Paula Cadima
Unit/Programme:Sustainable Environmental Design
Position:Programme Co-Director, AA Graduate School; Member, AA Teaching Committee; PhD supervisor, AA PhD Programme;
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 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
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. He was a tutor at the AA Visiting School in Sao Paulo in 2018. 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.
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 infrastructures, networks and geometries 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:History and Theory
Position: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 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 PhD Candidate - AA
Bio: provided in CV
Ricardo Olavo Carvalho de Ostos
Unit/Programme:Intermediate 3
Matilde Cassani
Unit/Programme:Intermediate 11
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 degrees from Manchester University (BA Hons), Architectural Association (AA Piploma) and University of Granada, Spain (PhD) and 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 practising in London and Canada. She has been working with the Forum of Contemporary Architectural Theories since 2009. Susan was an associate partner at PLP architecture.
Alexandra Chechetkina
Position:Course Lecturer, AA Visiting School (AAVS Moscow Director)
Bio: Alexandra Chechetkina graduated from Moscow Architectural Institute and obtained Master of Architecture degree at the AA School of Architecture in London. Completed short courses in architecture at the Institute of Advanced Architecture in Catalonia, Central St.Martins University in London and Strelka Institute in Moscow. Worked as an architect in Meganom (Moscow), as an urban designer in TSPA (Berlin), as a lead architect in Strelka Architects (Moscow) and currently is a project leader and researcher in Strelka KB (Moscow).

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