Kathy Gal
Position:Programme Head, Professional Studies
Bio: Kathy Gal is an architect and director of gal.com, a private architectural practice in London. She is a construction contract adjudicator and teaches, examines and leads professional practice studies at architecture schools in the UK and Ireland. She is also a member of the RIBA Validation Panel.
Fabrizio Gallanti
Position:Course Consultant
Bio: Fabrizio Gallanti is the Associate Director Programs at the Canadian Centre of Architecture in Montreal. He has wide-ranging and international experience in architectural design, education, publication, and exhibitions.
Efrén García Grinda
Unit/Programme:DIP 05
Position:Unit Master
Bio: Efrén García Grinda and Cristina Díaz Moreno are both architects, regular contributors to El Croquis and founders of the Madrid-based office amid.cero9 (cero9.com). Since 1998 they have taught at ETSAM and ESAYA, and have been visiting teachers at Cornell, Paris-Malaquais, ESARQ and EPSA. They have won more than 30 prizes in national and international competitions, and their projects and writings have been collected in Breathable and From Cero9 to AMID.
Alexandra Katerina Garcia Lipezker
Position:Course Tutor
Bio: Alexandra K.G. Lipezker is an architect at Foster and Partners. She graduated from the Design Research Laboratory (Post-Professional) in the Architectural Association, School of Architecture in London, UK in 2015. At the AA she studied with Theodore Spyropoulos (Minimaforms), Robert Stuart-Smith (Kokkugia), and undertook a thesis titled – WIRED R4D4 – with studio tutor Shajay Bhooshan (Zaha Hadid Architects). She has a Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University in the USA, where she was awarded the University Scholars Award in 2012. She completed a thesis titled – Force-Lines. The proposal was chosen for the Thesis Awards Jury at Syracuse Architecture, and awarded Dean’s Citation for Excellence in Thesis Design. In the past, she has worked on architectural publication in Florence, Italy for Image MEDIA AGENCY. She was involved in several events including the Kent State Forum on the City: Madrid, Image ARCHIVE at the MAXXI in Rome, La Biennale di Venezia: Mostra Internazionale di Architettura 2012’s conference GREENHOUSE TALK, and Hong Kong’s pavilion Inter Cities / Intra Cities: Ghostwriting the Future. She has published various articles for architects such as Sadar+Vuga, Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners, Andrea Maffei Architects and Bernard Tschumi Architects. She has worked as an architectural intern at Legorreta+Legorreta, in Mexico City, where she was involved in the BBVA Bancomer Headquarters design, the firm’s joint project with Rogers, Stirk, Harbour + Partners. She has also been invited as a guest critic at Syracuse University. She is an architect, writer, photographer and graphics designer. Alexandra was born in Mexico City, but has lived in Chicago, New York, Florence (IT), and London (UK).
Maria Sheherazade Giudici
Unit/Programme:FIRST YEAR
Position:Studio Master
Bio: Maria Shéhérazade Giudici earned her PhD from TU Delft with a thesis on the construction of modern subjectivity through the project of public space. After completing her MA at Mendrisio Academy of Architecture, she has been working on large-scale urban developments with offices BAU Bucharest, Donis Rotterdam and Dogma Brussels, as well as teaching at the AA, the Berlage Institute and BIArch Barcelona. Maria is the founder of publishing and educational platform Black Square.
Ben Godber
Unit/Programme:Technical Studies
Position:Course Consultant, 1st Year
Bio: Ben Godber is a practising structural engineer and Director of Godber & Co. Ltd. Prior to training as an engineer, Ben practised and studied architecture. Ben is a graduate of both the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL and Imperial College’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Before founding Godber & Co, Ben was an Associate at Expedition Engineering where he gained wide experience of delivering structural engineering design on a variety of projects in close collaboration with architects. Ben is committed to the teaching of structures and construction technology to architects. He is a frequent guest critic on design juries, he has returned to teach at The Bartlett, and is Associate Lecturer in Structures at the University of Kent’s School of Architecture in Canterbury.
Francisco Gonzalez de Canales
Unit/Programme:INTER 08
Position:Unit Master
Bio: Francisco González de Canales studied architecture at ETSA Seville, ETSA Barcelona and Harvard University, and worked for Foster + Partners and Rafael Moneo. He is co-director of Canales & Lombardero and has lectured in England, Chile, Mexico, Spain and the US. Among his recent publications are First Works (2009), Experiments with life itself (2012) and Rafael Moneo: A Theory through Practicing (2013), Rafael Moneo: Building, Writing, Teaching (2015).
Evan Green
Unit/Programme:Technical Studies
Position:Course Lecturer
Bio: Evan Green is a Senior Acoustics Consultant at Sound Space Design. He holds a Masters degree in Acoustics from the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton and a Masters degree in Physics from the University of Bath.
Evan Greenberg
Unit/Programme:Emergent Technologies
Position:Studio Master
Bio: Evan Greenberg is a researcher, designer and educator with interests in biomimicry, advanced fabrication processes, and resilient systems and urban microclimates. He has worked with architects, engineers, artists and fashion designers around the world. He has taught at the AA since 2008 upon gaining his MSc with distinction in Emergent Technologies and Design. Evan has directed workshops and lectured internationally and is a fellow of the Biomimicry Institute.
David Greene
Position:Unit Master

