Cristina Vanegas


MArch MSc
+44 20 7400 1320

Cristina is a Project Consultant at Space Syntax. She studied Architecture in Ecuador where she was awarded her Bachelors in Architecture in 2008. She has a Masters Degree in the Theory and Practice of Architecture from UPC in Spain (2011). She is currently completing her second Masters Degree in Space Syntax Architecture & Cities at The Bartlett School of Graduate Studies (2019).

Cristina started an internship at Space Syntax in 2018 and joined the company as a Project Consultant in January 2019. She has worked in spatial modelling, movement and urban analysis for mixed-use developments, urban design & regeneration projects in the United Kingdom, Ireland and India.

Her research interest focuses on the integration of analytical tools in the design process at various scales as well as developing further understanding in how natural elements can be better integrated in urban design and planning.  In the same vein, her Masters’ dissertation investigated spatial configuration along small rivers in London.

Cristina has worked as an architect in design and BIM modelling for residential and commercial developments, and lecturing at the Architecture School of University of Azuay in Ecuador.

Education, Awards & Appointments

2019    MSc Space Syntax Architecture and Cities at Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.

2012    Appointed lecturer at UDA Architecture School, Ecuador

2011    Masters in Theory and Practice of Architecture from Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain.

2008   Architect at Universidad of Cuenca, Ecuador.