MARINA KHOURY, AIA, LEED AP DUANY PALTER-ZYBERK Senior Planner
Marina Khoury is a licensed Architect and Project Manager at the firm of Duany Plater-Zyberk and Company (DPZ), Architects and Town Planners. She joined DPZ as a Project Manager in 1997. Prior to that, she worked as an architectural designer for the firm of Portuondo Perotti Architects in Coral Gables, Florida. Marina Khoury received two Masters Degrees, in Architecture and Urban Planning, in 1992 from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Prior to her graduate studies in the United States, Ms. Khoury attended the “Ecole Speciale D’Architecture” in Paris, France. She was appointed to the City of Miami’s Urban Development Review Board in 2001. She taught as an Adjunct Professor at the Design and Architecture High School (DASH) for six years and has been a member of their Advisory Board for the past three. She is also an active member of the Buena Vista East Historic Neighborhood Association.
EDUCATION Master of Architecture, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1992 Master of Urban Planning, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1992 Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1989 “Deuxieme Cycle D’Architecture”, Ecole Speciale D’Architecture, Paris, France 1988
REGISTRATIONS Registered Architect (Florida) LEED AP
MEMBERSHIPS Congress for New UrbanismAmerican Institute of Architects.
REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS Liberty Harbor North, Transportation-Oriented Development, Jersey City, New Jersey Project Manager for this 80-acre brownfield site in Jersey City exemplifying the principles of the New Urbanism. The project has high-density housing, multiple transit connections and pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use streetscape. Voted the State of New Jersey’s best new development of 2001 by the American Planning Association, this project is a textbook model for healthy urban growth. It boasts dramatic views of Lower Manhattan and the Statue of liberty. A new light rail will provide two stops in the neighborhood, and a water taxi offers convenient access to Lower Manhattan.
Upper Rock, Transportation-Oriented Development, Rockville, Maryland Project Manager for a new dense mixed-use neighborhood one mile from the Shady Grove Metro and within walking distance of a proposed light rail stop. Within this 20-acer site an eight-story LEED-Silver office building is nearing completion in the
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