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Summer Islam

Summer Islam AADipl (hons) ARB is a founding Director of Material Cultures. She has extensive experience of leading prominent cultural and community projects from inception to completion. Her work is focussed on the holistic integration of construction technologies and design. Summer co-runs 'Construction in Detail' in the Spatial Studies department at the University of the Arts London. Summer has taught at the Bartlett, University College London, the London Metropolitan University, the Architectural Association and the University of Cambridge. She was previously an associate at award-winning design practice 6a architects in London. Summer co-founded architecture and design practice Studio Abroad with George Massoud in 2014.

Jan. 6, 2022

A Circular, Bioregional Construction Economy - George Massoud & Summe…

We discuss the report created by Material Cultures and ARUP which examines the potential positive impacts of a bioregional constr…

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Nov. 16, 2021

Changing Construction Materials and Cultures in the Waste Age - Georg…

The construction industry needs a shake up. Not just in the materials that are used but in the cultures within the industry. We t…

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