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Ileana Schinder, AIA, LEED AP


Ileana Schinder is an architect in Washington, DC. She graduated with a Bachelor’s in Architecture from Universidad Nacional de Cordoba (Argentina, 2000) and a M.A. in Communications from the American University (Washington DC, 2006)

Inspired to become an architect at the age of four by playing with Lego on the floor, she remains motivated to design houses of all sizes 40 years later. Since opening her architecture studio in 2014, with creativity and innovation, she has designed additional dwelling units that create new spaces for clients and their families to thrive. As part of her efforts to educate the public on housing issues, Ileana has also written in blogs and held sessions to inspire and promote innovative models of home.

She is the author of "Housing for Humans: A book to Imagine, Create and Design a New Housing Model in America" (Paperback, October 2021)

Ileana was born and raised in Argentina. She lives in Washington, DC with her family.


2023 NAR NXT,
The REALTOR® Experience

November 14-16  Anaheim, CA

Anaheim Convention Center

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