The Bartlett School of Architecture


The Bartlett PhD Research Introductions 2019-20

14 January 2020, 9:30 am–6:30 pm

Human Echinoidea, by Ramandeep Shergill

A full day of presentations from students who have recently joined our PhD programmes.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff | UCL students




Thomas Abbs – Teaching and Learning
0207 9115 538


22 Gordon Street
United Kingdom


This event is an opportunity for students to introduce their previous work and research interests, to discuss their current research ideas, developments and experiments and to generate a lively discussion about research in architecture.

Short 10–15 minute presentations by each student will be followed by a discussion and an opportunity for questions. 


09:30 – Introduction

09:45 – Sebastian Buser        
A Trans-Architectural History of WANC (Women’s Anarchist Nuisance Cafe)

10:00 – Zoe Quick
Telling a Mountain to the City and Back Again
10:15 – Discussion

10:45 – Anna Wild
The Building and I: A Bilingual Conversation
11:00 – Paola Camasso
Everyday Architectural Logics: Female Brutalist Architects and the Project of Logical Architecture
11:15 – Discussion; coffee break
12:00 – Fernando P. Ferreira
Texere: Writing-weaving Practices as ‘Poethics’ Narrations and Renegotiations of Cotton’s Socio-spatial Production in Vale do Ave

12:15 – Ramandeep Shergill                      
The Human Animal- Constructing the Exoskeleton

12:30 – Discussion

13:00 – Lunch Break
14:00 – Clemency Gibbs                
Facadism in London: 1970 - Present
14:15 – Elin Eyborg Lund
ATTENDING SPACES: Movement Performances as Activators in the Construction Process
14:30 – Discussion

15:00 – Kerri Culhane
Building Identity: Transnational Architectural Exchange in New York City’s First Chinatown, 1880-2019

15:15 – Olivier Bellflamme
An Architect in the Footsteps of the Ethnographer Carl Lumholtz
15:30 – Discussion; coffee break

16:15 – Alena Agafonova
Post-Soviet Housing Design in Russia: The Perception of Home Defined by Norms and Regulations

16:30 – Atheer Al Mulla
The Curious Case of the Modern Luxury Hotel in the United Arab Emirates (1970's -2000's)

16:45 – Discussion

17:15 – Stephannie Fell
The City of Images: The Pursuit of Realism in Early 19th Century through the Production of Urban Imagery

17:30 – Katerina Zaharopoulou
Designing for Amusement: From the Intention to the Interpretation of Humour in Post-Modern Architectural Works

17:45 – Discussion

18:15 – Final Comments

Image: Human Echinoidea, by Ramandeep Shergill