Fernanda Ruiz Briano is an urbanist and architect, MSc Building and Urban Design in Development from the Bartlett Development Planning Unit, UCL. Her interests engage with questions of global inequalities and how spatial practices can act as forms of political interventions. She is co-founder of Chilean based NGO Cerros Isla where she has been working on urban projects with an interdisciplinary approach combining research and practice. She has approached the architectural practice through urban interventions, exhibitions and publications collaborating with different organizations and institutions.