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> Patrik Schumacher

Dr Patrik Schumacher is a partner at Zaha Hadid Architects and the co-author of most key projects. He joined Zaha Hadid in 1988 and has been seminal in developing Zaha Hadid Architects to become a 450 strong global architecture and design brand. In 1996 he founded the “Design Research Laboratory” at the Architectural Association in London and continued to teach in what has become one of the world’s most prestigious architecture programs. He is lecturing worldwide and has been a Guest Professor in many prestigious schools of architecture, and recently held the John Portman Chair in Architecture at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. Over the years he has contributed over 80 articles to architectural journals and anthologies. In 2008 he coined the phrase Parametricism and had since published a series of manifestos promoting Parametricism as the new epochal style for the 21st century. In 2010/2012 Patrik Schumacher published his two-volume theoretical opus magnum “The Autopoiesis of Architecture”. His writings are available on

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