Maria Estefania Barrios

Research Associate, Center of Hydro-generated Urbanism, University of Florida

Born in Uruguay 1986, Maria moved to the United States in 2003. She holds an Associate in Arts in Architecture from Miami-Dade College and a Bachelor’s degree in Design from the University of Florida, where she also completed a dual Master program in Architecture and Building Construction Management in 2016. After a year of professional work in Uruguay, she was appointed Research Associate for the Center of Hydro-generated Urbanism at the University of Florida under the supervision of Directors Martha Kohen and Nancy Clark. She is currently developing a Master Plan for a County fairground, and collaborating with the international organization INTA for their Annual Conference to be held in December 2017 in Gainesville, Florida.