Editors

Executive Editor: Dr Graham Cairns PhD. MA. B(Arch). BA(hons). IE. RIBA.

Dr Graham Cairns, UK, has taught at Universities in Spain, the UK, Mexico, South Africa and Gambia. He has worked in architectural studios in London and Hong Kong and ran a performing arts company, Hybrid Artworks, with a specialism in video installation and performance art. The author and editor of five books, he has presented papers at  international conferences and has published on architecture, film, interior design and advertising. Currently, he is conducting research at Columbia University, New York. He is also Honorary Senior Research Associate the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London. For more information visit his website.

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Academic Editor: Prof. Murray Fraser.

Professor of Architecture and Global Culture, Vice-Dean of Research for the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment. Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.

Selected Publications include: Critical Architecture (ed., 2007); Architecture and the ‘Special Relationship’: The American influence on post-war British architecture (2007); Architecture and Globalisation in the Persian Gulf Region (ed., 2013); Design Research in Architecture (ed., 2013)

 

Co-ordinating Editors:

Dr. Jennifer L. Gray  BA, MA, PhD.

Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, New York, US

Dr. Jennifer L. Gray is an art and architectural historian specializing in the relationships between social politics, material culture, and the built environment, with an interest in critical preservation and curatorial practices. She teaches in the Graduate School of Architecture at Columbia University and is an Educator at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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Editors:

C. A. Debelius, M Arch I, AIA

Associate Professor, Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment at Appalachian State University, US. ABD, Doctoral Program in Education Leadership, Appalachian State University.

C. A. Debelius teaches architectural design, structures, and sustainable building construction courses. In 2007 his design work was the subject of a solo exhibition at The Knoxville Museum of Art. Debelius is a licensed architect in the State of California. His primary research interest is the examination of the shared domain of the art of architecture and the science of ‘Jellyfish’ Drawings of Daniel Castor” (2007); “Landscape with Human Figure” (2010; “ANNUIT COEPTIS: National Identity, Aspiration, and Latrobe’s Invention of the American Order” (2012); and “Making and Thinking” (2013)]. Debelius was an Assistant Director of the architecture and design journal Forward from 2012 to 2014. Debelius has an M. Arch I degree from the Harvard Graduate School of a Design and an AB from Dartmouth College. His current research project is a discussion of the paintings of Robert Slutzky.

Dr. Silvio Carta Ing. Arch. PhD. DE. AFHEA. ARB. RIBA.

Programme Leader in Architecture – Interior Architecture and Design at the University of Hertfordshire, UK

Silvio Carta is an architect and academic based in London. His main fields of interest are architectural theory, digital design and public space. His studies have focused on the understanding of the contemporary architecture, digital processes, architectural criticism, research through making, and the analysis of the design process. Silvio is head of the editorial board of Seoul-based C3 magazine, and the curator of the international lecture series AUDITORIUM 2015-16: The Architecture of Information, Data, People and Public Space (Leuven, Belgium).

Aya Alphs, BA, MA.

Independent Scholar, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge, UK.

Aya Alphs is an architectural historian and editor based in Paris.  Her research explores the political and cultural networks that have contributed to the cult of celebrity in architecture. She has an MA in History of Art and Architecture from the University of York and a BA in the History of Art and Architecture from New York University. She is also Managing Editor and Paris Events Manager of the King’s Review and was previously Managing Editor and Copyeditor of Scroope.

Dr. Michail Galanakis PhD. MA. MArch

Independent Scholar, Helsinki

Dr. Michail Galanakis research covers an interest in the social aspects of public space and the design and management opportunities presented by social inclusionary approaches. His research has won prizes and he has been awarded numerous grants and scholarships. Galanakis has a Masters degree in the Arts from the Design Academy Eindhoven, Holland; a Masters in Architecture from Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, Greece and a Doctorate of Arts from University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland. He is an independent researcher currently writing and teaching in Helsinki.