I am a Chilean architect
dedicated to field research oriented to the development of public policies on social housing and deprived neighbourhoods. I link this to school and university education projects with an interdisciplinary approach and active citizenship for the co-creation of the built environment. With 10 years of experience now I share my time between Santiago-Chile and Bristol-UK
I have worked in both academic and NGO settings, closely related to the private sector, local governments and ministries. I carry out research and projects mainly through fieldwork, with great flexibility to adapt to each environment and creativity to generate appropriate solutions, always together with people from other disciplines and backgrounds.
In the projects in which I have been involved I have worked with people from 3 to 90 years old, designing and implementing methodologies such as storytelling tours, meaningful neighbourhood maps, focus groups, group interviews, assemblable models, board games, design workshops, historical timelines, experiential theatre participation workshops.
Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity
London School of Economic and Political Science, London, UK.
Mixed Methods in Social Research
Universidad Alberto Hurtado;
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC); Santiago, Chile.
Research cluster that explores processes of growth of the city “inward”, recycling urban land without expelling its residents, integrating the logic of family organization and enhancing the collective dimension of housing and its capacity to produce the city. laboratorio9x18.arquitectura.uc.cl
Researcher and management support for projects on neighbourhood regeneration and social housing projects.
With the aim of strengthening the capacities of Chilean children and young people with the potential to manifest academic and creative talents, PENTA UC has created an educational space for extracurricular enrichment aimed at schoolchildren from 6th grade to 4th grade, whose abilities are located at the higher ends of the distribution in different fields of knowledge.
"Casa Compleja: Diseñando hogares para vidas diversas" "Complex House: Designing Homes for Diverse Lives". For children of 11 to 13 years old.
The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme brings activists and social change leaders from around the world to the London School of Economics' International Inequalities Institute to share knowledge and help build a fairer world.
Active year of Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity at London School of Economic and Political Science, London, UK.
Briarwood is a special school for pupils aged from 3 to 19 with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Autism (ASD) and children with Complex Needs. Many pupils come from the East central area of Bristol though some children come from other areas in the city; our pupils have a diverse mix of nationalities and languages.
Supply Learning Support Assistant
One-on-one work supporting students at Briarwood School.