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Ms Johanna Muszbek



Personal Statement

Johanna is an architect, landscape architect, senior lecturer and M.Arch lead at the Archi-tecture School University of Liverpool. She is the co-founder of Project Home, the Housing Research Cluster at University of Liverpool and House-lab which leads a series of research and pedagogic programmes in housing. The How do we Live? London, Santiago, Shanghai-Suzhou research was exhibited in the 13th International Sao Paolo Biennale 2019 and was part of the Venice Biennale 2020. She is currently developing an MSc. in Global Housing Design which is planned to begin in 2025. Her research focuses on urban housing, design standards, inclusive design and housing types. As an educator she is interested in research driven teaching strategies and the implementation of Inter-disciplinary methods to housing design pedagogies. She obtained an MSc. in Advanced Architectural Design, Columbia University in 2010 as a Fulbright Grantee after an M.Arch from Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, Budapest, Hungary in 2006. Johanna practiced architecture in New York City until 2015, where she led projects for Diller Sco-fidio + Renfro and Steven Holl Architects such as the Ocean Museum in Biarritz, The Io-wa 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, recip-ient 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 15-17, an award winning independent educational platform in Hungary.