Luisa Ayala
Luisa Ayala
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Luisa Ayala is an Architectural Designer and a visual artist based in Toronto, Canada; born in Caracas, Venezuela.

She received a Bachelor of Architecture at Universidad Central de Venezuela, and subsequently a Canadian equivalent diploma issued by the Canadian Architectural Certification Board. She is a member of the Ontario Association of Architects -IAP- and, the Toronto Society of Architects. 

Her architectural work has been accomplished in association with several firms in Canada including Architecture Counsel Inc., Carson Woods Architects Ltd., Stanford Downey Architects, McMillan Associates Architects, API Architects, ARAE, and KORP Interior Design in Venezuela. Her collaborative work includes the design of a variety of custom homes, condominiums, hotels, a healthcare facility, recreational hubs, energy plants, automobile dealerships, and several airports including Quito International Airport.

Luisa's art practise is defined as an infinite exploration of creativity expressed in a wide variety of media, a continuing exercise that balances her architectural endeavour. Building tridimensional objects, as well as video & photography, are her main media of expression. She also designs and leads educational art programs for non-profit organizations to embrace the participation of communities into art exhibitions and festivals. 

Her volunteer work has included structuring and developing collaborative art work for residents of Street Havens Emergency Shelter in Toronto along with Pulp reclaimed materials Art & Design, and Architecture for Humanity.

In her spare time, she enjoys outdoors activities, specially kiteboarding, snowboarding, biking, swimming and running.

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