Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)
Christina is the youngest ever President of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) and only the second woman to hold the post. In 2020 Christina was recognised in the Architects Journal 40 Under 40.
Christina works in practice at Helen Lucas Architects Ltd, sharing their passion for architectural conservation, attention to detail and retrofit. Previously Christina worked for TsAO & McKown Architects in New York where she was involved in a community engagement project in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Following two years in Paris at Renzo Piano Building Workshop, working on the creation a new university campus within a 17th century fort in Amiens.
Christina continues to focus on the creative re-use of existing buildings and is a vocal advocate for VAT parity. As President, Christina vowed to shake things up and work towards changing the perception of the professional body.