Marina Correia co-founded ATELIER ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN, an international practice that supports actions for the democratization of culture and education across multiple design scales and develops projects that seek to unite the technical and aesthetic dimensions of design to its social function.
She obtained a Ph.D. in History and Fundaments of Architecture and Urbanism from the School of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of São Paulo, a Master in Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design and Bachelor of Science in Architecture from The City University of New York. She has taught at the School of Architecture and Urbanism of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and at The Spitzer School of Architecture of The City University of New York. Between 2004 and 2014, Marina collaborated at Isay Weinfeld (São Paulo), SOM (San Francisco), Corea Moran Arquitectura (Barcelona) and 1100:Architect (New York), among others.
Projects: National Museum (Rio de Janeiro w/ HF Arquitetos), Casa do Músico, Francisca Keller Library, Horto Botânico Education Trail, Frost Street Interior Design (New York), Lina em Casa: Percursos (Casa de Vidro in São Paulo), Lina Bo Bardi 100 (Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich), Parque Natural Municipal Jardim Jurema.
Texts: Ecological Urbanism in Latin America (w/ M. Mostafavi, G. Doherty, A. Duran and L. Valenzuela), Colors of New York: the Brightness of Michael Sorkin, The Plinth and the Vertical Belvedere: Identities of the Inverted Babel, Miniature Volume: John Hejduk and Venice (doctoral thesis explores through the work of John Hejduk the critical dimension of architecture in the late 20th century, presenting the close relationship between poetic language and the socio-political agenda of this period).