Development Design Specialist, Cinnaire Solutions

Liliana, RA, LEED ND, PMP joined Cinnaire in 2017 as part of the Detroit Revitalization Fellowship, a program of Wayne State University designed to attract and retain top level talent for Detroit organizations whose work has a focus on improving Detroit.

In her role as Development Design Specialist, Lily is responsible for massing studies, urban design assessments, community engagement, RFP proposals, research around public life and sustainable design practices. Lily spends her time engaging with community-based developers and stakeholders to identify and implement emerging real estate development strategies that support mixed-income neighborhoods to retain, expand and enhance housing and economic opportunities in the rapidly changing housing market.

Liliana has nearly 11 years of professional experience in architecture and urban design, working on projects ranging from single family homes to neighborhood plans, higher education, historic preservation, and mixed-use developments.

Liliana earned her B.S. in Architecture from the University of Texas at San Antonio, her Master of Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and her Master of Urban Design from the University of Michigan. She serves as Chair of the United States Green Building Council – Detroit Region and Co-Chair for ULI Michigan Pathway to Inclusion Committee.