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Studio Masters

Shajay Bhooshan currently, heads the research activities of the Computation and Design (co|de) group at Zaha Hadid Architects, London and works as a studio master at the AA DRL Master’s program. Previously he worked at Populous, London and completed his Master’s Degree AA School of Architecture, London in 2006. His current responsibilities include developing design research and maintaining computational platforms for the same at ZHA. He has taught and presented work at various events and institutions including Tensinet Istanbul ’13, ICFF Bath ‘12 , Designers Gallery AU ’11, Design computation symposium AU ‘10 , simAUD ‘10 , Siggraph ‘08, Yale University and University of Applied Arts , Vienna.

Robert Stuart-Smith is a Founding Design Director of Kokkugia, and former graduate of the AADRL. He has worked in the offices of Lab Architecture Studio and Sir Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners, prior to co- founding Kokkugia. He has previously taught at RMIT University (Australia), the University of East London, and First Year Studio at the AA. He also leads Kokkugia’s consultation to Cecil Balmond on algorithmic design research. Kokkugia is currently working on projects in the UK, USA and Mexico.