Jessica Sánchez-Romero Dudley, Int'l Assoc. AIA
Architectural & Interior Designer
A registered architect in Peru, Jessica holds the International Associate AIA status in the U.S. Having launched her career at the Ricardo Palma University in Lima, Jessica received the Bachelor in Architecture in 2000. In 2001, she garnered 2nd place for the Design and Restoration of the Historic Casa Ucayali, prompting her interest in historic preservation. From 2004-2008, she worked with Garcia-Palacio Arquitectos and later with Enrique Palacio Arquitectos as a project manager/construction supervisor exclusive to Orient Express Hotels, Trains and Cruises. Marking her two greatest accomplishments for this high-end client are Nazarenas Hotel and Hotel Monasterio, each comprising a unique set of historic preservation challenges regarding renovations and additions to treasured Spanish Missionary structures. Jessica’s holistic involvement included interior design and furniture design for hotel dining and office spaces.
With this experience, Jessica paved her way as a designer in the U.S. Since arriving to Taos in 2007, she has worked as a furniture, casework, and freelance architectural designer on high-end residences. Since joining LDG in 2009, Jessica has lent her skills to a range of projects including Anansi Charter School (10,000sf add/renov. to 1950s residence, 2010); Enos Garcia Elementary (38,000sf add, 2011); and the Holy Cross Medical Office Building (38,000sf new construction, est. 2012). At LDG, she specializes in Schematic Design, Interior Design, Project Graphics and Assistant Project Management.Jessica’s other passions revolve around the outdoors including hiking, camping, kayaking, snowshoeing, and skiing with her husband, John, and son, Jacob. Jessica plans to formalize her training in Interior Design by pursuing a certificate in the field later this year.