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Elena Longhin

Founder and director of the AA Terrain Lab Visiting School

Elena Longhin, is a practicing architect, landscape urbanist and researcher. Longhin’s work focuses on the intersection of architecture and landscape urbanism, with geography, urban political ecology, and environmental studies. Currently, she is a Post-Doc Research fellow at the  IUAV University of Venice where she is researching the conditions of inhabitation in the venetian territory and its lagoon. Her works have been published in both printed and digital media, and include exhibits at the Venice Biennales, Milan Triennale, and in galleries in Japan, Chile, and Hong  Kong. Longhin teaches at the Architectural Association, at the IUAV, and has led a variety of visiting Programmes internationally in Pyongyang, Myanmar, Spain, Italy, and Albania. She worked with several practices such as Secchi-Viganò and OMA, in Italy and Argentina. Longhin is also a  graduate of the Landscape Urbanism Programme of the AA where she has taught both at the  undergraduate and postgraduate programs, and currently leads the Visiting School.