Edna Peres

Dr. Edna Peres has a background in architecture, urbanism, writing, and academia. Having obtained a master's degree in architecture, she then worked at studioMAS for over 6 years focusing on urban design. She went on to pursue doctoral study at the University of Pretoria, from which she graduated in 2016. Her experience includes regenerative design, urban resilience thinking, transit-oriented design, sustainability, low/medium/high-end housing settlements, adaptive reuse, inner city development, as well as ecological urbanism.

She has been lecturing part-time at the University of Pretoria’s School of the Built Environment since 2009 and recently joined the University of Johannesburg’s Graduate School of Architecture, where she runs a unit with Dr. Finzi Saidi. She has also been involved in documenting the development of a residential case study project called Stand 47 on a digital platform for The New Order.

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