Tuba Doğu is an architect and a PhD candidate at Iztech, Turkey. Her research interests include social interventions as a form of alternative spatial practices, centering on questions of human and material agency. She holds a Bachelor degree in Architecture from Middle East Technical University; with one-year educational experience at The University of Bologna. Following her undergraduate studies, she completed the degree of Master of Design Science at The University of Sydney where she specialized on sustainable housing strategies in low-income settlements. Between her studies, she has worked at various NGOs and involved in action-research projects in Australia, Brazil and India respectively, and lectured at universities in Izmir. She was a Fulbright PhD visiting research fellow at Columbia GSAPP (2017-2018), selected cultural manager under Tandem Turkey Program (2018-2019/2015-2016); and currently a fellow at Design Trust, researching on transnational economical migrations in Hong Kong at the nexus of labor politics and informal economies, and their implications in the architectural and urban scale.