Klaus Bode
Unit/Programme:Sustainable Environmental Design
Position:Studio Master
Valentin Bontjes van Beek
Unit/Programme:INTER 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.
Nabaneeta Shumi Bose
Position:Course Teaching Assistant (2nd Year)
Bio: Shumi Bose is a teacher, curator and editor based in London. She is a senior lecturer in Contextual Studies for BA Architecture at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, and teaches History and Theory Studies at the Architectural Association. In 2016, she co-founded REAL and the Real Review, a publication about architecture geared at a general readership, and regularly works editorially on architectural books and magazines. With Finn Williams and Jack Self, Shumi co-curated Home Economics at the British Pavilion, for the 15th Venice Biennale of Architecture, 2016. In 2012, she was a curatorial collaborator with Sir David Chipperfield for Common Ground, the 13th Venice Biennale of Architecture. Recent publications include Home Economics (The Spaces, 2016), Wherever You Find People: The Radical Schools of Oscar Niemeyer, Darcy Ribeiro and Leonel Brizola (Park Books, 2016), Places for Strangers (Park Books, 2014) and Real Estates (Bedford Press, 2014)
Charles Creswell Brentnall
Unit/Programme:DESIGN AND MAKE
Position:Course Tutor
Torsten Broeder
Position:Software Tutor
Alistair Giles Bruce
Unit/Programme:Technical Studies
Position:Course Lecturer
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.

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