Prof. Arch. Shany Barath is an architect and Director of the D.DLab (Disrupt.Design) for applicable design research in the faculty of Architecture at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Shany received her degree in architecture from the TUDelft faculty of Architecture in The Netherlands (MSc. with distinction) and her postgraduate degree in Architecture & Computation (M.Arch) from the Architectural Association (AA) Design Research Laboratory in London. Between 2009-2018 Shany was appointed the academic role of Studio Master at the AA in London and directed the TLV program.
Shany practiced Architecture at West 8 in Rotterdam, and UNStudio in Amsterdam where she was involved in the design of large residential and public projects as well as the setup of the office’s design research and knowledge communities. Among other awards, she was the winner of the prestigious AICF Cultural foundation grant of excellence and the recipient of the Archiprix Design Award. She has lectured, published, and exhibited worldwide including the Venice biennale, Beijing biennale, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, the London Eco-Build and the FRAC Centre for contemporary art.