Dr. Ir. Karan August is a Lecturer in Architecture Theory & History at Plymouth University. She has taught philosophy, art history and design studio courses since 2007. Her formative academic training was in philosophy at UC Berkeley. After which she respectfully engaged the world and fell in love with architecture, which led to undertaking a Masters of Architecture at Victoria University, Wellington and completing a Ph.D. in Architecture at the Delft School of Design, at the Delft University of Technology.
Negar Sanaan Bensi received her masters degree in architecture from TU Delft in 2009 and an honorable mention in the Netherlands Archiprix 2011 for her thesis project. She is a PhD candidate at AC/PB (Borders and Territories research group, chair of public buildings). Her research concerns a critical reading of the architecture of Iranian bazaar and the understanding of complex spatial and territorial mechanisms within contemporary cities and their historical backgrounds. She teaches design and theory courses at the chair of AC/PB.
Dr. Ir. Dirk van den Heuvel is an Associate Professor at TU Delft and Head of the Jaap Bakema Study Centre at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam. He was curator of the Dutch pavilion for the architecture biennale Venice 2014. He is co-author of Architecture and the Welfare State (2014), Alison and Peter Smithson – from the House of the Future to a house of today (2004), and Team 10. In Search of a Utopia of the Present (2005).
Ir. Stavros Kousoulas received his Masters in Architecture from the Faculty of Architecture of the National Technical University of Athens in 2009. He received his second Masters in Science degree from the Faculty of Architecture at Delft University of Technology in 2012. He is a PhD candidate at the Theory Section of the Department of Architecture and since 2012 he has been active in the capacity of guest teacher in the Faculty of Architecture of TU-Delft. His research interest focuses on morphogenetic processes through the prism of assemblage theory.
Dr. Ir. Nelson Mota, is an Assistant Professor at TU Delft and guest scholar at The Berlage. He was the recipient of the Fernando Távora Prize in 2006 and authored the book A Arquitectura do Quotidiano (2010) runner-up in the Iberian FAD Prize 2011. In 2014 he received his Ph.D. from TU Delft with the dissertation An Archaeology of the Ordinary. His current research interest focuses on the entwined relations between the vernacular tradition and architecture’s disciplinary engagement in shaping and accommodating the social and spatial practices related to the architecture of dwelling.
Dr. Ir. Andrej Radman has been teaching design and theory courses at TU Delft Faculty of Architecture since 2004. A graduate of the Zagreb School of Architecture in Croatia, he is a licensed architect and recipient of the Croatian Architects Association Annual Award for Housing Architecture in 2002. Radman received his Master's and Doctoral Degrees from TU Delft and joined Architecture Theory as Assistant Professor in 2008. He is a member of the National Committee on Deleuze Scholarship.
Prof. Dr.Ir. Lara Schrijver is Professor in Architecture at the University of Antwerp, Faculty of Design Sciences. She was an editor for OASE for ten years, and served four years on the advisory committee of the Netherlands Fund for Architecture. Her work has been published in the Journal of Architecture, Footprint, and Volume. Her book Radical Games (2009) was shortlisted for the 2011 CICA Bruno Zevi Book Award. Her research focus is on twentieth-century architecture and its theories.
Ir. Marc Schoonderbeek graduated from the TU Eindhoven and has practiced as an architect in the Netherlands, Germany (Studio Libeskind) and Israel. In 1998, he founded 12PM-Architecture together with Pnina Avidar, an Amsterdam-based architectural firm for architecture and urban design. He is Assistant Professor of Architecture, TU Delft, coordinator of the research group ‘Borders&Territories’ and currently finalizing his a doctoral thesis on ‘Mapping in Architectural Discourse’. His publications include Houses in Transformation (co-edited, 2008) and Border Conditions (2010), while recently initiating the Modi Operandi series on design methodologies.
Malkit Shoshan is the founder of the Amsterdam-based architectural think tank FAST (Foundation for Achieving Seamless Territory). Her work explores the relationship between architecture, politics, and human rights. She is the author of the award-winning book Atlas of Conflict: Israel-Palestine (Uitgeverij 010, 2010) and coauthor of Village: One Land Two Systems and Platform Paradise (Damiani Editore, 2014). She studied architecture and urban planning at the IUAV (Venice, Italy) and at Technion (Haifa, Israel). She is a PhD candidate at the architecture faculty in TU Delft.