About the Author
Hanif Kara is Design Director and co-founder of AKT II, the award-winning London-based firm of structural and civil engineering consultants. Hanif combines practice with teaching. He is Professor in Practice of Architectural Technology at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He is a fellow of the RIBA, ICE, RAE and IStrcutE. He is on the board of trustees of the Architecture Foundation, member of the BCO Technical Affairs Committee and formerly a CABE Commissioner.
Daniel Bosia is Director at AKT II, where he heads up the specialist team P.art® (parametric applied research team), which develops bespoke software programs to manipulate and test forms and structures. Daniel is a qualified structural engineer with an MSc in Structural and Bridge Engineering and a Masters in Architecture. He was formerly head of the Advanced Geometry Unit at Arup. He is Diploma Unit Tutor at the Architectural Association in London and Honorary Professor at the Department of Architecture and Media Technology in Aalborg.