Dr. Sana Murrani
School of Architecture, Design & Environment, Plymouth University, UK
Sana Murrani (b. 1977, British-Iraqi) is an experimental architect, and currently holds the position of Lecturer in Architecture at Plymouth University, UK. She studied Architecture in Baghdad University School of Architecture, graduating in 2000, and obtained her masters degree from the same school in 2003. Her thesis dealt with the emergence of architectural form and formulation by drawing an analogy between architecture and genetics. Murrani started working as a professional architect in 2000 in Iraq. She is presently exploring aspects of the emergence of biological/artificial systems and perception, and the behaviour of architectural situations of in-between representation and experience. Sana Murrani is a member of the Planetary Collegium’s CAiiA-Hub in Plymouth, UK where she undertook her PhD under the supervision of Roy Ascott (President of Planetary Collegium), Mike Phillips (Director of i-DAT), and computer scientist Steve Grand.