Susana La Porta Drago AIA, LEED AP

Senior Associate Principal

Susana La Porta Drago joined the firm in 1992. She has been a design team leader and a project manager for office towers, residential, commercial and institutional buildings and master plans.

Ms. La Porta Drago is working on a new mixed-​use tower in San Francisco that is adjacent to PCPA’s Transbay Transit Center and on an international airport in Tucumán, Argentina. She had a leading role on several office towers in Buenos Aires: Edificio República, a 20-​story multi-​tenant office tower; Torre BankBoston, a 29-​story bank headquarters; Torre YPF37-​story energy company headquarters, and Torre Macro, a 28-​story bank headquarters. She also worked on Maral Explanada, a residential development in Mar del Plata, Argentina and Torre Sevilla, a mixed-​use development in Seville, Spain.

Her master plan experience includes Ciudad Agrícola, a 4-​hectare office campus in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Universidad Siglo 21, a 160-​hectare university campus in Córdoba, Argentina; Universidad del Norte Santo Tomás de Aquino, a 36-​hectare university campus in Tucumán, Argentina; and Abandoibarra, the 30-​hectare riverfront area that includes the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain.

Ms. La Porta Drago also collaborated on the design and management of several projects. These include a new office tower for Mitsui Fudosan in Tokyo; Yinji Plaza, a mixed-​use development in Zhengzhou, China; Star Harbor International Center, a mixed-​use development in Shanghai, China;; Torre Iberdrola, an office tower in Bilbao, Spain; Torre Costanera, an office tower in Santiago, Chile; Centro Municipal de Distrito Sudoeste, a municipal office complex and community center in Rosario, Argentina; 1900 K Street, an office building in Washington, D.C.; and the Cole Eye Institute at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

Ms. La Porta Drago received a Master of Architecture from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Buenos Aires.