Eyal Weizman

Visiting Research Scholar, Architecture

Ph.D., Architecture, London Consortium/Birkbeck College


Eyal Weizman is an architect, professor of spatial and visual cultures and director of the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London. In 2011 he set up Forensic Architecture, a research agency that provides architectural evidence in human rights cases and war crimes trial. This work was a subject of a recent exhibition at the HKW Berlin, and a documentary by Al Jazeera. Weizman has worked with a variety of NGOs world wide, presented his research at the UN General Assembly, and provided architectural evidence in a number of war crime trials. He is currently on the advisory boards of the ICA in London and of other art, academic and cultural institutions. Weizman is the recipient of the James Stirling Memorial Lecture Prize for 2006-2007, a co-recipient of the 2010 Prince Claus Prize for Architecture (for DAAR) and has delivered the Nelson Mandela and Edward Said lectures amongst others public presentations. He studied architecture at the Architectural Association in London and completed his PhD at the London Consortium/Birkbeck College.