VISITING SCHOOL DIRECTORS AND TUTORS
Costantino di Sambuy is an architect and photographer from Milan, who has worked in both London and Los Angeles He has earned a BA and a Masters in Architecture at the AA. He has been nominated for the AA Diploma Honours and the RIBA Dissertation Medal 2013, and is a member of the Soda Foundation. His work often focused on the relationship between architecture and its specular image — its representation, its framed view.
Jin Kim is an architect based in London and Korea who studied six years at the AA and received his Diploma in 2011. He is a co-founder of ARCHiTEN, previously worked at Serie architects in London and currently works as a researcher in Space Group. His interests lie on typology and space organization in the city and a building scale. He was involved in the last 3 AA visiting schools in Korea as a teaching assistant as well as a critique.
Beom Kwan Kim is an architect based in London and Korea who studied at the AA and received his Diploma in 2012 with Honours. He is a co-founder of ARCHiTEN, previously worked at Serie architects in London. Kwan has also studied Industrial Design in Korea and was given 21st century’s talented person award by Korean President in 2006.His career includes a critique at several universities in London, a summer seminar lecturer at Ulsan University and has been director of the Slovakia playground project, 2008. Kwan’s research focuses on topic of urban contexts and corporations.
Hussam Dakkak is an architect based in London, who has studied at Central Saint Martins and received his Diploma in Architecture from the AA in 2012. Hussam is currently practising in London working on a series of mixed use master plan schemes within the city of London. Hussam’s research and interests lie with the theme of nostalgia and architecture.