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Natasha Sandmeier

Assistant Adjunct Professor

The work, teaching and research of Natasha Sandmeier straddle the worlds of architecture and visualization – with a long-standing focus on the role of media within the creation and production of speculative architectures and environments. She leads the postgraduate Entertainment Studio in UCLA AUD's Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design (MSAUD) program.

Sandmeier is Executive Director of the A+D Museum in Los Angeles. She is a registered architect in the Netherlands, and founder of the LA-based design practices Office UR, and OUR+. She is the author and editor of Little Worlds (London, 2014), a monograph of projects and essays re-examining the role of the architect within contemporary architectural culture. She is a graduate of the Design Research Lab at the Architectural Association (MA Distinction), in London, and is a former Project Architect at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, in Rotterdam where she was the Project Architect for the Seattle Public Library. Her design studio in London created a series of international exhibition, installation, and design projects, in addition to being a producer of architectural catalogs and books. Sandmeier previously taught at the Architectural Association where she also directed the AA’s Summer School and organized its annual program of lectures, exhibitions and special events, Sci-Arc, and the Berlage.

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