Isabel Oyuela-Bonzani

Isabel Oyuela-Bonzani (B.Arch. '16) has taught the Design I and II studios for Cornell's Bachelor of Architecture program and is currently teaching architecture classes at Cornell in Rome. Her research focuses on architecture's role within globalization and the development of "place" in relation to modernity, tourism, and varying notions of history. She has conducted research on the subject in Peru, Colombia, Thailand, and China. She has worked for architectural offices in both New York City and San Francisco and is currently coleader of a multi-phase development project in Guangxi Province, China.

Oyuela-Bonzani holds a bachelor of architecture and minor in anthropology from Cornell University.

Classes (Selected)

  • ARCH 1120 Foundations in Architecture Design Studio
  • ARCH 3420 Architectural Field Studies
  • ARCH 3520 Portfolio Development

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships (Selected)

Honorable mention, Green Academy Young Architects International Competition, Bologna, Italy (fall 2016)

Exhibitions and Presentations (Selected)

  • Redefining Social Protest and Reclaiming Identities, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York (December 2016)
  • Guest lecturer for DA League "Constraints" symposium, New York City (February 2016)
  • Where Are The Women? Gender Inequality Within Architecture, Sibley Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (March 2017)