Andrew Richard Haas
Unit/Programme:New York
Position:Course Lecturer, New York, AA Visiting School
Bio: Andrew Haas is a New York based designer focused on biologically inspired, computationally driven approaches to design. He received his Master’s in Emerging Technologies & Design at the Architectural Association (AA) in London. He has professional experience at Zaha Hadid Architects in London, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in New York, and is currently with Kohn Pederson Fox in New York. He is a Fellow at the Urban Design Forum, an Emerging Leader for the Regional Plan Association, and Founder of the New York Digital Design Community, a forum dedicated to advancements in design through technology.
Winston Hampel
Unit/Programme:Intermediate 10
Position:Unit Master, Intermediate 10, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Winston Hampel studied architecture and design in Hamburg, Paris and Stuttgart, where he received his Diploma, and graduated from the History & Critical Thinking programme at the AA. He has taught across AA First Year Studio, History & Theory and the DRL. He has worked for practices in Germany and France, and is now based between Munich and London.
Alan Harries
Unit/Programme:Technical Studies
Position:Course Tutor - Intermediate TS3, Technical Studies, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Dr ALAN HARRIES Alan is a director at Integration consultancy ( based in London and delivering building services and environmental design solution across all sectors. He has fifteen-years’ experience covering building and energy design, development, implementation and post-occupancy evaluation. His projects include a number of prestigious developments such as one of the first BREEAM “Excellent” buildings, The National Assembly of Wales and the first BREEAM “Outstanding” educational building, the London School of Economics Student Centre, as well as major international developments such as Central Market and the Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi with Foster and Partners. He also led the technical development of the Blind Light exhibition for artist Antony Gormley and studied the real-world energy performance of large commercial and retail buildings for clients such as the Crown Estate. He has a 1st Class Degree and PhD in engineering, is a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and a member of the Energy Institute (MEI). He has been lecturing at the Architectural Association since 2002. He was the lead author of the book Urban Wind Energy and a journal paper entitled “London 2012 Velodrome – integrating advanced simulation into the design process”. The main engineering industry body, CIBSE, now use examples of his project work to exemplify best practice building simulation in their latest industry guides.
Andres Harris Aguirre
Unit/Programme:Media Studies
Position:Lab Consultant, Media Studies, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Andres Harris, MSc AA 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, Foundation, AA Undergraduate School Course Tutor , Media Studies, AA Undergraduate School
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. She is currently developing a solo artist's commission built into the site of a 19th Century prison in Bristol, and is Lead Artist for two new public spaces- a park on Unity Street in Bristol, and a garden at Kingsgate in Amesbury. She lives and works in London.
Carl Fredrik Valdemar Hellberg
Unit/Programme:Intermediate 1
Position:Unit Master, Intermediate 1, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Fredrik Hellberg is a graduate from the Architectural Association in London and founded Space Popular in Bangkok in 2013 together with Lara Lesmes. The practice has since completed built projects both in Asia and Europe and participated in a wide range of international competitions. In 2011 he joined INDA, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok where he was 3rd year coordinator from 2013 to 2016. He has lead a wide range of research projects and workshops in Europe and Asia and has, through design and research studio Tools for Architecture, investigated topics such as masonry structures, interior pubic space, spatial perception and virtual architecture. In the fall of 2016, together with Lara Lesmes, launched Tools for Architecture at the Architectural Association in London where they are unit masters of Intermediate One, exploring experience driven design methods.
Elisa Hernandez
Unit/Programme:Technical Studies
Position:Course Tutor - Intermediate TS2, Technical Studies, AA Undergraduate School, AA School
Bio: Elisa is an engineer in the façades team at Arup, where she applies her architectural design experience in projects such as V&A Dundee, Maggie's Centre at St. Bartholomew's Hospital and Television Centre in Wood Lane. She studied Civil Engineering with Architecture at the University of Glasgow and at Mackintosh School of Art. She is completing her chartership through the Institution of Civil Engineering.
Daniel Hill
Unit/Programme:Diploma 13

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