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Margarida Waco (AO/DK)

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Margarida Waco (Cabinda/Denmark) is an architect whose practice mobilizes architecture, ecology, and politics through design, research, and pedagogy. She holds an MA in Architecture from the Royal Danish Academy complemented by studies in Sustainable Development from Sciences Po Paris and Journalism from Roskilde University. Among other things, she is an Associate Lecturer and MA Studio Lead at the Royal College of Art (UK) and an Editorial Advisor to The Funambulist, where she recently served as Head of Strategic Outreach and Contributing Editor. Her work has been presented internationally, including at the 18th Venice Architecture Biennale (2023), Architekturmuseum der TUM (2023), Palais de Tokyo (2022), Malmö Art Museum (2022), Nyansapo Afrofeminist Festival (2022), and Chicago Architecture Biennial (2019). She is the co-author of Informal Horizons – Urban Development in East Africa (2019), co-editor of The Funambulist Issue 32 Pan-Africanism (2020), and co-editor of Homeplace – A Love Letter (2023). Her research examines the dialectics between matter, space, and race through the workings of extractive capitalism.

Margarida Waco. Photo: Senay Berhe

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