Lilian Chee is Assistant Professor of the Singapore NUS Department of Architecture. Her research areas include interiority and domesticity representation. One of her last works is 03-Flat, a documentary that describes the life of three women in Singapore Public Housing.
In the proposed fragment she criticizes the existing gap between designers and users, caused by the strict boundaries of the discipline, the gender representation in architecture, that may influence the focus of the profession and calls for a softer and extended – but not diluted – role of designer.
Sanjay Prakash is a renowned Indian architect based in New Delhi, who has influenced many practitioners in the region with his ideas and explorations. He’s the founder and Director of Shift Architects. His area of practice and research over the
Xiaodu Liu is a founder and director of Urbanus studio in Shenzhen, which is recognized as one of the most influential architecture practices in China. It is also a think tank that aims to formulate architectural strategies from the urban
Tom Verebes is Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning) and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. Formerly Co-Director of the AA Design Research Lab (DRL) in London, Tom is the founder and Creative Director
JAMES SHEN is a co-founder of people’s architecture office (PAO), located in the heart of Beijing’s historic central ring, whose projects engage in a wide variety of building typologies and are not limited by form or scale, but instead focus
Michael Douglass is an American urban planner and social scientist, based in Singapore, where he is Professor at the LKY School of Public Policy and at the Asia Research Institute, where he is Leader of the Asian Urbanism Cluster. He’s
Beatrice Leanza is an Italian art writer, independent researcher and co-founder of curatorial, design and editorial office BAO, based in Beijing, where she’s the main director of Beijing Design Week. In the early 2000 she joined the China Art Archives
Christopher Lee is the co-founder and principal of Serie Architects London, Mumbai, Singapore and Beijing; and leads the design of Serie across all four offices. He is Associate Professor at Harvard Graduate School of Design and was the Director of
Daan Roggeveen is an architect and co-founder of MOREarchitecture a studio for design and research based in Shanghai. Together with M. Hulshof he collaborates on the Go West Project, a think tank on emerging megacities. They are the authors of