Gabriela Bila Advincula

City Science
  • Urban Futures Research Scientist

Gabriela Bílá is an architect, multimedia designer and artist born in Brasília, Brazil. She uses discussions over the contemporary city as the raw material of her work, combining new media and tangible interfaces to reimagine cities. 

Gabriela graduated at MIT Media Lab and is currently enrolled as a researcher at the City Science group. Her Master's thesis was exhibited at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021 Arsenale, featuring an immersive window to life in rapidly urbanizing communities around the world. She also directed the immersive installation Two Mobility Futures 0∞, currently on display at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. 

Prior to joining MIT, her solo exhibition Teleport City travelled Brazil speculating about future impacts of radical shifts in mass means of transportation. She's also the author of the New Guide to Brasilia, selected by Brazilian Historical Heritage Department as one of the essential books to understand preservation of Brazilian historical heritage sites.  



Gabriela Bílá is an architect, multimedia designer and artist born in Brasília, Brazil. She uses discussions over the contemporary city as the raw material of her work, combining new media and tangible interfaces to reimagine cities. 

Gabriela graduated at MIT Media Lab and is currently enrolled as a researcher at the City Science group. Her Master's thesis was exhibited at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021 Arsenale, featuring an immersive window to life in rapidly urbanizing communities around the world. She also directed the immersive installation Two Mobility Futures 0∞, currently on display at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. 

Prior to joining MIT, her solo exhibition Teleport City travelled Brazil speculating about future impacts of radical shifts in mass means of transportation. She's also the author of the New Guide to Brasilia, selected by Brazilian Historical Heritage Department as one of the essential books to understand preservation of Brazilian historical heritage sites.