Programme Heads

Elena Longhin is an architect, landscape urbanist and researcher. She has worked throughout Europe and South America with several practices such as Secchi-Viganò and OMA. She has taught the Intermediate 15 Unit at the Architectural Association in 2015/16 as well as the AA Visiting Schools in North Korea, Myanmar and Spain. Her recent works, including exhibits at the 15th and 14th Venice Biennale, have been published in both printed and digital media, and most recently showcased in Japan, Chile and Hong Kong. She is a Phd candidate at the IUAV where she received her MArch in Architecture and Urbanism, and a graduate of the Landscape Urbanism programme of the AA.

Silvia Ribot is a Spanish architect and landscape urbanist. She has been a tutor at the AA Visiting School in Mexico City and previously has taught within the Landscape Urbanism Programme. She has lectured in UK and Spain and works between large-scale research projects and practice, collaborating with several established offices in the field of landscape architecture among which GroundLab and AECOM in the last year. She studied architecture in Madrid and Sao Paulo and gained her MA in Landscape Urbanism at the Architectural Association.



Ignacio Espinosa is a media producer and drone pilot. He is the co-founder and co-director of the startup Dronemadrid, inside which he develops drone flights for data collection, video recording and aerial images.

Further tutors to be announced soon.