(Buenos Aires, 1964). She holds a PhD in Architecture and lectures in Urban Planning at the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB-UPC). From 2004 to 2014, alongside Josep Maria Montaner, she co-directed the Master’s Degree entitled Laboratory of Housing in the 21st Century at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC).

She was director of Urban Planning, Housing, Environment, Urban Ecology, Public Space, Public Roads and Civic Affairs in Santa Coloma de Gramenet (2015-2019). Currently, she holds the position of distinguished professor in the School of Art, Architecture and Design at the Tecnológico de Monterrey (TEC) and, since March 2023, she has been the Federico Mariscal Extraordinary Chair at the Faculty of Architecture of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

Articles by Zaida Muxí Martínez

Illustration © Cinta Fosch
The social divides of the housing crisisHouse is a house is a house is a house is a house

The design of a substantial amount of housing is based on an obsolete concept that organises space according...

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