Candelaria Mas Pohmajevic

Associate Director at Resilient Cities Catalyst;

Gowanus Oversight Task Force member

Candelaria is an architect and urban designer at Gehl. She is committed to creating urban responses that address the climate crisis through an inclusive, people-centered approach. To achieve long-term resilience, she believes that it is crucial to integrate people’s perspectives, ecosystems and climate-sensitive infrastructures in the design process. Her experience across cities in Argentina, Mexico, Italy, and the US has shaped her passion for understanding diverse cultural-ecological characteristics and celebrating them through design. She holds a Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University, where she received the Prize for Excellence in Urban Design and serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Urban Design.