Sophia Psarra is Reader at the Bartlett (UCL), and Director of MSc program Spatial Design Architecture Cities (SDAC). She was previously Associate Professor at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan (2005-2010), and Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University (1997-2004). Her design and research activities include creative installations, design projects and publications, (Architecture and Narrative –The Formation of Space and Cultural Meaning, Routledge 2009). She has collaborated with leading cultural institutions on layout design, exhibition narratives and visitors’ experience (The Museum of Modern Art, MoMA, New York, The Natural History Museum, London). As a practicing architect, Psarra has won first prizes in international architectural competitions (EUROPAN). Her work has been exhibited in Venice Biennale, the George Pompidou Centre, NAI Rotterdam, London, Berlin, Milan and Athens in Europe.