Soomeen Hahm
Unit/Programme:Intermediate 13
Position:Course Master
Bio: Soomeen Hahm is the founder of the SoomeenHahm Design Ltd, an architectural designer, researcher and educator based in London and teaching at the Architectural Association and the Bartlett UCL. Her research tries to tackle issues associated with the computational paradigm in architecture across multiple scales and through education, research and practice.
Winston Hampel
Unit/Programme:Intermediate 10
Position:Unit Master
Bio: Winston Hampel studied architecture and design in Hamburg, Paris and Stuttgart, where he received his diploma, before graduating from the AA's History & Critical Thinking programme. He has taught in the First Year Studio, History and Theory Studies and in the DRL. Having worked in Germany and France, he is now in a collaborative practice based between Munich and London.
Samantha Isabel Hardingham
Unit/Programme:Diploma 7
Position:Unit Master
Alan Harris
Unit/Programme:Technical Studies
Position:Course Tutor - Intermediate TS3
Bio: Dr ALAN HARRIES Alan is a director at Integration consultancy ( based in London and delivering building services and environmental design solution across all sectors. He has fifteen-years’ experience covering building and energy design, development, implementation and post-occupancy evaluation. His projects include a number of prestigious developments such as one of the first BREEAM “Excellent” buildings, The National Assembly of Wales and the first BREEAM “Outstanding” educational building, the London School of Economics Student Centre, as well as major international developments such as Central Market and the Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi with Foster and Partners. He also led the technical development of the Blind Light exhibition for artist Antony Gormley and studied the real-world energy performance of large commercial and retail buildings for clients such as the Crown Estate. He has a 1st Class Degree and PhD in engineering, is a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and a member of the Energy Institute (MEI). He has been lecturing at the Architectural Association since 2002. He was the lead author of the book Urban Wind Energy and a journal paper entitled “London 2012 Velodrome – integrating advanced simulation into the design process”. The main engineering industry body, CIBSE, now use examples of his project work to exemplify best practice building simulation in their latest industry guides.
Andres Harris Aguirre
Unit/Programme:Media Studies
Position:Lab Consultant
Bio: Andres Harris, MSc AA Chilean‐born British Architect, Andres Harris was awarded a scholarship to pursue the MSc in Emergent Technologies + Design at the Architectural Association in 2007 and during the course he participated in two built projects: “Termas de Quitralco Shelter”, and “The EmTech Canopy” at the AA. During his AA year, he also collaborated in a research with Mike Weinstock, on two publications. After Graduating from the AA he joined Foster + Partners, London, office founded by Lord Norman Foster to work in a Joint venture with Jean Nouvel, project in which his parametric and 3D skill proved essentially. Andres has been since working since in various projects and collaborations at F+P with famous architects, being Frank Gehry the latest one. In Parallel, Andres has been teaching MS studies since 2008 and lecturing around the world. His work and collaborations have been published in Europe, Asia and the Americas, where he has been lecturing on Biomimetic and Parametric Design.
Brian Hatton
Unit/Programme:History and Theory
Position:Diploma Course Tutor
Bio: I studied art at Goldsmiths' College, art history at U. of East Anglia, and architectural history and theory at Essex U. I have taught at the AA since 1982 and at many other universities in England and America. I have published in AA Files and many other journals. In 2009 I was a recipient of a Graham Foundation grant and Senior Mellon Fellow at the Canadian Centre for Architecture.

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