Dr Adrian Lahoud is Dean of the School of Architecture at the Royal College of Art London. Prior to his current role, he was director of the MA at the Centre for Research Architecture Goldsmiths University and a research fellow in the Forensic Architecture ERC project, studio master in the Projective Cities MPhil in Architecture and Urban Design at the Architectural Association and director of the MArch Urban Design, Bartlett UCL.
Lahoud’s PhD, titled The Problem of Scale: The City, the Territory, the Planetary, sets out a theory of scale drawn from architectural practice in the context of emancipatory struggles.
Recent exhibits include Climate Crimes at The Future Starts Here, V&A Museum, London; The Shape of the Eclipse at Let’s Talk about the Weather: Art and Ecology in a Time of Crisis, Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou & Sursock Museum, Beirut; Secular Cosmologies in After Belonging at Oslo Architecture Triennial; and Floating Bodies at Forensis: The Architecture of Public Truth, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. He has also contributed to Haus der Kulturen der Welt’s Anthropocene Curriculum and Technosphere projects.
Lahoud is the inaugural curator of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial to be held in November 2019.