Paula Cadima
Unit/Programme:Sustainable Environmental Design
Position:Programme Co-Director, AA Graduate School; Member, AA Teaching Committee; PhD supervisor, AA PhD Programme; Course Master, AA Graduate School.
Bio: Paula Cadima is co-director of the MArch+MSc Sustainable Environmental Design, Supervisor of the AA PhD Programme and a Member of the AA Teaching Committee. She has been in architectural practice and environmental research for more than twenty five years and has taught at the Faculty of Architecture at the Technical University of Lisbon, where she was Founding Director of the Bioclimatic Architecture MPhil Programme. She has worked for the European Commission in Brussels for five years, where she was involved in the management of projects promoting energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and world-class research in emerging fields. She chaired the Environment & Sustainable Architecture working group of the Architect's Council of Europe in 2009 and was the president of the International PLEA Network from 2011-2017.
Herman Calleja
Unit/Programme:Sustainable Environmental Design
Position:Consultant, , AA Graduate School
Bio: Herman Calleja has practiced as an architect in Malta and Spain before joining the M.Arch in Sustainable Environmental Design at the AA, graduating with distinction in 2012. Since then he has worked as an Environmental Consultant at BDSP/ChapmanBDSP assisting various design teams with regards to environmental design, occupant comfort, façade design, CFD analysis, daylighting and passive design strategies that reduce heating, cooling and lighting demand. At ChapmanBDSP Herman has introduced the application of parametric environmental design and has worked on a variety of projects including a university building for the Institut Mines-Télécom with Grafton Architects, the LSE CBR with RSH+P, a mixed-use development with Foster+Partners, the Dubai Observation tower with Santiago Calatrava, a high-rise office tower with AHMM and a private residence in UAE with Zaha Hadid Architects. Herman is interested in the application of parametric design research within the field of Environmental Design. Pursuing this research Herman has participated in various Smart Geometry workshops since 2008. He has attended tuition under Arthur Mamou-Mani, Martha Tsigkari and Ecologic Studio and has recently completed a Parametric Engineering course at Imperial College. Herman has also contributed at a number conferences as NCEUB and PLEA. His main area of interest is the combination of climate-based daylighting modelling with the assessment of occupant thermal comfort through a parametric design platform.
Nerea Calvillo Gonzalez
Unit/Programme:Intermediate 11
Position:Unit Master, Intermediate 11, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Nerea Calvillo is an architect, researcher and curator. The work produced at her office, C+ arquitectos, and her visualization projects like In the Air have been presented, exhibited and published at international venues like the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), the Contemporary Art Museum of Chile (MAC) or LABoral Art and Industrial Creation Centre. She has taught at the UEM, Alicante University and the GSD Harvard University. She has been a Poiesis Fellow (NYU) and a Fullbright fellow, and is currently Assistant Professor at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies at University of Warwick. She obtained her PhD at ETSAM Madrid in 2013.
Claudio Campanile
Unit/Programme:Landscape and Urbanism
Position:Course Tutor, Landscape and Urbanism, AA Graduate School
Bio: Claudio Campanile is an engineer and computational designer. His main interest relies on developing computational tools and integrated pipelines to synthesise complexity within design problems. Namely, within the domain of complex geometries, structural systems and digital manufacturing to deliver innovative design technology models for the built environment.After having experienced jobs in China and the UK, Claudio obtained his MSc in the Emergent Technologies and Design programme at the AA School of Architecture.
Mark Campbell
Unit/Programme:Media Studies
Position:Studio Master, Design and Make, AA Graduate School Programme Head, Media Studies, AA Graduate School PhD 2nd Supervisor, PhD, AA Graduate School Studio Master, Projective Cities, AA Graduate School Thesis Master, History and Theory, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Mark Campbell directs the MPhil in Media Practices at the AA School. He completed his PhD and MA as a Fulbright Scholar at Princeton University. Currently a visiting professor of architecture at Southeast University, Nanjing,he has taught at the Cooper Union, Princeton and Auckland University. Previously managing editor of Grey Room and the Cooper Union Archive, he is most recently the author of Paradise Lost (AA Publications).
Brendon Carlin
Unit/Programme:Intermediate 6
Position:Unit Master, Intermediate 6, AA Undergraduate School Course Lecturer, , AA Visiting School
Bio: provided in CV
Javier F Castañón
Unit/Programme:Technical Studies
Position:Course Master, , AA Undergraduate School Member of the Undergraduate Management Committee, , AA Undergraduate School Programme Head, Technical Studies, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Javier Castañón has been in private practice since 1978. Director of Castanon Associates (London) and Castañón Asociados (Madrid), he has taught at the AA since 1978, most recently as Head of Technical Studies and Master of Technical Studies programme for the Diploma School. He has also taught in other UK Schools and at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.
Shu Susan Chai
Unit/Programme:History and Theory
Position:Diploma Course Tutor, History and Theory, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Susan Chai is a graduate of the AA and currently an associate partner at PLP architecture. She has been working with the Forum of Contemporary Architectural Theories, an ongoing collaborative project between AA and Southeast University in China since 2009.
Judith Clark
Unit/Programme:History and Theory
Position:Diploma Course Tutor, History and Theory, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Clark opened the first experimental gallery of fashion in London (1997-2002). Since then Clark has curated major exhibitions of dress at the V&A, London; ModeMuseum, Antwerp; Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Palazzo Pitti, Florence; Palais de Tokyo, Paris, Simone Handbag Museum, Seoul, and in 2012 installed Frida Kahlo’s dresses at her home in Mexico City. In 2015 she curated and designed the inaugural exhibition at La Galerie, Louis Vuitton, in Asnieres. Her exhibition commissioned by the Barbican Art Gallery, entitled ‘The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined’ travelled to Winter Palais in Vienna, and will open at ModeMuseum, Hasselt in September 2017. Her Femininities. Guy Bourdin exhibition opened at Maison Chloe in July 2017 during Paris Couture week. Clark lectures internationally on issues of dress display.
Fenella Collingridge
Position:Consultant - Colour, Foundation, AA Undergraduate School.
Bio: Fenella Collingridge graduated with honours at the Architecture Association and has a first class degree in Painting from Camberwell School of Art. She has taught architecture at East London university, the Royal College of Art, the Architectural Association and the Bartlett. For the past 9 years Fenella has been Associate designer and collaborator with Peter Salter on Walmer Yard. In parallel she has been a curator of Saturated Space AA research cluster with Antoni Malinowski, exploring the relationship between colour, tone, texture and form in architecture.

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