Nuria √Ålvarez Lombardero is¬†¬†is Allies and Morrison Design Teaching Fellow at the University of Cambridge and Unit Master at the Architectural Association, where she also co-directs the Visiting School Politics of Fabrication Laboratory. She studied Architecture in ETSA Madrid and Urbanism in the Architectural Association. Previously she has worked for Boston based office Machado & Silvetti, and was part of the editorial board of Neutra magazine. Since 2003 she has co-directed the London-Seville based office Canales & Lombardero and lecturing in the Master on Urban Sustainability at the University of Seville. After working as a researcher at Harvard University, the University of Cambridge and the AA, she is currently finalizing her PhD on the dissolution of boundaries traced by modern urban planning.
Francisco Gonz√°lez de Canales is lecturer at History and Theory MA program, AACP coordinator and Unit Master at Intermediate Unit 8 in the AA. He studied architecture at ETSA Seville, ETSA Barcelona and Harvard University, and worked for Foster + Partners and Rafael Moneo before establishing Canales & Lombardero. An active architectural critic, he has previously lectured in England, Mexico, Spain and the USA, collaborated and worked in different architectural publications, including the AA publication First Works: Emerging Architectural Practices of the 1960s and 70s. He has recently completed his PhD on the radical domestic self-experimentations of the 1940s and 1950s.