About Andrea Melgarejo de Berry
Andrea Melgarejo de Berry is a Teaching Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She holds an undergraduate degree in Architecture from the Universidad Nacional de Asunción, in Paraguay and master’s degrees in Architecture and Urban Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Her career and educational interests have always been in the exploration 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 Asunción. She works independently as well as in collaboration with other architects on a variety of building projects ranging in scale from interior design to commercial, residential, and planning design and construction. She also participated in several design competitions and curated numerous exhibitions. Her current work focuses on teaching design classes at the undergraduate and graduate level at the Illinois School of Architecture, as well as practicing architecture designing and building projects in the US and Paraguay.
- 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 (Spring 2019)
- Arch 374: Junior Design Studio (Spring 2019)
- Arch 273: Strategies of Architectural Design (Fall 2018)
- Arch 574: Graduate Design Studio (Fall 2018)
- Arch 272: Strategies of Architectural Design (Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018)
- Arch 271: Graphics for Architects (Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017)
- Arch 199: Digital Representation (Fall 2014, Spring 2015)
- Arch 373: Architecture in the City (Spring 2015)
- Arch 373: Architecture and the Landscape (Fall 2014)