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Photo by Leo Sorel, courtesy The Cooper Union.

Nader Tehrani is Dean of the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at The Cooper Union and Principal at NADAAA, a practice dedicated to the advancement of design innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and an intensive dialogue with the construction industry. His work has been recognized with notable international awards in architecture.

Mark Lee is a founding partners of the architecture firm Johnston Marklee & Associates, and Chairman of Department of Architecture at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. He was the co-curator of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial ‘Make New History’.

Lisa Iwamoto is Founding Partner of IwamotoScott Architecture which she leads with her partner Craig Scott. Lisa received her Master of Architecture degree with Distinction from Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Structural Engineering from the University of Colorado. She is a Professor at the University of California Berkeley.

Barbara Bestor is founding principal of Bestor Architecture. Since 1995, She has actively redefined Los Angeles architecture with a practice that engages the city through design, art, and urbanism. She received her undergraduate degree at Harvard University, studied at the Architecture Association in London and received a MARCH at SCI-Arc.

Cristina Parreño Alonso is a licensed architect who specializes in activating public spaces through architecture and art installations. Cristina has taught design studios at the State University of NY at Buffalo and Harvard GSD. She currently teaches graduate and undergraduate design studios at MIT School of Architecture and Planning.

Professional Advisor

Alan Goldberg is a principal architect of AG/ENA. In 1966, he moved to New Canaan, Connecticut to join Eliot Noyes & Associates. Since then, he has designed and managed a number of diverse projects for some of the nation’s leading corporations and public agencies for over 50years.