Dr Felipe Hernández is an Architect and professor of architectural Design, History and Theory. He is currently Director of the M.Phil. in Architecture and Urban Studies. Felipe is also Fellow Architect and Director of Studies at King’s College Cambridge. He 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 activities, Felipe is Chair of Cities South of Cancer, an interdisciplinary Research Group whose members work on projects in Argentina, Bangladesh, Colombia, Indonesia and Mexico. CSC offers consultancy to governmental, non-governmental and private institutions involved in urban development projects 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 Scholar Publishing and writing a monograph on Modern Architecture in Africa and South America.