Ms Johanna Muszbek



Personal Statement

MSc. in Advanced Architectural Design, Columbia University, USA , 2010 as a Fulbright Grantee. M.Arch Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, Budapest, Hungary, 2006. She is an architect and landscape architect, currently the academic lead and lecturer in architecture at the University of Liverpool in London. Her teaching as well as her research is focusing on housing design and typology.
Johanna practiced architecture in New York City until 2015, where she led projects for Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Steven Holl Architects. She participated in projects such as the Ocean Museum in Biarritz, The Iowa Visual Arts School, Dissona Factory in Hangzhou and the MOMA in New York City. She is a co-founder of Ujirany Group, designer of the Millennium Park in Budapest, recipient of Europa Nostra Award. Her work has been exhibited at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London and at the Glasshouse in Glasgow amongst others. She received the Golden Cross State Award of the Hungarian Republic. She was the curator for Hello Wood’s "Project Village", an award winning independent educational platform in Hungary.
Along with Jocelyn Froimovich, she is the co-founder of the Housing Research Group at the Liverpool Architecture School, leading the " How do we Live? London-Santiago-Shanghai" an international collaborative research and pedagogic program on housing. The project was exhibited in the 13th International Sao Paolo Biennale 2019, and has been invited by the European Cultural Centre as part of the Venice Biennale 2020. Currently developing a master program, an MSc. in Global Housing Design that is planned to begin in 2022-23. She is currently leading a research on housing performance and home-working during lock-down and beyond with Jocelyn Froimovich, Prof Simon Pepper and Hen-Mei Chen.