Estrella Amador




Visiting Student, Cornell University

Arquitecto, Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura, Universidad de Sevilla



Office Building of the Future

2014 AIA Northern Virginia Award of Merit

Columbia Hills

2019 ULI Washington, Real Estate Tends Award, Excellence in Affordable Housing

Estrella Amador joined KGD in 2011 and has been responsible for the development of many conceptual designs. She tirelessly translates creative ideas into successful designs and rigorously works to maintain design intent through all the project phases.  She places value on contextual architecture in the development of facades and elevations for her projects, which have recently included The Springs and Columbia Hills for the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing.

Estrella contributes to the leadership of the firm by serving on the Standards Committee, developing and implementing standards for client’s presentations, boards and visual communication in general.  When she has free time, she devotes it to travel and the outdoors and is an avid bike rider.

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