Cristina Gil Venegas

Cristina Gil Venegas has an MSc in Architectural Lighting Design given by KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.

Title: Light as a Tool to Structure Urban Planning: A Socially Oriented Approach.

This research is about the proposal of a guideline to develop the analytical tools for various design stages in nighttime urban planning.

Cristina Gil Venegas is a Colombian architect interested in urban planning in the nighttime scenario and urban spatial transformations, by understanding these concepts from a socially-oriented approach and developed around people’s diverse ways to dwell. She is keen on how urban environments around the world are influenced by culture, location, lifestyle, and technology.

Cristina believes in participative work between designers, technicians, and citizens; this with the aim to construct qualitative indicators and use them as the main tools to develop urban interventions.