Mercedes Corbell is the Principal and lead architect of Studio Saha. She is a graduate of UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design. She is the heart and soul of a company that has been designing sophisticated and welcoming homes, apartment renovations, commercial spaces, and hotel renovations for close to thirty years.
Mercedes ran her firm, Mercedes Corbell Design + Architecture based in Oakland, California until leaving in 2011 for close to six years working in the Middle East. She worked in Libya, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates doing project and design management, urban design, and sustainability consulting. She loved the experience and maintains close ties with friends and former colleagues, as well as an active interest and exploration of the history and culture of the region.
Mercedes Corbell is a LEED AP and licensed architect in the states of California (C28967) and Arizona (67039). She is a member of the American Institute of Architects, Build it Green, and USGBC.