Dr. Ephraim Joris is a Design Director at Architecture Project and a faculty member at KU Leuven and Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam. His research looks at the idea of an architectural phenomenology recasting history as the experiential content of speculative architecture. This research stands at the basis of his design work at Architecture Project as much as his design work stands at the basis of his research. He contributed as a researcher and teacher to various institutions such as RMIT, Syracuse University, Westminster University and Brighton University. He has been a program director at UCA in Canterbury and KU Leuven and is a current member of The Mediated City Research Team at University College London. He is the author of various international publications and academic papers.