Jeffrey P. Turko [AA Dipl RIBA II] Hailing from New Jersey USA, educated at the Architectural Association London and holding registration as an Architect in the Netherlands, Jeff is an educator and researcher currently based in the UK. He is a Senior Lecturer of Architecture at the University of Brighton where he leads the Master of Architecture course. He has previously taught at the University of East London and at the Architectural Association School of Architecture where he taught in the renowned Diploma school.
Before launching NEKTON Studio he was the founder of the design practice NEKTON Design; an architectural design practice that worked on projects ranging in scales from urban design, private houses, to art installations. A practice that has received awards in international competitions and participated in expos such as the 2008 Beijing Biennial and has been published and exhibited widely. Most recent published work appears in, Grounds and Envelopes:Reshaping Architecture and the Built Environment [Routledge 2015].
He is also an integral member of OCEAN.net, a collaborative and interdisciplinary network focusing on research by design in architecture and urban design.
He has been practicing since 1999 and has been a registered architect in The Netherlands since 2000.
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