Fernanda Canales holds a PhD in Architecture (ETSAM, Madrid), an MA from the Universidad Politecnica de Cataluña (UPC, Barcelona) and a Bachelor degree from Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico City). She has been distinguished with several international awards, such as the Emerging Voices Award from The Architectural League of New York, the Career Award and the Best Young Architect Award in Mexico. She is author of the books Vivienda Colectiva en México (Gustavo Gili, 2017) and Architecture in Mexico 1900-2010: The Construction of Modernity (Arquine, 2013). Canales has been visiting faculty member at Yale School of Architecture, the Architectural Association School in London, Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, and Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture in New York. Her work has been widely exhibited, among other venues, at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, the ifa-Gallery in Stuttgart, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Venice Biennale of Architecture. She has published more than 100 essays in specialized magazines such as AA Files, Baumeister, Bawelt, El Croquis, Praxis, Arquitectura Viva, Domus, and Arquine.