Leonel is the Acting Academic Coordinator, SES at Pratt Institute’s School of Architecture, Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment in Brooklyn, NY. He brings his well-honed professional skills in sustainable planning, design, and architecture. He is committed to participatory, environmentally, and socially sustainable processes, particularly toward resilient and decentralized infrastructure solutions.

Passionate, idealistic, and dedicated, he is always willing to learn from a variety of stakeholders and environments. He believes in the power of architecture, design, and planning as a social and cultural instigator. As Leonel says, “Architects and planners should be agents of progress and enhancement. We are all in this together, so we need to start acting and working like it!”