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Irena Bauman

Irena Bauman is a Director of Bauman Lyons Architects and of MassBespoke Ltd

Irena Bauman

Her practice and research are concerned with how architecture and architectural thinking can facilitate local communities to co-make good places and to mitigate, adapt and become more resilient to the challenges ahead. She has received three Innovate UK research grants to develop MassBespoke off-site construction system suitable for distributed fabrication. She is currently the recipient of Royal Commission 1851 Fellowship to develop business model for Build InCommon- community based factories for socially useful production.

She is the author of How to be a Happy Architect in which she challenges the architectural establishment to be more in tune with the needs of society and a co-editor of Architecture and Resilience – Interdisciplinary dialogues due to by published in December 2018

At TEDxBradford, Irena will be speaking about…

MassBespoke – Building InCommon A story of developing technologies enabling socially useful production and collaborative ways of place making.

You can find Irena on Twitter as @irenabauman and on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/irenabauman.