Alicia Nahmad Vazquez
Unit/Programme:DRL
Position:Studio Master
Bio: Alicia is an architect who explores design through the integration of materials and technology in relation to context specific environments. Her professional and research work has focused on exploring the relationship between architecture, technology and fabrication. She is a Ph.D. research fellow at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University where she explores human- robot collaboration in design processes. Currently, she is an Artist-in-Residence at Autodesk Pier 9 where she is exploring novel collaborative design processes between robots, machines, designers and materials. Previously she worked as an architect at Populous and at Zaha Hadid Architects, London and completed her Master’s degree at the AA school of Architecture, London in 2010.
Ryan Neiheiser
Unit/Programme:Intermediate 15
Position:Unit Master
Bio: Ryan Neiheiser is co-founder of Neiheiser Argyros, a London-based multidisciplinary architecture practice with projects in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Greece. He received his Masters degree in 2008 from the Princeton University School of Architecture after earning a dual Bachelors degree in Engineering and Art from Swarthmore College in 2001. Neiheiser has worked at a number of award winning firms in Europe and the United States, including the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in Rotterdam and Diller Scofidio + Renfro in New York City. He has taught at the AA since 2014 and has previously taught Master’s level thesis at Princeton University. He is a co-founder of the architecture publication, Another Pamphlet, was a co-editor of the book, Agenda: Can We Sustain Our Ability to Crisis? (Actar, 2010), and has published articles in New Geographies, Bidoun, and Pidgin. Neiheiser is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, USA and has lived in Rotterdam, Brussels, and New York prior to moving to London in 2014.
John Wing Kay Ng
Unit/Programme:First Year
Position:Studio Master
Bio: John Ng studied architecture at the University of Bath and the AA, where he has taught since 2011. He founded ELSEWHERE and practises architecture in London. His work has been shortlisted and won in international competitions.

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