Perla Muller, a Bachelor of Architecture candidate at the BAC, hails from the Dominican Republic and Panama, where she lived until moving to the United States at the age of 15.
Before transferring to the BAC, Perla studied architecture at Miami Dade College, where she received her Associate's Degree at an accelerated rate. Before moving to Massachusetts, she was awarded the Presidential Service Award for completing more than 100 volunteer hours at Habitat for Humanity in a year. She thoroughly enjoyed her work and giving back to the community.
In Summer 2011 she worked as an intern in Dallas, TX at the Department of Veteran Affairs in the Engineering Department assisting with construction documents. Perla was responsible for space planning of a mental health dormitory for homeless veterans. Perla travelled to Havana, Cuba in spring 2012 as part of an advanced architecture Long Studio team, and won the Cuba Long Studio Sketchbook Award.
Perla served as Atelier Secretary for the 2012-2013 academic year. She also served as an Atelier Student Representative in 2011-2012. In Fall of 2012, Perla was awarded the Segment I Portfolio Award, and in 2013, she was awarded the A. Anthony Tappé Fontainebleau Prize.
She is currently a Construction Administration Assistant at John Moriarty & Associates.