Alberto Embriz de Salvatierra
Alberto Embriz de Salvatierra is a multilingual and bi-cultural polymath, artist, urbanist, and architect/landscape-architect-in-training. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University and is currently a dual-degree candidate for a Master of Landscape Architecture and an advanced post-professional Master of Design Studies in Urbanism, Landscape and Ecology at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. He has conducted academic-related travel and research in 23 countries over the last 6 years and his work has been featured in various publications including Cornell’s Association and GSD’s Platform. He has previously been an adjunct faculty for the Boston Architectural College's Summer Academy and a research assistant for the Waste-to-Energy Design Lab at the GSD. Alberto is currently the founding chairman of the Center for Civilization, an international think tank bridging connections between young professionals in various fields with the explicit purpose to facilitate collaborative projects and lively dialogues aimed at proffering improved paradigms for contemporary civilization.