About Centre for Research Architecture Research

The Centre for Research Architecture is organised around practice-led research that investigates the urgent political conditions of our time.

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Our goal is to provide practitioners from a wide range of backgrounds with tools for undertaking spatial research and critical analysis. Students pursue individual projects that generate written as well as practical insights.

Dissertation projects incorporate fieldwork, critical reflections and discuss the theoretical implications and historical questions at stake within their work. 

Students and visitors to the Research Exhibition 

Our PhD Programme is defined by a series of Roundtable seminars that bring in a new cohort of doctoral students every four-five years to study and work together as a unit. Roundtable Four began in 2019, this means that the admission of additional PhD students in the following years will be limited until a new cohort begins.

We are particularly interested in supervising dissertation projects that engage with ecological contexts and spatial media as they intersect with questions of law, rights, and justice. Explore MA & PhD research, group projects and Roundtables here.

We are part of a dynamic group of students and staff based in the Department of Visual Cultures along with the Forensic Architecture Agency.

Please address any enquiries to Dr Susan Schuppli or Dr Lorenzo Pezzani.