Alida studied Architecture at UdK Berlin, TU Berlin, and ITU Istanbul, as well as Urbanism at AA London, graduating with Distinction. She has worked in various offices, including Gigon & Guyer in Zurich, as well as Max Dudler and Hoskins Architects in Berlin. Furthermore, she has participated in numerous workshops and DesignBuild projects in Germany, Denmark, Colombia and the UK. In early 2022, Alida joined the project Learning Lions in Loropio, Kenya, where she worked as a construction supervisor for student housing designed by Kéré Architecture Berlin. As of late 2022, she is a member of the Chair of Architectural Design and Participation, serving as a teaching assistant under Prof. Francis Kéré.