David Illingworth
Unit/Programme:Technical Studies
Position:Course Tutor, Diploma TS4, Technical Studies, AA Undergraduate School Course Tutor, Diploma TS5, Technical Studies, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: David Illingworth is a Chartered Structural Engineer who has worked in diverse design teams to develop a variety of building types. These include arenas, super-tall high-rise, train stations, public spaces, schools, offices, residential and retail. These have been located in UK, North America, Russia, the Middle East and Australia. He always aims to drill down into the fundamentals of the design brief and the client’s needs to provide a focused solution. Often this involves integration of functions and technology to provide efficient solutions.
Anderson Inge
Unit/Programme:Media Studies
Position:Course Lecturer, Media Studies, AA Undergraduate School Intermediate Course Master, Media Studies, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Anderson Inge practices architecture in London. He trained in both architecture and structures at MIT, and in fine arts at Central St Martins. He has developed a pedagogy for drawing and visualization which he has delivered at numerous architectural firms and universities, currently at the AA and the Rural Studio.
Platon Issaias
Unit/Programme:Projective Cities
Position:Co-Director, Projective Cities, AA Graduate School Studio Master, Diploa Unit 7
Bio: Platon studied architecture in Thessaloniki, Greece (AUTh) and holds an MSc in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University and a PhD from TU Delft. He has written and lectured extensively about Greek urbanisation and the politics of urban development. His published work includes ‘From the Flat to the City: The construction of Modern Greek Subjectivity’ Joelho, issue 8 (2017), ‘Domestic, Production and Debt: For a Theory of the Informal’ in T. Stoppani et al (eds) This Thing Called Theory (London, 2016), ‘Mechanism of Suspension: Infrastructure and Legislation for Free Camping’ in Y. Aesopos Tourism Landscapes: Remaking Greece (Domes Editions, 2015) with T. Issaias and A. Vougia; ‘On Conflict, Generic and the Informal: The Greek Case’, in Very, Vary Veri, Harvard GSD, 2 (2015); ‘The Absence of Plan as a Project: Notes on the Planning development of Modern Athens, 1830-2010’. in P.V. Aureli (ed.) The City as a Project (Ruby Press, 2013); ‘From Dom-ino to Polykatoikia’, DOMUS, issue 962, October (2012) with P.V. Aureli and M.S. Giudici; and ‘Labour, City, Architecture: Athens as a case study’ in P. Dragonas, A. Skiada, Made In Athens (YPEKA, 2012) with P.V. Aureli and M.S. Giudici. Platon has been practicing individually and in collaboration across a wide range of scales including architecture, urban design and planning. Key projects include the 2nd prize in UIA’s International Architectural Competition for the Innovative, Bioclimatic, European School Complex in Crete, and the commendation in the European Architectural Competition ‘Re-Think Athens’ for the creation of a new city centre in Athens (with Antonas Office). In 2018, he co-curated the exhibition Islands of Exile: The Case of Leros in Manifesta 12, Palermo, Italy, which presented the findings of a four-year-long interdisciplinary project on the island of Leros, Greece and int history as a place of displacement, detention, and control.
Sho Ito
Unit/Programme:Technical Studies
Position:Course Tutor - Intermediate TS3 and Diploma TS5, Technical Studies, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Sho Ito graduated from the AA in 2016 where he obtained his AA Diploma. He has worked for Kuma Kengo & Associate, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partner, dRMM and currently works at AHMM across the residential and commercial sectors. He is a studio tutor at Nottingham Trent University teaching the Master program.

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