Valeria Guzmán Verri is an architect, researcher and teacher working on interrelations between architecture, graphic and visual culture in regard to knowledge and power relations, with interests in questions of infrastructural space, extractivism, debt and the planetary. Professor at the School of Architecture at the University of Costa Rica, she also teaches on the Masters of Arts Programme and the Society and Culture Ph.D Programme with Visiting Academic positions at Southeast University, Nanjing, and the University of Technology in Kingston, Jamaica. Valeria tutored at Architectural Association Visiting Schools in Mexico City, and Lake Atitlán in Guatemala, and is a member of the TransCaribbean Network of Transcultural and Transareal Studies in Central America and The Caribbean. She holds a Masters and Ph.D. in Histories and Theories of Architecture from the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London and a Diploma of Architecture from the University of Costa Rica.