Marjan Colletti - Curriculum Vitae
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.Ing. MArch. Dott.Arch. PhD ARB
Architect (registered in I and UK)
He is Chair Professor in Building Design and Construction (p/t) at the University of Innsbruck Austria and Head of the Institute for Experimental Architecture, and in parallel Full Professor in Architecture and Post Digital Practice (p/t) and Director of Computing at the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, where he currently also runs MArch Unit 20 (best unit in show 2000, 2006, 2007, 2013), and supervises MPhil/PhDs at the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL. He has been a Visiting Professor at the TU Vienna Austria (2011/12), UT Arlington Texas US (2010), UCLA Los Angeles US (2010), University of Innsbruck (2007); workshop instructor in Taichung, Taiwan (2x), Copenhagen, Oslo and Paris. He has also been a Senior Lecturer at Westminster University in London (diploma studio DS10), Guest Lecturer at the Kent Institute of Art and Design, and Digital Augmentation Course tutor at the Royal College of Art London.
His own work, his students’ work and of his studio marcosandmarjan, which he co-founded in 2000 with Marcos Cruz, has been widely published and exhibited. The approx. 70 exhibitions in Europe, Brazil and Asia include the Venice Architectural Biennale 2004, 2006 and 2010 and the iCP ‘ORIENTierung’ solo exhibitions in 2005 that accompany the marcosandmarjan: Interfaces/Intrafaces monograph by SpringerWienNewYork (ISBN 3-211-25232-0). He has also curated Bartlett exhibitions in Florence, Prague, Bratislava and Kosice. His studio work includes a won competition for a 180.000m2 entertainment complex in front of the gates of the Summer Palace in Beijing, the built pavilions and general layout for the 2005 Lisbon Book Fair, visited by 2 million people in 2 weeks, and the Alga(e)zebo pavilion in London for the Mayor of London in concurrence with the London 2012 London Olympics. They are currently working on a 142.000m2 high-rise in Taipei Taiwan.
He is a respected member of the international architectural community. He has published various books on architecture and contemporary culture, including the 80th anniversary edition of AD, Exuberance: New Virtuosity in Contemporary Architecture, March/April (no 2) (Wiley, 2010) and the monograph Digital Poetics: An Open Theory of Design-Research in Architecture (Routledge, 2013). Other publications include Hyperarticulated Morphologies (listLab, 2015), PoroCITIES (listLab, 2013), Research Projects 2009 (Bartlett UCL), Research and Project Almanac 2011-13 (Innsbruck University Press), 2&1/2D TwoandahalfDimensionality (Bucher Hohenems 2008), and marcosandmarjan: Interfaces/Intrafaces (SpringerWienNewYork 2005). Many other articles on digital and postdigital technology, aesthetics and design have been published internationally.
He regularly lectures, exhibits, collaborates and publishes internationally and acts as peer reviewer for several institutions around the globe: the Australian Research Council (ARC), the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation - New Eurasia Foundation, Canada Foundation for Innovation, British Academy, Vinnova Sweden, IEREK, IASS, ACADIA, eCAADe, ARCHmedium, Arch2O, Marie Curie, Routledge/ Taylor & Francis, Journal of Cultural Economy, Ashgate Publishing, American University of Sharjah United Arab Emirates, Queen's University Belfast and Universität Innsbruck, ICESEP 2013 China, ROB/ARCH2012 Austria, (en)coding architecture USA, Initiative Architektur Salzburg Austria, Smartgeometry 2012 et al.