Gerdo Aquino FASLA

CEO & Principal, SWA

Gerdo Aquino is the Chief Executive Officer of SWA, a studio-based design firm that has worked strategically in over 60 countries nurturing a critical dialogue of urbanism integrating principles of design, ecology and technology into a robust public infrastructure for people. Aquino is an accomplished professional and academic whose focus on the public realm heightens his position on the importance of collaborative decision-making between communities, city agencies and consultants. Recently Gerdo completed Phase I of the Sava Promenada in Belgrade, Serbia; the San Jacinto Plaza in El Paso, TX, and Milton Street Park along the Ballona Creek in Los Angeles.


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