Edinburgh Research Explorer

Maria Soledad Garcia Ferrari

Personal Chair of Global Urbanism and Resilience

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Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

I am interested in taking PhD students with an interest on the main themes of my research expertise - urban development in Latin America, development of waterfront areas and how development processes contribute to place-making.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Heriot-Watt University
Reconfiguring Urban Form and Physical Infrastructure in an Age of Globalisation

Professional Qualifications

ARB Part 1 and Part 2 Architecture
Architect and Urbanist


Dr Maria Soledad Garcia Ferrari is a Senior Lecturer at Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of Edinburgh. Professionally qualified in Architecture and Urbanism in Uruguay, her research focuses on current processes of urban development and regeneration in Europe and Latin America.  Dr Garcia Ferrari taught in the Faculty of Architecture in Montevideo, the University of Seville and has been invited speaker to the School of Architecture, San Pablo University in Madrid.  She is currently Programme Director for the BA/MA (Hons) Programme in Architecture and Director of Quality Assurance and Enhancement for Edinburgh College of Art. Dr Garcia Ferrari was Research Officer for the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland working on the development of the organisation’s research strategy and coordinating projects in architectural research. 

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