Charis Nika is an architect and researcher with an interest in the social, political and experiential aspects of architecture and urbanism. She is currently working on her PhD in the Department of Architecture at the University of Cyprus. Her research explores practices through which one can know and imagine the city and how such practices relate to questions of justice in the urban environment. Charis has completed postgraduate studies at TU Delft and undergraduate studies at Cardiff University. She has worked in architectural practices in Rotterdam, London and Cardiff. Her independent work has been presented in a number of exhibitions, including the 17th International Venice Architecture Biennale in 2021.