Francesca Heathcote


Following from a degree in Architecture and a MA in Cultural and Critical Studies, Francesca Heathcote Sapey obtained the MSC in Urban Design and City Planning at The Bartlett (UCL) in London.

Francesca spent the past 10 years studying and working in London, where she has also been actively involved in networks such as Young Urbanists (Academy of Urbanism) and Architects E17, as well as in setting up the MSc UDCP Alumni Group at UCL. 

Francesca has recently relocated to Madrid as a partner of the Studio Teresa Sapey, renowned for designing spaces with feelings and developing bespoke projects that provide high-quality experiences. She also works as an external consultant internationally on ad hoc urbanism projects.

Invited guest speaker, lecturer, and published author, her interests include ephemeral architecture and brand identity, marketplaces as socio-economic enablers, as well as meanwhile uses and early site activation, among many others.

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