Castaña Arango


BArch, MA

Castaña Arango, manager of Communications at Alison Brooks Architects, is a London-based Mexican architect, editor, and spatial practitioner.

Castaña has participated in both national and international exhibitions, such as the Mexican Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale and Un Lugar: Murales del Territorio presented at the gallery Jose Luis Benlliure at UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico).

Her exhibition Temazcal was presented in 2022 at different places in London such as the Mexican Embassy’s Cultural Pop-Up and the Crypt Gallery.

In 2022 she co-founded Eje, a publication focused on promoting critical discourses around architecture, territory, space and culture.

Castaña received her diploma from the MA Situated Practice at the Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL, where she found in curatorial and editing practices another way to develop as an architect.

She is passionate about critical thinking and interested in how architecture shapes human relationships.