Advisory Board

Confluence Advisory board is a board of internationally renewed architects who of works to ensure that Confluence upholds its mission to foster innovation, creative strategies and autonomous designers in architecture

1HitoshiAbe

HITOSHI ABE

Architect and founder Hitoshi Abe Studio, the resident of the Department of Architecture and Urban Design California University 

Los Angeles, USA

33BernardTschumi

BERNARD TSCHUMI

Founder of Bernard Tschumi Architects. Former Director of Graduate School of Architecture,  Colombia University 

New York, USA

3BeatrizColomina

BEATRIZ COLOMINA

Professor of History and Theory of Architecture, Director of Graduate Studies, Ph.D. Program Princeton University

Princeton, USA

4PeterCook

PETER COOK

Co-Founder of Archigram, Former Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art and The Bartlett School UCL

London, UK

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CYNTHIA DAVIDSON

Architecture, editor, writer, and critic. She is the founding editor of Log Magasin and director of Anyone Corporation.

New York, USA.

6PeterEisenman

PETER EISENMAN

Internationally recognized architect, founder, and Principal of Eisenman Architects  and Professor at Yale School of Architecture 

New York, USA

7KristinFeireiss

KRISTIN FEIREISS

Founder and Director of Aedes Network Campus, director of the Netherlands Architecture Institute

Berlin, Germany

10AnnaHeringer

ANNA HERINGER

Founder of Studio Anna Heringer for sustainable architecture. Honorary Professor, UNESCO Chair Earthen Architecture  

Laufen, Germany

11DominiqueHervieu

DOMINIQUE HERVIEU

General Director of “Maison de la danse” of Lyon and artistic director of the “Biennale de la danse” of Lyon

Lyon, France

12FrancineHouben

FRANCINE M.J.HOUBEN

Founding Partner and Creative Director of Mecanoo Architecten Professor, Delft University of Technology,

Delft, NL

13SpelaHudnik

SPELA HUDNIK

Founder of Monochrome Architects and professor at the University of Ljubljana- Faculty of Architecture, Slovenia.

Ljubljana, Slovenia

15IrinaKorobina

IRINA KOROBINA

Director of the Schusev State Museum of Architecture research center to study and promote the architectural and urban heritage

Moscow, Russia

16AnupamaKundoo

ANUPAMA KUNDOO

Founder of Anupama Kundoo Architect based in Madrid and former professor at the University of Queensland in Brisbane

Madrid, Spain

17lixiangning

XIANGNING LI FULL

Assistant Dean, full professor and curator at the Tongji University College of Architecture and Urban Planning in Shanghai

Shanghai, China

19KentMartinussen

KENT MARTINUSSEN

Director of the Danish Architecture Centre and member of the board of the Danish Cultural Canon of Architecture,

Copenhagen, Denmark

20EricOwenMoss

ERIC OWEN MOSS

Principal and Lead Designer of Eric Owen Moss Architects, Former Director of SCI-Arch and teacher at Yale and Harvard universities

Los Angeles, USA

22AntoinePicon

ANTOINE PICON

Professor of the History of Architecture and Technology and co-director of Doctoral Programs at Harvard GSD. 

Cambridge, USA

23MonicaPonceDeLeon

MONICA PONCE DE LEON

Founder of Monica Ponce de Leon Studio and Dean of the Taubman College, University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, USA

24JacquesSautereau

JACQUES SAUTEREAU

Writer, critics and former Director of Post-Master in Urban Mutations Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris

Paris, France

25KazuyoSejima

KAZUO SEJIMA

Founder of SANAA along with and Ryue Nishizawa. Sejima was the second woman to receive the Pritzker Prize.

Tokyo, Japan

26CarinSmuts

CARIN SMUTS 

Founder of CS Studio Architects in Cape Town. She has received the Global award for sustainable architecture. 

Cape Town, South Africa

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AARON SPRECHER

Director of the McGill LIPHE Laboratory in Montreal, Canada. Co-founder of OSA studio and Professor at Technion University 

Tel Aviv, Israel

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BENEDETTA TAGLIABUE

Co-founder of Enric Miralles-Benedetta Tagliabue studio and teaches at the ETSAB University

Barcelona, Spain

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GEORGES TEYSSOT

Writer, critic, and professor of history and theory at the Université Laval in Quebec and teaches in Princeton and Zurich

Quebec City, Canada

31MarthaThorne

MARTHA THORNE

Writer, Curator, Editor she is Associate Dean for External Relations IE School of Architecture and Design in Madrid

Madrid, Spain

32KjetilThorsen

KJETIL TRAEDAL THORSEN

Co-Founder of Snohetta, Professor of the Institute for Experimental Studies in Architecture in Oslo

Oslo, Norway

34SarahWhiting

SARAH WHITING

Founder and Partner of WW Architecture, Dean of the Rice School of Architecture and taught at Harvard and Princeton 

Houston, USA

2Andreablum

ANDREA BLUM

Artist and Professor of Art. Blum is a Full Professor in Combined Media at Hunter College C.U.N.Y : the relationship of Art and Architecture.

New York, USA

8SouFujimoto

SOU FUJIMOTO

Founder of Sou Fujimoto Architects and Architecture Professor Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, USA

Tokyo, Japan 

9VincenteGuallart

VICENTE GUALLART

Architect, founder of Guallart Architects, Professor and Research Director in Architecture at the IAAC in Barcelona 

Barcelona, Spain

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SARAH MINEKO ICHIOKA

Urbanist, curator, writer, and dean of Desire Line and Honorary Fellow of the RIBA

Singapore

18MaYansong

MA YANSONG 

Co-Founder of MAD Architects, Director of Beijing University of Civil Engineering an Architecture in Beijing

Beijing, China

21KimHerforthNielsen

KIM HERFORTH NIELSEN 

Co-Founder and principal of 3XN studio. He has received the C.F.Hansen Medaille 

Copenhagen, Denmark 

27MichaelSorkin

MICHAEL SORKIN 

Founder of Michael Sorkin Architects studio and Director of “Graduate Urban Design Program City College of New York

New York, USA