Introducing the team: Cristina Monteiro

15 Nov

Cristina Monteiro, architect and exhibition designer

Cristina Monteiro, muf architecture/art, was the exhibition designer for the All Work and Low Pay exhibition. Cristina joined muf in 2008 and since then has worked on the design and delivery of a suite of play spaces and landscapes in the London Boroughs of Lambeth and Camden, and most recently the enhancement of Altab Ali Park in Whitechapel, part of High Street 2012.

Cristina was born in Portugal and has lived in East London since 2000. She trained as an architect at the University of East London and London Metropolitan University, where her postgraduate project won the School Prize for Social Entrepreneurship.

Prior to joining muf, Cristina worked on the design of several exhibitions including a landmark exhibition on the work of Sri-Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa at the DeutschesArchitekturmuseum in Frankfurt. She has been a studio tutor at Kingston University School of Architecture and Landscape, and a guest tutor at ÉcoleSpécialed’Architecture (Paris), London Metropolitan University and Syracuse University. Cristina sits on the London Borough of Tower Hamlets Conservation & Design Panel, and is the Treasurer of the Friends of Allen Gardens, a community group.


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