Mara Sánchez Llorens, Dr. architect from Polytechnic University of Madrid. She is planner and graduated in history. In 2010 she defended her doctoral thesis «Objects and collective actions of Lina Bo Bardi» (Cum Laude, UPM). She was awarded by Fundación Caja de Arquitectos and the VII Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura y Urbanismo. This book was born from it. She teach architectural projects since 2004, as well as curator and speaker at international conferences and forums, in several European and Latin American universities. In 2012 she received the First Prize of Innovación Docente Laureate International Universities. She combines her research and teaching activities with professional and independent architect and urban planner. In 2004 she founded the architecture office Coma, near Constance Temboury. She is the author of books (Re) Thinking Tropicalia (2015), Conversations abut the future. Architecture and society (2014), Mapping og Latin American University City (2013), Matter of architecture. new and old materials (2012). Since 2012 she is editor of the Journal of Social Sciences «Sociedad y Utopía». She participates regularly in magazines of Architecture and Art.