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Nerea Amorós Elorduy

From Kampala, Uganda

“Nerea is an architect and researcher specialized in sustainable educational and health projects in East Africa. From 2011-2014 she taught architecture and urban planning at the College of Science and Technology of the University of Rwanda. In 2012 she co-founded the architectural practice ASA Studio, based in Kigali, and completed the construction of more than 30 educational and health facilities across Rwanda and Ethiopia for over two years. Her recently awarded PhD research at The Bartlett School of Architecture (University College London) questioned the impact of the built environment on young children living in long-term refugee camps in Eastern Africa’s Rift. In 2018 she founded the interdisciplinary practice and think tank Creative Assemblages, based in Kampala, Uganda. Her work, individually and as a team member, has been internationally recognized with publications, exhibitions, and awards including the Curry Stone Foundation’s Social Design Circle prize and exhibiting at Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of modern art.”