Shama Anbrine is a lecturer at the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan and currently on sabbatical to complete a PhD at the Liverpool School of Architecture. Her thesis investigates the history of the co-operative model town at Lahore. Shama is a co-partner in the architectural consultancy firm, ASAS.
Richard Butler is a PhD candidate and Gates Scholar at the Department of History of Art and Architecture, University of Cambridge, researching the history of public architecture in Ireland from the act of union (1801) to the great famine (1845-52). His publications have concerned nineteenth-century British and Indian architecture, the works of George Gilbert Scott, inter-war architecture in Delhi, and Irish brutalist architecture.
Killian Doherty is an architect from Northern Ireland and runs his own collaborative practice Architectural Field Office – a Design, Research and Curatory studio. For the past four years he has worked in sub-saharan Africa and just completed the construction of a Community Centre for a local football team in Rwanda, who educate youth with a focus on conflict resolution.
Neta Feniger is a PhD candidate at the faculty of architecture and town planning at the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology. Her research explores Israeli architects’ work in Iran during the 1960s and 1970s. The study, focusing on the Israeli point of view, looks into the encounter between Israeli architectural knowledge and different Iranian locales, affected by global flows.
Jacopo Galli is a PhD student at IUAV University in Venice. He holds a bachelor degree in architecture from the University of Parma and a masters degree in sustainable architecture from IUAV University. His thesis investigates British Tropical architecture in West Africa of the 1940s and ’50s as an innovative design system representing an embryonic stage of climate responsive design.
Jessica Holland studied architecture at the University of Portsmouth and completed a PhD there on the life and work of the British architect Oliver Hill. Jessica is working on the Leverhulme-funded Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew research project.
Iain Jackson is a senior lecturer at the Liverpool School of Architecture. His PhD examined and recorded Nek Chand’s Rock Garden at Chandigarh, India. Iain is the principal investigator for a Leverhulme-funded research project E. Maxwell Fry and Jane B. Drew: Modernism, Collaboration and the Tropics.
Rachel Lee is a research associate at the Brandenburgische Technische Universitaet Cottbus and a lecturer at the Technische Universitaet Berlin, where she is currently completing her doctorate on Otto Koenigsberger’s works and networks in exile. She is also a member of MOD Institute – an urban research and design collective based in Bangalore and Berlin.
Hannah le Roux is an architect and faculty member at the School of Architecture of Planning, University of the Witwatersrand, and in practice in Johannesburg’s inner city and townships. Her research revisits modernist architecture in Africa. Hannah is co-researcher on the Alan Vaughan-Richards Archive Project.
Yemi Salami is a PhD student at the Liverpool School of Architecture, University of Liverpool. Her research investigates British colonial architecture in Nigeria between 1900 and 1960. Specifically, the research aims to understand the colonial administration’s Public Works Department (PWD), and the architecture which it produced within the period of study. Yemi held a faculty position at Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria, before enrolling for her PhD in November 2011.
Ola Uduku is a faculty member at the Architecture School, at Edinburgh University, and has research interests in Environmental Design as well as Modernist Architectural History in Africa. She is a director and foundation member of the organisation ArchiAfrika, which actively seeks to spread knowledge about African architecture within and outside Africa. Ola is co-researcher on the Alan Vaughan-Richards Archive Project.