British architect and author, active in Hamburg.
1975–1989 Architect and project manager in UK, Middle East, and Hong Kong.
1987–1989 Senior Lecturer for Architecture, Hong Kong Polytechnic.
from 1989 Resident in Hamburg, Germany, as freelance architecture critic for international publications in London, Hong Kong, China, Japan,
Visiting Critic at Dessau Institute of Architecture.
Qualified as architect Newcastle upon Tyne University, England.
Member of Royal Institute of British Architects,
Formerly registered at UK Architects Registration Board,
Former member Hong Kong Institute of Architects.
Architecture Exhibition Catalogue:
“ZVI HECKER: Architektur IST LANDSCHAFT”
English and German text. Exhibition Catalogue for Hamburg Kunsthaus/Berlin Deutsches Architektur Zentrum, 1997.
“CHINA'S NEW DAWN: An Architectural Transformation”, English text, pub. Prestel Munich/NY/London, September 2005.
“BERLIN” Contemporary architecture,
English and Spanish versions - to date, pub. Carlton Books, London, 2002.
“Global-Local-Import-Export Architecture” and discussion with Paris architect Paul Andreu (Beijing National Theatres) @ Deutsche Architektur Museum 14/11. 2002
“TEXTE DAGEGEN” Anti-racist short story anthology,
pub. Beltz & Gelberg Verlag, 1993.
“DER SCHUSS IM KOPF DES ARCHITEKTEN”, Architecture Crime story anthology, pub. Avedition Verlag, Stuttgart, 2000.
about this Talk
Layla Dawson talks about vertical algea farm, biggest challenge to her city and about solving of problems of the future.