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Marina Correia

Visiting Assistant Professor


Marina Correia is founder and principal of Atelier Architecture and Urban Design, an international practice based in New York and Rio de Janeiro in partnership with Fabiana Araujo. Their work includes public architecture (The National Museum of Rio de Janeiro), exhibition design (Lina Bo Bardi 100: Brazil’s Alternative Path to Modernism), interior design (Element Natural Healing Arts) and non-profit partnerships (Casa do Musico). Between 2004 and 2013 she collaborated with multiple architecture firms in the United States, Spain and Brazil, including Isay Weinfeld, SOM, Borrell Arquitectes, Corea&Moran and 1100:Architect.

She currently teaches at Pratt Institute GAUD and Columbia University. She previously taught at The Spitzer School of Architecture of the City University of New York, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Rhode Island School of Design and California State Polytechnic University.




Marina Correia obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from The City College of New York in 2006, a Master in Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 2013 and a Ph.D. in History of Architecture and Urbanism from the University of Sao Paulo in 2018. As part of her doctoral research she was a visiting scholar at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation in 2018. She also studied at the School of Philosophy of the University of Sao Paulo (2000-03) and at the School of Architecture and Urbanism of Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo (2000). 


Her publications include the articles John Hejduk’s Bye House: An Object in the Landscape with Stan Allen (Drawing Matter 2023), The National Museum beyond the Palace (Cultural Preservation Center Magazine of the University of Sao Paulo 2022), Lina Bo Bardi in the present: on the conception of the exhibition (Hatje Kanz 2014) and the book Urbanismo Ecológico na América Latina (co-edited with M. Mostafavi, G. Doherty, A. Duran and L. Valenzuela. Harvard GSD and GG 2019). Her doctoral dissertation Miniature Volume: John Hejduk and Venice 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.