The True Purpose of Architecture | Anna Salamera | TEDxXavierSchool

Once filled with distaste for the mathematics during her high school days, architect Anna Salamera shares her advocacy of using her quirk for meticulous detail and usage of grids to cater to her clients’ preferences – making them feel appreciated through her projects. As an architect at Atlas Real Estate, Anna, or Baj, Salamera approaches her craft with meticulous detail and specificity using tools like grids and mathematical ratios to ensure everything fits perfectly to her prescribed descriptions.

However, paired with her expertise on the utilization of complementary materials—such as cold concrete and warm wood—Anna dreams to make her clients feel appreciated through designs that cater to their every need and preference. In doing so, she promotes the idea of dialogue between a space and its users, both tailor-fit to be perfect for one another.

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