Lucia de Molina

Research Affiliates


Lucía received a Bechelor’s degree in Architecture at Universidad de Granada and a Master’s degree in Architecture, Graduate Program in Collective Housing at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid associated with ETH Zurich. She is currently a PhD student in architecture at Universidad de Granada and Visiting Scholar at Columbia University. She has collaborated as a Professor of Architecture during her affiliation at the TU Berlin as Visiting Scholar, as well as at Universidad de Sevilla and Universidad Católica de Quito, in Ecuador. She has participated in numerous international architecture seminars and published diverse papers about sustainable and resilient collaborative architecture. She has also worked in international projects alongside Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, and currently, with her architecture office.


Her Research Project “Collaborative architectures in the global city: sustainability and management systems in New York”, as a part of her doctoral thesis, has been awarded by the IX Research Scholarship in New York by RABASF and The Arquia Foundation. The aim of this research is to study how the implementation of technology in the use and control of space gives rise to new management systems, bottom-up, top-down and middle-out, that directly affect the sustainability of collaborative architecture such as coworking, cohousing and coliving.