Associate Professor, Media Architecture and Urban Digital Interaction
Ava Fatah is an Architect, Educator and Researcher. She is a Associate Professor (Reader) in Media Architecture and Urban Digital Interaction on the MSc Adaptive Architecture and Computation programme at the Bartlett, UCL.
Her research work has developed over the last 10 years through her post-graduate studies and the teaching and research positions she held at UCL. Ava joined the Bartlett School of Graduate studies in Oct 2001, as a member of the Space Research Group, which has held a number of EPSRC funded awards, and was noted as the highest performer of the UCL Faculty of the Built Environment in the last RAE.
Ava was the UCL recognised researcher on the research project 'Urban Design and Pervasive Systems' funded through the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's WINES programm and the lead academic of the ‘SCREAM’ project funded by 'UrbanBuzz: Building sustainable Communities' programme.
She is the Principle Investigator of the Research in the Wild funded project 'Screens in the Wild’, which aims to explore the potential of networked urban screens for communities and culture. One of her main contributions to the field was published in the Urban Screens Reader; the first book to offer an anthology of extracts from key texts that provides a rich resource and focuses entirely on the topic of urban screens and media facades and has served on the programme committees of more than five conferences or symposia in her field.