Cristina is an architect. Prior to establishing her own practice in 2011, she worked for muf architecture/art on projects at a variety of scales, notably the redevelopment of Altab Ali Park in Whitechapel, part of the High Street 2012 initiative. Her first solo project, Folk in a Box, is the UK’s smallest performance venue and will feature as part of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2012.
Prior to working with muf, Cristina worked for Adams & Sutherland in London and the Lunuganga Trust in Colombo. she has taught at Kingston University, where she ran undergraduate studio 2.3, and has been a guest critic at London Metropolitan University, the University of East London, Syracuse University and the Ecole Speciale d’Architecture in Paris. She sits on the London Borough of Tower Hamlets Conservation & Design Panel.