Ashok Raiji is a Mechanical Engineer at the firm of Ove Arup in New York. He is an advocate of sustainable technologies and has been involved in projects at all scales in the course of his work. Ashok is a professor of environmental technology at Cooper Union.
Deborah Gans is an architect and principal at Studio Gans. Her work focuses on alternative forms of housing including disaster relief housing for Kosovo and community based planning and design project for New Orleans. Deborah Gans teaches at Pratt Institute and at Yale University.
DeeDee Haleck is a media activist, founder of Paper Tiger Television and co-founder of the Deep Dish Satellite Network, the first grass roots community television network. She is Professor Emerita in the Department of Communication at the University of California, San Diego.

Martha Rosler is an artist and writer whose work explores the role of media, architecture and the built environment. She has exhibited at "Documenta" in Kassel, Germany; Whitney biennials; the Institute of Contemporary Art in London; the Museum of Modern Art in New York; the Dia Center for the Arts in New York; and other international venues.
Michael Sorkin is an urban designer and principal at Michael Sorkin Studio for the past 30 years. He has written, researched and generated proposals in cities world-wide. He is the director of the Urban Design Graduate Program at the City College of New York.
Mimi Hoang
is a founding principal of N Architects. N Architects was the winner of the Moma PS1 young architects program in 2004. They have published and received several awards for their architectural work. Mimi currently teaches architecture at Yale University.

Nato Thompson is the chief curator at Creative time. Nato has organized major projects for Creative Time such as Democracy in America: The National Campaign, Paul Chan’s acclaimed Waiting for Godot in New Orleans and Mike Nelson’s A Psychic Vacuum. He is working on a book on Art and Activism.
William Menking is an architectural historian, writer and curator of architecture and urbanism. He has curated and organized international exhibitions on the visionary architects Archigram and Superstudio. He is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Architect’s Newspaper. He was Commissioner of the U.S. pavilion at the 2008 Venice biennale.

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