Welcome to UW, Raquel Woo

Raquel Woo has joined the UW family. Welcome Raquel!

Raquel joins Urban Works as a Project Architect. Her work experience includes retail, tenant improvement, commercial, education, and historic preservation projects with firms in Honolulu, Boston, and Seattle. After living in Seattle for nine years, she is excited to be back in Honolulu serving the communities of her hometown and state.

Raquel earned her Doctor of Architecture degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2011. Inspired by her lifelong affinity for creative people and places, her doctoral dissertation looked at the significance of arts and cultural districts in fortifying regional identity and offered ways for creative communities to steward their built environments through changing times.