Klaus Bode
Unit/Programme:Sustainable Environmental Design
Valentin Bontjes van Beek
Unit/Programme:Intermediate 10
Position:Unit Master
Bio: Valentin Bontjes van Beek runs vbvb studio in London and has taught at the AA since 2001. He trained in Germany as a carpenter and then worked as an architect in New York with Bernard Tschumi and Raimund Abraham before returning to London to practise and teach. A recent commission, the reconstruction of a 1:1 scale model of the IBM Ovoid Theatre,originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames for the 1964 world’s fair, was on display as part of the ‘The World of Charls and Ray Eams’ exhibition at the Barbican.
Charles Creswell Brentnall
Unit/Programme:Design and Make
Position:Course Consultant
Torsten Broeder
Position:Software Tutor
Alistair Giles Bruce
Unit/Programme:Technical Studies
Position:Course Master First Year TS1, Intermediate TS2/3 and Diploma 5
Bio: Giles Bruce is a chartered architect, specialising in sustainable environmental design. As director of A-Zero Architects, his main design interest is exploring the creative opportunities that low energy design presents in terms of form, materiality, and expression. He has taught at UCL Bartlett, University of Nottingham, UAL Central Saint Martins, University College Dublin, and lectured extensively internationally on environmental design.
Gustavo Brunelli
Unit/Programme:Sustainable Environmental Design
Position:Studio Master
Bio: Gustavo Brunelli studied Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of São Paulo and completed the MA in Environment & Energy Studies at the AA in 2004 with Distinction. Gustavo has been a tutor at the AA SED since 2009. Outside the AA, Gustavo has worked as an environmental consultant with BDSP Partnership on projects in the UK and abroad, including leading the environmental team on the Velodrome for the London 2012 Olympic Games. He currently leads the Advanced Building Optimisation team at Hurley Palmer Flatt.

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