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
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.
Nannette Jackowski
Unit/Programme:Intermediate 3
Position:Unit Master, Intermediate 3, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Nannette Jackowski is a former project architect at Wilkinson Eyre Architects and currently works for Zaha Hadid in London. She has been involved in the design, detailing, construction and management of a variety of small and large scale projects like Zentralstadion Leipzig – a football stadium for the World Cup 2006 in Germany, Maggie’s Centre in Oxford and the London Aquatic Centre for the Olympic Games 2012 in London. Nannette studied architecture at the Leipzig University of Applied Sciences in Germany and received a master of architecture degree at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London under the direction of Sir Peter Cook. Together with Ricardo de Ostos she founded NaJa & deOstos, a London-based studio developed as a platform for experimental architecture. They are the authors of The Hanging Cemetery of Baghdad (2007), Pamphlet Architecture 29: Ambiguous Spaces (2008) and Scavengers and Other Creatures in Promised Lands (2017). In 2012 they were nominated for the Iakov Chernikhov prize for young architects around the world.
Sam Mirko Christian Jacoby
Unit/Programme:Projective Cities
Position:Course Director, Projective Cities, AA Graduate School PhD Supervisor, AA Graduate School Member of the Graduate Management Committee Member of the Academic Board
Bio: Sam Jacoby is a chartered architect with an AA Diploma and a doctorate from the Technische Universität Berlin. He has worked in the UK, Germany, USA and Malaysia and has taught since 2002 at the AA, as well as at the University of Nottingham, The Bartlett (UCL), Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, Hochschule Anhalt and Royal College of Art. He is currently Director of the AA Projective Cities programme.
Martin Collins Jameson
Unit/Programme:Diploma 1
Position:Unit Master, Diploma 1, AA Undergraduate School
Bio: Partner at Serie Architects London. Working on projects in Singapore, India and UK with emphasis on large-scale civic, educational and technology sectors. Unit Master at AA School of Architecture with Miraj Ahmed since 2009. Prior career as management consultant with Booz Allen. Completed over 40 assignments across Asia Pacific, USA and Europe. MBA from IMD Switzerland, and BA (hons) from Oxford University in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
Paul Jeffries
Position:Software Tutor, DRL, AA Graduate School
Bio: Paul is a Chartered Engineer and Computational Design specialist with ten years of experience, particularly on projects involving unusual and innovative structural forms. As Computational Design Lead at Ramboll he is responsible for pushing forward the use of the computer as a design tool. He is passionate about leveraging computing power to enable new and more efficient approaches to design and to that end both develops custom software design technology and applies it to solve real design problems.

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