Professor Ruth Vega combines her teaching, professional and research experience, all of them in the field of architecture. Currently, she is a lecturer at the IE School of Architecture and also has taken part in many international workshops. She also works in her architectural practice Cuartoymitad Arquitectura, a flexible structure based in continuous exchange and collaborative work with professionals coming from multiple fields of knowledge. The work of Cuartoymitad has been exhibited at the XI Venice Biennale, at the IVAM Museum in Valencia and at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Badajoz (among others). Their designs and articles have also been published in magazines, books and catalogues related to the fields of art and architecture. She is currently working on her Ph.D. thesis focused on the sustainability assessment of industrialized building systems.