Dengra joins KR Architecture Team As Architectural Designer

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KR Architecture & Interiors (, an Abington-based architectural firm, has announced that Natalia Dengra of Jersey City, N.J., has joined the professional team in the position of Architectural Designer.

In this role, she will work with KR Architecture & Interiors owner Krista Manna on designing and preparing architectural plans for the firm’s many projects.

A native of Argentina, Dengra earned her degree in architecture from the University of Mendoza, where her five-year program of studies included a thesis, “Sustainable Actions for Educational Buildings.”

Her experience includes residential work, healthcare, and educational design, among other disciplines. Her previous firms include Handel Architects,  SOM and Mancini Duffy, all in the greater New York City area. Her work included a residential tower with 414 units on 30 stories, a construction design set for the Waldorf Astoria Hotel’s bathroom and door packages, and the repurposing of a 190,000- square-foot, seven-story warehouse into an office building.

Dengra’s architectural experience also includes time in London at Reddy Architecture, where her work included both residential and office design. She also worked at Newman Architects in New Haven, Conn., and after graduating from college, Roberto Botti & Associates in Argentina.

“We are delighted to welcome Natalia to our team,” said Krista Manna, owner of KR Architecture & Interiors. With more than seven years experience working on residential, commercial, educational and healthcare projects in Argentina, the UK and here in the United States, she will be a tremendous addition to our growing firm. Natalia’s contributions will be of tremendous value to all of us.”