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, commercial and institutional buildings and master plans.
Ms. La Porta Drago is working on a new office tower for Mitsui-Fudosan in Tokyo. 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 YPF a 37-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, an office tower 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 Centro Municipal de Distrito Sudoeste, a municipal office complex and community center in Rosario, Argentina; a classroom building for Universidad Siglo 21 in Córdoba, Argentina; Torre Iberdrola, an office tower in Bilbao, Spain; Torre Costanera, an office tower in Santiago, Chile; 1900 K Street, an office building in Washington, D.C., USA; and the Cole Eye Institute at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Ms. La Porta Drago received a Master of Architecture from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Buenos Aires.