Adam Holloway is a computational designer and an architect, living and working in London. He graduated from the Architectural Association in 2011 and Oxford Brookes University in 2008.Adam teaches workshops in computational design at London Metropolitan University and continues to pursue digital design in his work at PLP Architecture in London. He has previously worked at Future Systems.Adam has a deep interest in new modes of digital fabrication and is currently occupied in exploring the DIY CNC fabrication movement. Having recently built a 3d printer from scratch and begun designing a DIY desktop milling machine, he is actively trying to understand how we can push these technologies to feedback into the way we design.
Calvin Chua is a London based designer trained at the Architectural Association. In addition to his professional experience in London, Singapore and Shanghai, Calvin writes for Singapore Architects, an architectural journal and Fivefootway, a magazine on Asian cities, focusing on topics of urban development in emerging economies such as North Korea and China. He has been investigating the possibility of establishing common spaces in the city that accommodates contemporary forms of working and living patterns.
Daniel Traub is a Brooklyn based photographer and filmmaker. His photographs have been exhibited in Asia, Europe and the United States, including solo exhibitions at the Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago and the Print Center in Philadelphia, and are in public and private collections including the Martin Z. Margulies collection and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. His work has also appeared in publications including The New York Times Magazine, London Telegraph Magazine, Time and Newsweek.
David Getty is an architect, artist living and working in Duluth, Minnesota. He received a Masters in Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), a diploma from the Wood Program (Aalto University Department of Architecture); a one year intensive programme focusing on wood and wooden architecture; and a B.A. in Art from St. Olaf College. He has been an associate professor at the Helsinki Summer Sauna Studio and is a project architect for David Salmela. In 2011 he was awarded a Next Generation Prize by the Swiss-based Holcim Foundation for the project “Shim Sukkah”. His current work under the pseudonym tindertinker explores experimental deconstructions and constructions in wood in the field of art and architecture. www.tindertinker.com
Emmy Mikelson is an interdisciplinary artist living in New York City. She received her MFA from Hunter College and her BFA from the University of Iowa. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally; recent video screenings include Trani, Italy, Mexico City, Mexico and Helsinki, Finland. In fall 2016, she participated in the Labverde science and art research residency in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest. She has published text and artwork in the experimental architecture journals Nova Organa, KTISMA, T3xture and Faith&Form Magazine and co-authored the publication And Another Thing: Nonanthropocentrism and Art (punctum books, 2016). She has been an invited speaker at the Center for Transformative Media at Parsons the New School for Design, NY; Maysles Cinema, Harlem, NY; Pace University, NY; and a guest curator for the James Gallery at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). She has taught new media courses at Baruch College, CUNY, and Pace University, NYC, and teaches freehand drawing summer workshops in the School of Architecture at The Cooper Union, New York, NY.
Jesse Ganes recently received his B.Arch from Syracuse University School of Architecture where he was awarded the James Britton Memorial Prize for Best Thesis and the AIA Henry Adams Certificate for academic achievement. His project, Leakiness, investigated the building envelope as a medium for the transmission of information relative to realities (and projected futures) of the NSA’s surveillance programs. Professionally, Jesse’s interests lie at the intersection of architecture, graphic design, and digital branding.
Jessica Ngan studied architecture at the University of Sydney, and at GSAPP, Columbia University where she completed a Masters in Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices (CCCP). She received the CCCP Thesis Award, and a William Kinne Traveling Prize to conduct research on military testing grounds on the islands off the coast of San Diego. She was a curatorial fellow at the Storefront for Art and Architecture, and is currently teaching at the University of Buffalo.
Kathrin Golda-Pongratz is an architect, urban researcher and photographer. She holds a diploma from TU München and a PhD in architecture and urban planning from Universität Karlsruhe (KIT). She is a professor at the Master Universitario Proyecto Integral de Arquitectura at LaSalle-Universitat Ramón Llull and a faculty member at the Metropolis Masters Program in Architecture and Urban Culture at UPC-FPC/ Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona and a lecturer at the Masters Program Urban Agglomerations at the University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt amMain.Her research focuses on urbanization processes and migration, Latin American urbanism, informal urbanism, public space, structural changes of urban societies and urban perception. She has edited and published internationally, in Architectural Design (London), werkundzeit (Darmstadt), ur[b]es (Lima) and MONU (Rotterdam), among others. She is a member of the editing board of the Association for Scientific Research on Planning and Building in Developing Countries (TRIALOG) and of the Online Journal Architecture_Media_ Politics_Society (www.architecturemps.com), of the German Working Society on the Research in Latin America (ADLAF) and of Deutscher Werkbund (dwb).
