Bio Pnina Avidar
Pnina’s wide academic experience in architectural education includes teaching, curriculum design, organization and coordination of the architecture program, educational and curricular innovations and contacts with national and international educational institutes. She is a core member and co- founder of the ‘Education Academy’, the European network of architectural educators associated with the European Association of Architectural Education (EAAE). Pnina acts as project leader of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion project of Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts in Tilburg. In addition to her academic activities at the MA+U she is the co-founder and owner of 12PM-Architecture in Amsterdam (research & design), author in various media and former editorial member of OASE, design teacher at other Dutch architecture schools and international architecture schools, co-founder of several initiatives that focus on space in relation to society such as FAVA - spatial solutions and social empowerment, NLroute - Dutch landscape and tourism and 66East- a center for urban culture in Amsterdam.
Head of MAU Architecture Program
‘architecture is the result of a rigorous examination and iterative experiments, and not the validation of preconceived hypotheses.’