The course is delivered by staff from the School of Architecture across the MA Architecture, MA Interior Design and PhD programmes.
The course tutors for the 2023 programme include:
The programme is convened by John Ng. John has taught ADS9 on the MA Architecture programme at the Royal College of Art since 2017. John practises architecture in London. He founded Elsewhere in 2011 with a focus on architectural competitions. Several of Elsewhere’s projects have been awarded honourable mentions and first prize in international competition. He has previously worked with PHASE3 Architecture and Design (2013–present), vPPR Architects (2011–13) and DSDHA (2005–9).
Dr Tania Lopez Winkler
Tania is First Year Leader for the Interior Design programme in the School of Architecture. She brings her wide range of art and design practice to contribute with a creative teaching of the Interior Design field. Tania holds architecture degrees from ITESM in Mexico, an MA in Housing and Urbanism from the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, where she also gained a PhD for her thesis The Detective of Modern Life.
Dyvik Kahlen is a London/Porto/Oslo based office established in 2010 by Christopher Dyvik and Max Kahlen operating across various scales and sectors in the UK, Holland, Germany and Norway, collaborating with clients ranging from public institutions and developers to artists, curators and private individuals.
Underlying their work is a desire for objects and spaces that are comfortable and strangely familiar, as much as a fascination for rational and neutral form. Their aspiration is to create good spaces that improve the quality of life of those who inhabit them, be it through a piece of furniture, a building or an urban plan. Dyvik Kahlen taught ADS5 at the RCA for 6 years.