Masters of Architectural History;
University of Virginia
Bachelor of Architecture, Mississippi State University
Ms. Solera’s professional career has focused on the planning and design of education facilities and historic restoration. She is highly regarded as an architect committed to both public service and advancing the cause of architecture. Lourdes holds the distinction of being a past president of the Miami Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, the first woman to grace this position since the 1940’s. She is a past member on the City of Miami Historic Preservation Board and currently sits on the Florida Board of Architects and Interior Design. Lourdes is a past recipient of the prestigious Florida AIA Pullara Award for outstanding service and the AIA Miami Silver Medal Award. She was elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects in 2012. These endeavors have been balanced with the application of her strong management skills, refined over time, on numerous public sector projects.
Lourdes has been an MCHarry Associates Principal since 2012 after beginning with the office in 1999.
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION: Florida Architect #14445, LEED Accredited Professional
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: American Institute of Architects, Society of Architectural Historians, Miami Design Preservation League, City of Miami Historic Preservation and Environmental Board, National Trust for Historic Preservation, LEED Accredited Professional