David Greene, born Nottingham 1937, usual English provincial suburban upbringing, Art School, elected Associate member of the RIBA and onto London to begin a nervous twitchy career, from big buildings to T-shirts for Paul Smith to conceptual speculations for Archigram which he founded with Peter Cook. RIBA Gold Medal 2002 (Archigram). Joint Annie Spinks Award with Sir Peter Cook (2002). Currently visiting Prof of Architecture at Oxford Brookes University and External Examiner on the Masters in Advanced Research at the Bartlett.

Konstantinos Grigoriadis
Unit/Programme:DESIGN AND MAKE
Position:Course Lecturer, Workshop
Bio: Kostas Grigoriadis studied architecture at the Bartlett School, UCL followed by a Master in Architecture and Urbanism at the AA's Design Research Laboratory. Having previously worked for Foster+ Partners, he is currently co-designing a large-scale mixed-use development in New Delhi and pursuing a PhD in Architecture at the Royal College of Art in London.
Joseph Grima
Unit/Programme:INTER 14
Position:Unit Master - Inter Unit 14
Diego Grinberg
Unit/Programme:Housing and Urbanism
Position:Course Consultant
Pablo Gugel Quiroga
Unit/Programme:Technical Studies
Position:Course Tutor, Intermediate
Bio: Pablo Gugel studied at the ETSA, La Coruna and gained his MArch in Sustainable Environmental Design at the AA. He worked as an architect at Grimshaw Architects, as an environmental consultant at BDSP and is currently working at Atelier Ten as an environmental designer.
Soomeen Hahm
Position:Software Tutor
Winston Hampel
Unit/Programme:INTER 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 History & Critical Thinking programme at the AA. He has recently taught in the AA First Year Studio, History and Theory Studies and in the DRL. Having worked for practices in Germany and France, he is now in a collaborative practice based between Munich and London.
Samantha Isabel Hardingham
Unit/Programme:DIP 07
Position:Unit Master
Bio: Samantha Hardingham is an architectural writer, editor and curator and has been a design studio tutor across all years at the Architectural Association since 2008. She graduated from the AA in 1993 and her publishing work began then, with several editions of the original ellipsis architecture guide series. She was senior research fellow in the Research Centre for Experimental Practice at the University of Westminster 2003-09. During that time she originated the Supercrit series of events and publications and completed an exhibition and publication on the work of Archigram member, David Greene. She has written, edited and curated a number of books and exhibitions on the work of Cedric Price and has lectured on this and related subjects internationally. She was invited Visiting Scholar at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (2009). Samantha is the writer and editor of the forthcoming two-volume anthology, Cedric Price Works 1952 - 2003: A Forward-minded Retrospective supported by the Canadian Centre for Architecture, the Graham Foundation and the Cedric Price Estate. http://exp-edu.org http://www.grahamfoundation.org/grantees?mode=2012
Andres Harris Aguirre
Unit/Programme:MEDIA STUDIES
Position:Computing Course
Bio: 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.
Juliet Haysom
Position:Studio Tutor
Bio: Juliet Haysom trained in Fine Art at The Ruskin School, University of Oxford and The Royal College of Art, London. Her commitment to working on site-specific projects led to her completion of RIBA Part-1 at the AA in 2013. She then worked as an Associate Artist at Muf Architecture Art where she assisted as a designer and directed various community engagement projects. In 2015-16 she will be developing an solo artist's commission built into the site of a 19th Century prison in Bristol, and co-organising a conference and exhibition relating to the site and to the relationship between surveillance and behaviour. She lives and works in London.
Hugo Hinsley
Unit/Programme:Housing and Urbanism
Position:Studio Master

Hugo Hinsley is an architect with experience in housing, community buildings and urban development projects. He works mainly in London, and has been a consultant to many projects in Europe, Australia and the US. He is a member of the research committee of Europan, and has taught, lectured and published internationally. He was the Chettle Fellow at the University of Sydney in 1996. Recent research includes Londons design and planning, particularly in Docklands and Spital?elds; urban policy and structure in European cities; and housing and urban density.

The AA has undergone an educational oversight monitoring visit by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and have received its final report, which is available in full at:


The monitoring visit resulted in the following outcome:

The QAA monitoring team has concluded that we are making commendable progress in implementing the action plan from the Review for Educational Oversight.