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Sonsoles Vela Navarro


ARCH 4930/6930 - Special Topics: Energy Modeling 

ARCH 2022/6022 - Second Year Studio

ARCH 2213/6213 - Building, Climate, Comfort 

ARCH 2223/6223 - Building, Climate, Comfort Lab


Sonsoles Vela Navarro holds a BArch from the University of Valladolid, a Master of Science in Architecture and Sustainable Environment from the University of Extremadura, a Master`s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Kühnel Business School, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Design and Digital Architecture from the San Jorge University. She is also a Certified Passive House Designer. Sonsoles is a practicing architect with almost 15 years of experience working alongside private clients and builders to develop architectural designs on residential, commercial, health care projects. Sonsoles is also a founder-partner of studioVRA and her work has been distinguished with several architectural awards, both design and built, and published in international architectural magazines.