Alexander Paul Kaiser
Unit/Programme:Media Studies
Position:Intermediate Course Tutor
Bio: Alex Kaiser studied architecture at Oxford Brookes and the Architectural Association. In 2011 he co-founded the practice Ordinary Ltd, an East London-based studio focused on creative investigations at the intersection of architecture, digital fabrication, material sciences and theory. He also likes to draw.
Heiko Kalmbach
Unit/Programme:AAIS
Position:Course Consultant
Bio: Heiko Kalmbach is a filmmaker, video artist and stage director. He started making films when he moved to New York City in the mid 90s where he stayed for ten years. His films have screened at Festivals like the Berlin International Film Festival, São Paulo Film Festival und CPH:DOX Copenhagen. His work for the stage as a director and video designer has been presented at Drama Fest Mexico, Autorentheatertage Hamburg, Volksbühne Berlin and the Fusion Festival. His collaboration with composer Katharina Rosenberger, the interactive sound and video installation VIVA VOCE has been shown at Human Resources Gallery in Los Angeles, Sweet Thunder Festival in San Francisco and Kleiner Wasserspeicher Berlin. He is co-founder of the Berlin based production company Spoonfilm and the New York / Berlin performance group Naturaleza Humana. www.heikokalmbach.com
Mara-Sophie Kanthak
Unit/Programme:Media Studies
Position:Course Tutor
Bio: Mara Kanthak works on the verge between art and architecture. Her approach is based on experiment taking inspiration from literature and theatrical performance, narration and speculations on culture, societies, ecosystems, landscapes and technologies. She currently works for muf architecture/art and has previously taught at the TU Berlin and the Bartlett.
Mariam Kapsali
Unit/Programme:Sustainable Environmental Design
Position:Course Tutor
Bio: Mariam Kapsali graduated with Distinction from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism at the National Technical University of Athens and won an IKY scholarship to the MSc in Sustainable Environmental Design at the AA which she completed with Distinction. She has been a member of the SED teaching staff since 2012 and is an architect at Architype Architects. Mariam was a member of the Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development and a Research Fellow on Building Performance Evaluation at the Low Carbon Building Group at the School of Architecture Oxford Brookes University. Prior to joining the Architectural Association Mariam worked as an architect in Athens.
Charikleia Karamali-Zeri
Unit/Programme:Diploma 15
Position:Unit Master/Tutor
Bio: Harikleia Karamali is project architect at Rare Architecture in London. She graduated from the AA in 2014 and has been a unit tutor since 2015. She has worked at John Pawson Architects and has been involved in visiting schools and design workshops worldwide.
Amandine Maia Johanna Kastler
Unit/Programme:Intermediate 9
Position:Unit Tutor
Bio: Amandine Kastler is an Oslo based Architect. Amandine worked at OMA/AMO Rotterdam and David Chippefield Architects London. She currently directs her own studio as well as the AA Visiting School in Lyngør Norway. Amandine studied at the AA, graduating with Honours in 2010. She was awarded multiple prizes including the RIBA Bronze Medal.
Konstantinos Kizis
Unit/Programme:First Year
Position:Studio Tutor
Bio: Costandis Kizis is a practicing architect and educator. He holds a PhD (Architectural Association), a MSc in Advanced Architectural Design (Columbia University) and a Masters in Architecture (NTUAthens, with honours). He has taught at the Architectural Association, at Central Saint Martins and at Leeds Beckett University. He is principal at Kizis Architects and has been repeatedly awarded in architectural competitions.
Robert Knight
Unit/Programme:Technical Studies
Position:Course Lecturer - First Year TS1
Bio: Robert studied Architectural Engineering at the University of Leeds and Penn State University. He is a Chartered Structural Engineer and an Associate at Engenuiti, a London based Structural and Civil Engineering practice. His experience ranges from working with historic listed buildings to engineered timber structures to an island resort in the UAE.
Antiopi Koronaki
Unit/Programme:Emergent Technologies
Position:Studio Tutor
Bio: Antiopi Koronaki is an architect engineer, currently pursuing a PhD on topology optimization at the University of Bath. She is a studio tutor in the Emergent Technologies and Design program at the AA, while she has been teaching Technical Studies since 2014. Her research interests lie in complex geometries and material systems with the associated computational tools and fabrication techniques. She has tutored computation and fabrication workshops and her work has featured in exhibitions internationally. Her work experience includes a range of international projects at the bridge team of Wilkinson Eyre Architects and small scale projects in Greece. She gained her Diploma in Architecture and Engineering from the N.T.U.A, Athens and the E.T.S.A.B., Barcelona.

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