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Architect, Curator and Author

Prof Kristien Ring

Kristien Ring is an architect, curator and author, originally from Pittsburgh, but now divides her time between the US and Germany.

Her interdisciplinary studio, AA PROJECTS, engages with future oriented themes in architecture and urban planning.
Her research explores how densification contributes to improving our cities. Kristien is the author of Self Made
City. Berlin, Self-initiated Urban Living and Architectural Interventions, 2013, and Urban Living, Strategies for the
future, 2015, (Jovis Publishers). Kristien Ring is Assistant Professor, University of South Florida, and 2016 Visiting
Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Western Australia.