Gaura ely

Architectural Designer

Gaura is inspired by how light and material drive experience. His interest in architecture started with an eagerness to design his atmosphere through spatial organizing. During his education Gaura became especially drawn to the building potential offered by Cross-Laminated Timber and the roll and influence of lighting design in architecture. Today, in addition to his work at FFA, he explores these passions through the design and manufacture of light fixtures and furniture.

Certifications / Memberships:

  • AIA Associate Member, 2019

  • Lighting Design Certificate, 2018


  • Master of Architecture: University of Washington, 2019

  • Bachelor of Design: University of Florida, 2016