Looking back at
the past two years I can conclude
that working with AAmatters is a great adventure.
architecture historian /
associate of AAM
Iga Perzyna holds a master degree in Architectural History from Bartlett School of Architecture and in Historic Conservation from Oxford Brookes. During her studies in London she was briefly involved as an intern at Bukka. Her master thesis from Bartlett looked at the government buildings in Monrovia, Liberia in the context of the post-independence nation building processes taking place in Africa. After graduating in 2014 she worked for the 0047 gallery in Oslo and collaborated on the Conservation Area Statement Proposal – Sagene/Akerselva with the Cultural Heritage Management Office of the City of Oslo. She is working on a project basis with African Architecture Matters since 2015.
In years 2015/2016 Perzyna worked as the project coordinator and researcher on the Ng’ambo Tuitakayo Project in Zanzibar on behalf of African Architecture Matters. She also worked as the project coordinator on the THe Beeker Method: Planning and Working on the Redevelopment of the African City: Retrospective Glances into the future conducted jointly by African Architecture Matters and the African Studies Centre in Leiden. Iga is currently responsible for the coordination of the work on the forthcoming publication on Ng’ambo.
'Looking back at the past two years the only thing I can think of is that I could not have dreamed of a better job.'