Amir Djalali writes about the politics of the production of architectural knowledge. He received his master’s in architecture and engineering from the University of Bologna and his Ph.D. at TU Delft with a thesis on the idea of the common in architecture. He taught at the Berlage Institute, TU Delft, the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture, the University of Bologna and Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. He is co-author of Tehran: Life Within Walls (Hatje Cantz, 2017). Previously, he was part of Behemoth Press and Matteo Mannini Architects. Currently, he is a member of the research collective CRAC.
Contact: CRAC UK, 20–22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU, UK.