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Maria Alejandra Linares Trelles

Visiting Assistant Professor

Interior Design
School of Design

María Alejandra Linares Trelles is an architect from Lima – Peru, based in the U.S. She works across design, research, writing, and curation. Her projects address issues around ecology, materiality, and identity. In 2016, she was one of the leading architects that designed the new Visitor Center for Machu Picchu archeological site. She has worked at Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation (New York) and studio Llonazamora (Lima). Additionally, she teaches at Pratt Institute, The New School, and has been a Research Scholar of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University.

Columbia University, Master of Science in Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices in Architecture (2019)

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Bachelor in Architecture and Professional Degree in Architecture (2014)