People

Elise Chelak

Portland

Colleges You’ve Attended and Degrees Earned
Bachelor of Architecture (Syracuse University)

Top 3 Places You’ve Traveled
Italy, Upstate New York, and a toss-up between Barcelona and Budapest

Hobbies
Yoga, sketching, visiting museums, and exploring new places by foot

Architectural Influencers
Jan Gehl, Roberto Burle Marx, PORT Urbanism

Car, Bike, or Bus (or Feet)
Feet

Fondest Childhood Memory
Summers spent at the Jersey Shore with family

Your Past (or Present) Nickname
My family calls me E and my hometown friends call me El Chel

Time of Day You’re Most Creative
Right after my morning cup of coffee

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