Hina Jamelle is an architect and co-director of Contemporary Architecture Practice in New York (www.c-a-p.net). Prior to joining the practice in 2002 she was a client partner at Razorfish, a digital media consulting company. She teaches graduate architecture studios at the Pratt Institute and the University of Pennsylvania, and previously taught at the University of Michigan. Contemporary Architecture Practice’s projects include a wide range and scales of work from product design to high-rises. Its work was most recently exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, and the Entry 2006 Expo in Essen, Germany. Past exhibition venues include Artists Space, New York, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the London and Shanghai Architectural Biennales in 2005 and 2006.
Ali Rahim is an architect, associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania, visiting professor at Harvard University, and the 2007 Louis I Khan Visiting Professor at Yale. He is the co-director at Contemporary Architecture Practice, New York (www.c-a-p.net), which has established an award-winning profile in futuristic work using digital design and production techniques. Books include Catalytic Formations: Architecture and Digital Design (Taylor & Francis, 2005), Contemporary Techniques in Architecture (Wiley-Academy, 2002) and AD Contemporary Processes in Architecture (Wiley-Academy, 2000). Contemporary Architecture Practice’s projects have been published extensively in the international press including Der Spiegel, the New York Times and the Independent in London. Its work has also been selected in 10x10_2 (Phaidon Press, 2005), and for Architectural Record’s Design Vanguard 2004 as one of 11 architectural practices worldwide ‘building the future of architecture’.