Mariana studied architecture at Central University of Caracas (UCV), Venezuela, and she completed a Masters in Construction and Architectural Technologies at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM), Spain.

Before joining Bryden Wood in 2018, Mariana worked at a multidisciplinary company in Kent, primarily focused on residential, educational and commercial schemes in the UK and Gibraltar. She has also worked in Venezuela and Spain, with a focus more on interior design.

Mariana is currently an architectural assistant, and she is working towards being a fully qualified architect in the UK. Since joining Bryden Wood, Mariana has been involved in a wide range of Data Centre projects. She has also worked on the Platform 2 development system for residential schemes in the Silvertown project.

Her experience has covered all RIBA work stages and has given her the opportunity to work extensively on DfMA and systematisation.