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Ana Gatóo is a Teaching Associate at the Department of Architecture at Cambridge University and a PhD candidate at the Centre for Natural Material Innovation also at Cambridge where she previously worked as a researcher for three years, developing better housing for low income populations. Ana is researching affordable housing solutions with natural materials and digital tools for future cities.
She is also a partner at Light Earth Designs, a practice focused on environmentally sensitive architecture and innovative engineering, a Committee Advisor for REDER Journal and a Board Advisor for Prospectives Journal. Her undergraduate studies in Engineering culminated in the investigation of earth as a building material. Her graduate studies in Architecture focused on timber and bamboo. Ana has also worked for a few years for international NGOs on emergency architecture and disaster response in various countries.

Teaching Associate
PhD Candidate

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