Alicia Gomez Jimenez MLA '14
Alicia is a London-based associate at Gensler. A landscape architect and urban strategist who has practiced in Spain, the US, France, and the UK, her work includes the development of projects at different scales , all the way from strategic concept frameworks to construction detailing. Alicia´s interests rely on the interface between landscape, architecture, ecology, and anthropology, with a focus on delivering sustainable and culturally sensitive projects that engage well with their user communities.
While pursuing her studies in landscape architecture at the GSD, she worked as a research assistant at Exuma Lab, developing sustainable proposals for empowering local Bahamian communities. In addition, she received first prize in the Northeast Los Angeles (NELA) Placemaking Design Competition for her proposal to revitalize the Los Angeles river titled “Arroyo Seco Artcupuncture.” Alicia has been a visiting professor for the Master in Landscape Architecture program at Greenwich University, and is regularly invited as a guest critic at other London design schools. Since moving back to Europe , she has been very active in the Harvard Alumni community, acting for several years as the co-chair of the Harvard Club of the United Kingdom’s Young Alumni chapter.
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