Neeraj Bhatia

Neeraj Bhatia is a licensed architect, urban designer, principal of The Open Workshop, and visiting professor at Cornell University. Neeraj is interested in the interface between hard and soft systems, the politics of pluralism and its implications on infrastructural spatial formats, and the territorial organizations formed from resource extraction. Neeraj is co-editor of Bracket [goes soft] (2013), The Petropolis of Tomorrow (2013), and is the Project Lead on the Petropolis of Tomorrow, examining the urbanism and infrastructure associated with the petroleum industry.

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Maya Przybylski

Maya Przybylski is Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo, School of Architecture in Canada, and principal of MPD Office. Maya is interested in systemic design principles and their applications across project scales, and exploring the potentials of computational frameworks in defining and responding to the new territories formed by urbanism and its spatial logics . Maya is co-editor of Bracket [on Farming] (2010) and Bracket [at Extremes] (2013).

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Lola Sheppard

Lola Sheppard is Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo, School of Architecture in Canada, and a partner in Lateral Office . Lola is interested in conditions of instability as agents in shaping our built environment—whether it be extreme environmental conditions, complex geographies, or the construction of synthetic ecologies—these landscapes exist as complex by- products of politics, economics or technological enhancement. Lola is co-editor of Bracket [goes Soft] (2012) and Bracket [at Extremes] (2013).

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Mason White

Mason White is Assistant Professor at University of Toronto, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design. He is partner at Lateral Office. At InfraNet Lab, Mason is interested in resource urbanisms, anomalous geographies, physical infrastructures, digital landscapes, and the architecture of distribution networks. Mason is curator of the conference and exhibition "HydroCity: Hydrology and Urbanism" (2009) and co-editor of Bracket [on Farming] (2010).

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