Karla is an Ecuadorian architect; in April 2017, she was awarded a scholarship “Top Universities” from the Government of Ecuador to start a Ph.D. in the department on ITA CAAD ETH. Her research is entitled: Event Protocols, an interplay of Machine Intelligence and Intelligent Humans in Disaster Response; considering a protocol as a specific form of architecture.
In 2015 Karla was awarded a scholarship for “Top Universities” from the Ecuadorian government, and other scholarship from the Foundation for Architecture Geisendorf to studied her Master of Advance studies in Landscape Architecture at ETH Zurich. During her studies at the MAS, she was collaborating as an assistant in the design studio in the Chair of Profesor Christophe Girot. In 2014 with a Christian Calle, she founded an Architectural office called CA-SA.