Marija Maric is an architect and researcher based in Novi Sad, Serbia. She graduated within Theory and Research in Architecture and Urbanism (M.Arch) and Intermedia Research (MA) examining liminality as a methodology for architectural and artistic research. Marija Maric had been teaching as a visiting lecturer Master Course at Faculty of Architecture in Belgrade, working as a GTA at Department for Architecture and Urbanism in Novi Sad and presenting her theoretical work on numerous conferences, among which are organized by TU Vienna, Culture Lab Newcastle, University of Rhode Island, Faculty of Philosophy from Novi Sad, RIXC Latvia, University of Ljubljana etc. Collaborated with Andreas Rumpfhuber and Expanded Design from Vienna, on SCIBE (Scarcity and Creativity in Built Environment) project. She is a founder of LOT - The Centre for Experimental Theory in Architecture.
Mathew Hinds and Poppy Taylor are architects who currently practice and teach in Tasmania. Having established their studio relatively recently, the couple are seeking to explore notions of place and materiality in their body of work as well as through their appointments at the School of Architecture and Design, at the University of Tasmania in the Masters of Architecture program. Through their teaching and work, they were recently invited to present at the Utzon Symposium in Marrakech, Morocco where they taught an international workshop with Juhani Pallasmaa, Jan Utzon, and Richard Leplastrier. In practice, they are currently engaged in designing a number of small-scale cultural and residential projects, all due for completion at the end of 2013.
Nicholas McDermott (RA, LEED AP) received his BA in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania in 2002 and his M.Arch from the Yale University School of Architecture in 2008. He has worked for Rogers Marvel Architects and, earlier, SOM. He teaches at the New Jersery Institute of Technology and has been a guest on reviews at Parsons, Pratt and the Yale School of Architecture. Nicholas is a registered architect in New York State and a LEED Accredited Professional.Nicholas McDermott is the co-founder of Future Expansion Architects, which works on architectural and urban projects from its office in New York, NY.
Nicolay Boyadjiev is the creative director of noneoftheabove, a design and consultancy practice.
Peter Yeadon is the Founder of Yeadon Space Agency in New York City. He is known for his pioneering research into new applications for advanced materials in architecture and design. He has lectured at dozens of universities and conferences, and his award-winning work has been published in books and magazines across Asia, North America, Europe, Australia, and South America. He lives in Manhattan.
Ryan R. Ludwig
Ryan R. Ludwig is an architectural practitioner and educator, he received his B. Arch. degree from Cornell University in 2004 and his post-professional M. Arch. II degree from Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 2009. While at the GSD Ryan helped co-edit the book The Function of Form by Farshid Moussavi (2009). Most recently Ryan has taught at the SUNY Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning as a visiting critic and is currently an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the Syracuse University School of Architecture. His current research focuses on developmental models of form(ation) as observed in biology, ecology, genetics and the potential of these natural evolvable systems to inform architectural design. Before teaching Ryan worked for a variety of professional offices in NY and CT including Cannon Design, Stonely Pelsinski architects Neukomm (SPaN) and MOS.www.adaptationofparts.com
Selma Alihodžic is an architect. She has shown her work and realised urban interventions in Manchester, Istanbul, Berlin, Stuttgart and Tokyo. Granted the State Baden-Württemberg fellowship she has completed her independent research on public spaces of Shibuya at University of Tokyo from 2009 until 2010. She has shown her research project On Boundaries/Tokyo in a solo-exhibition in Stuttgart 2013. Recently she has been selected as one of the international outposts for OfficeUS - Pavilion of the United States of America at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia.
Ting-Ting Dong studied architecture at the University of Bath [UK], University of Ferrara [IT], Wood Program at Aalto University in Helsinki [FI] and the Architectural Association in London [UK]. She has worked for acclaimed practices such as Edward Cullinan Architects in London and ALA Architects in Helsinki. Since 2011 she has been residing in Helsinki, juggling office work and her individual projects including a documentary film set in Palestinian refugee camps. Her work reflects her interest in the interrelations between community, politics and architecture. Currently she is particularly passionate about urbanistic developments in the Far East. Born in China, Ting-Ting’s family moved permanently to Liverpool [UK] when she was little.
Prof. Wolfgang Rang studied architecture at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany. He is a founding member of „Global School of Architecture – Schule des Sehens“, Bhaktapur, Frankfurt, Moscow, San Fransisco and has lectured widely in Darmstadt, Berlin, Tuczno, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Fransisco, Portland, Eugine, Bhaktapur, Dresden, Frankfurt am Main. He holds the professorship for "Design" at the University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt since 1991. Wolfgang Rang has been co-founder of Architekten Berghof Landes Rang (1979-1996) and is now running his own office Atelier Wolfgang Rang in Frankfurt am Main.