Mónica Carriço [Lisbon, 1978] is an architect-urbanist, researcher, and – together with Bert de Muynck – director of MovingCities. She holds a master’s degree in Architecture Urban & Territorial Planning from Lisbon’s Technical University [FAUTL PT] and is a member of the Portuguese Architects’ Guild [OA – Ordem dos Arquitectos #13222].
From 2002 until 2006, Mónica practiced architecture in Amsterdam [NL] with One Architecture and SeARCH architects. In 2006 she moved to Beijing [CN] to collaborate with People’s Architecture, a non-profit New York-based cultural organization.
Currently, based in Shanghai since 2009, Monica develops architectural and urban research, cross-cultural project management, visual communication design, cultural productions and creative consultancy within movingcities.org.