Published: April 29, 2021

Gerardo Mario Grajales, an architecture major from Colombia, plans to return to Colombia after completing an architecture project in Boulder.

Gerardo Mario GrajalesThank you!

Tell us about your involvement and/or student leadership roles in and/or outside of ENVD.
Currently doing an architecture internship in Boulder.

What inspired you to come to ENVD when choosing your school?
The integration of nature into design theory.

What is one of the greatest experiences or lessons from your time at CU Boulder that you'll carry with you into the next chapter of your life?
The tranquil silence of ENVD at 4 am the day of the final pin-up.

Based on what you know now, what is your best piece of advice for other students?
Develop an intellectual relationship with professors.

Describe one of your favorite memories.
Always forgetting my clicker in Paul's lecture.

What are your plans beyond graduation?
Finish my architecture project in Boulder before returning to Colombia.