Bren Gálvez-Moretti (b. Lima, Peru) is an architect, educator, and researcher. Bren is the founder of Kinship Architecture, a small practice dedicated to fostering positive interactions through the design of meaningful spaces. Bren has over 10 years of experience working on high-end residential architecture and interiors, large-scale mixed-use developments, and boutique hospitality design.
Previously, Bren was a lead designer at Architecture + Information, where she worked on innovative workplace environments. At RAAD Studio, she worked as Project Architect, bringing multiple residential and commercial projects to completion, and managing large scale hospitality projects. At Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, she focused on sustainable systems research for large scale buildings, as well as architectural design competition work. Other work includes design research with a focus on interactive technologies with The Meme in Boston and Smart Design in New York. Throughout her work, her attention has been focused on public space and other spaces for cultural exchange.
Bren is a licensed architect registered in the state of New York and Washington DC. She holds LEED accreditation in Building design and Construction from the U.S. Building Council. She earned a masters degree in Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and graduated summa cum laude from the University of California at Berkeley.