As a teacher I believe in facilitating students to think for themselves. I encourage them to be bold and take risks in their research and design work – the university…
As an architectural student I started keeping logbooks. These were a kind of developed sketchbook which included design ideas and my research notes. I developed them into a series of…
I have always been interested in the theory and history of architecture and the built environment, particularly since my research became more focussed on the urban. I am fascinated by people and their networks of interaction in urban space – after all, a city is not merely a collection of buildings and the spaces between them; a city is its people.
I co-founded Footprint in 2008, the e-journal dedicated to architecture theory
I am co-founder of the Urban Knowledge Network Asia (UKNA) in 2012. This was made possible by a €1.2 million grant from Marie Curie Actions
I have published my research in numerous books and articles over the years. Here is a selection of my books: