Eduardo Rega Calvo is an architect, urban designer and researcher based in New York. He is a graduate architecture faculty at PennDesign, University of Pennsylvania, and a visiting assistant professor in Pratt Institute. He completed the MSc in Advanced Architectural Design with Honors for Excellence in Design from Columbia University. The Agency of Autonomy: Tools for an Architecture of Translation is the title of his PhD dissertation in Architectural Design at ETSA Madrid, currently in progress. He holds a professional degree in architecture and urbanism from the University of Las Palmas. His research and design work focuses on architecture’s autonomy and on its capacity to translate, operate in and affect social and political milieus spatially.