Janet Gonzalez
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Location: Houston, TX, USA
School: University of Houston
Major: Architecture

Janet Gonzalez

Houston, TX 77023

Bachelor of Architecture / University of Houston Aug. 2015 - May 2020
Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design
Minor: World Cities
Overall GPA: 3.5

Texas A&M Transportation Institute / Student Technician June 2019 - Dec. 2019
Deployed pedestrian counters for the Houston Memorial Park Conservancy to study the usage of paths and trails, and formulated a report which showed peak hour usage.
Gathered data for quarterly HOV counts that will help TxDOT determine new traffic solutions for U.S. 59, I-10 and I-45.
Collected manual pedestrian data of the usage of sidewalks in Downtown
San Antonio.
Forever 21 / Sales Associate, Cashier June 2018 - Dec. 2018
Trained new employees for cashier positions.
Received recognition for top sales of the Forever21 credit card.

Senior studio in Bogotá, Colombia Jan. 2019 - May 2019
Studied the use of Carrera Septima to offer an exhibit space, permanent and temporary, as well as a commercial and recreational activities space.
Proposed a YWCA at the intersection of Carrera Septima and Calle 22 as an addition to an existing colonial building.
Gathered site documentation with a team of 15. Documented the form, and use of the street to then find relationships between the site and Colin Rowe’s writing “Collage City”.
Developed a thesis that informed the important relationship of culture and the built environment.
Senior studio / Artificial Landscape at Galena Park, TX Aug. 2019 - Dec. 2019
Researched the challenges of climate change on a global scale and site scale. The purpose of the project was to provide a cleaner environment for the 11,000 people that live in Galena Park and that have to endure the pollution caused by refineries along the Houston Ship Channel.
Designed an urban framework plan with a team of four.
Spoke to local people of the community to understand the issues of the neighborhood and responded to those in the urban framework by providing affordable housing, a sports complex, an agriculture center, and a resilience center.

Auto CAD
Microsoft Excel

3D Modeling
Physical model making
Laser Cutting
Layout Design
Bilingual (Spanish)

Cum Laude Honors
Dean’s List :
2 Semesters

Revit, AutoCAD, Rhino, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign