strategies of Architectural Design
- Arch 271: Graphics for Architects
- Arch 199: Digital Representation
- Arch 373: Architecture in the City
- Arch 373: Architecture and the Landscape