Dr. Marjan Colletti is an architect, an architectural educator, researcher, and co-principal of ‘marcosandmarjan design limited’ in London. Born in Bolzano/Bozen Italy in 1972, he graduated with distinction under the supervision of Prof. Giencke from the Innsbruck University in Austria in 1997, where he also taught design and construction. After having worked for Giencke&Co. in Graz, and after having registered as an architect in Italy he moved to London. He graduated with distinction under the supervision of Prof. Sir Peter Cook and Arch. Reisner with a Master’s of Architectural Design from the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL in 1999, where he afterwards completed a MPhil/PhD by Architectural Design programme entitled Digital Poetics: An Enquiry into the Properties of ‘Mimetic Intrafaces’ and the ‘Twoandahalf Dimensionality’ of Computer-Aided Architectural Design under the supervision of Prof. Hill and Prof. Tabor.
He is University Professor at the University of Innsbruck Austria and Head of the Institute for Experimental Architecture, and in parallel Senior Lecturer in architecture and Director of Computing at the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, where he currently also runs MArch Unit 20 (best unit in show 2000, 2006, 2007, 2013), and supervises MPhil/PhDs at the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL. He has been a Visiting Professor at the TU Vienna Austria (2011/12), UT Arlington Texas US (2010), UCLA Los Angeles US (2010), University of Innsbruck (2007); workshop instructor in Taichung, Taiwan (2x), Copenhagen, Oslo and Paris. He has also been a Senior Lecturer at Westminster University in London (diploma studio DS10), Guest Lecturer at the Kent Institute of Art and Design, and Digital Augmentation Course tutor at the Royal College of Art London.