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Dr. Felipe Hernández Architect (SCA) B.Arch. MA Ph.D. RIBA

Dr. Felipe Hernández, Architect (SCA) B.Arch. MA Ph.D. RIBA

University Lecturer (sabbatical leave for the academic year 2014-15)

Fellow of King’s College

Director of Studies for Christ's College and King’s College

Office Phone: 01223 332961


Dr Felipe Hernández is an Architect and University Lecturer in architectural Design, History and Theory. He is also Co-Director of the M.Phil. in Architecture and Urban Studies. Felipe has worked, and published, extensively on Latin America and other areas in the Developing World, including Africa, the Caribbean and South East Asia.

In addition to his academic work, Felipe is Chair of Cities South of Cancer, an interdisciplinary Research Group whose members work on a wide variety of urban issues in Argentina, Bangladesh, Colombia, Indonesia and Mexico. CSC collaborates with academic, institutions in USA, Latin America, China and Indonesia. the group also offers consultancy to governmental, non-gevernmental, and private organisations involved in urban research and development in cities around the world.     

Felipe is the author of Bhabha for Architects (Routledge 2010) and Beyond Modernist Masters: Contemporary Architecture in Latin America (Birkhauser 2009).

He is also co-editor of Rethinking the Informal City: Critical Perspectives from Latin America (Berghahn 2009) as well as Transculturation: Cities, Spaces and Architectures in Latin America (Rodopi 2005). He is currently co-editing a second volume on Latin American informal settlements for Cambridge Scholars Publishing and writing a monograph on Modern Architecture in Africa and South America.

Fellow Architect and Director of Studies at King's College

Director of Studies at Christ's College