About the Author
Mohsen Mostafavi is Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design. Previously he was the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning at Cornell University and the Arthur L. and Isabel B. Wiesenberger Professor in Architecture. Prior to that, he had been the Chairman of the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London. He studied architecture at the AA and undertook research on counter-reformation urban history at the Universities of Essex and Cambridge.
Gareth Doherty is a doctoral candidate at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where his dissertation is an ethnographic study of contemporary landscape and urbanism in Bahrain. He has taught at design schools in Europe, North America, and Australia.