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Jessica S Barrera


As the other co-founder of the firm, Jessica is the Principal and Creative Director of Deforma Studio. With strong creativity and analytic abilities, Jessica provides insight and design direction at the conceptual phase of all residential, hospitality and interiors projects undertaken.  Her 18 years of experience in architecture extend through a wide range of projects including high-rise residential and commercial buildings, boutique and resort hotels, convention hotels, and several mixed use and residential projects throughout the Americas.  Jessica’s designs and collaborations include the development of LEED certified hospitality projects in Washington DC, Costa Rica and the Turks and Caicos as well as the design of luxury spa facilities in Miami, Florida and the Caribbean.  Jessica grew up outside of NYC in Connecticut and draws design inspiration from her studies abroad and travel throughout Japan, Southeast Asia and Europe.  She holds a BA in Art and Architectural History from Tulane University and a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.

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