Senior Teaching Fellow
University College London, The Bartlett Development Planning Unit
“An ethnography of cartographic practices to unravel the hidden”
“Participatory Mapping to Reduce Urban Risk in Lima”
Dr. Rita Lambert is an urban development planner and architect originally from Ethiopia. She is a senior teaching fellow at The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, UCL and a co-investigator on several research projects in Africa and Latin America. Her research focuses on the relationship between planning, informality and spatial knowledge production, manipulation and circulation as well as the development of participatory tools that can be adopted by ordinary citizens to navigate institutional barriers and expand the room for maneuver towards socio-environmentally just urbanization.