Centre for Architecture Theory Criticism History
School of Architecture

Macarena de la Vega

Email: Macarena.DeLaVegaDeLeon@canberra.edu.au

Macarena de la Vega is a Spanish architect and PhD candidate under the supervision of Gevork Hartoonian (UC) and John Macarthur (UQ), currently based at the University of Queensland. Her field of interest is the historiography of modern architecture: her master’s dissertation was on Emil Kaufmann, she has published research papers on Panayotis Tournikiotis’ and Henry-Russell Hitchcock’s work and her current research looks at the field in the late 20th century and the work of William J.R. Curtis. She holds a Graduate Certificate in Research Methods and Design by UC and a Master’s Degree in Analysis, Theory and History of Architecture by the Architecture School at the Polytechnic University of Madrid. In 2015, Macarena was awarded the International Postgraduate Research Scholarship by the University of Canberra, where she is a member of the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research and where she has taught units related to the history of architecture and design, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.