Ana Baltazar

Ana is a Brazilian qualified Architect, holds an MArch in Architecture and Urbanism from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Brazil, and a PhD in Architecture and Virtual Environments from the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London. She is an Associate Professor teaching at both undergraduate and graduate programs at the School of Architecture at UFMG, where she also co-leads the research groups MOM (Morar de Outras Maneiras / Living in Other Ways) and LAGEAR (Laboratório Gráfico para Experimentação Arquitetônica / Computer Laboratory for Architectural Experience). Since 2009 she has been teaching first year architecture students, working with low-tech and low-cost interactive urban interventions in poor small villages in Brazil.