Tutors

All teaching staff at the PSA, be they architects, artists, designers, or other professionals are practitioners of their discipline.  Every member of staff is actively involved in commercial practice or has founded their own studio or firm.  
 
The Paris School of Architecture remains uniquely connected to industry and research allowing its staff to provide a teaching experience that is relevant to contemporary practice.

Henry Beech Mole

Henry Beech Mole
Academic Council
Co-Head of School
Studio, Professional Practice

Architect
ARB (UK), RIBA (UK), Ordre des Architectes (FR)


Henry studied at the Architectural Association and the Royal College of Art in London where he graduated with a distinction.  He has been nominated for the RIBA Bronze Medal, received the RIBA South East award and featured in the Architects' Journal in the UK.

Henry is a registered architect in both the UK and France, having worked for practices in both Paris and London, he opened his architectural studio, BoBo, in Montmartre, Paris in 2017.

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Martin Tubiana

Academic Council

Co-Head of School

Studio

Architect

Ordre des Architectes (FR)

 

Martin studied at Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture (ESA) in Paris and SCI-Arc in Los Angeles. In 2010 he was awarded the 1st prize for the best ESA diploma and the special prize for the Best 2010 French diploma by ‘Le Courrier de l’Architecte’. 

After international collaborations (Projectiles FR, Horizhon UK, Fourwall US, Périphériques FR), he settled in Paris where he worked for Didier Faustino and Dominique Perrault, before co-founding his architectural and experimental practice Bunker Palace in 2016.

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Dr Bérénice Gaussuin
Academic Council
History & Theory/Critical Writing

Architect
Ordre des Architectes (FR)


Bérénice Gaussuin is an architect, and associate professor at École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture Paris-Malaquais in Paris. She studied architecture at ESA and art history at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. She also studied at École de Chaillot, specialising in restoration of historical monuments. She is researcher at LIAT (Laboratoire Infrastructure Architecture et Territoire) and completed her PhD thesis under the supervision of Professor Dominique Rouillard at Université Paris-Est on the dichotomy between the notions of restoration and creation in the 19thcentury. As a practitioner, she mainly works on historical monuments and heritage matters.

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Yasemin Sahiner
Academic Council
Studio

Architect

Chamber of Architects (TR)

Project Manager at Kuma & Associates Europe in Paris, Yasemin Sahiner obtained her Master’s degree in Advanced Design Studies Program (T_ADS) at The University of Tokyo - Department of Architecture, an advanced research and education laboratory with a focus on Digital Fabrication and Sustainable prototyping. Her research work has been exhibited in Shinjuku Ozone Gallery in 2013. 

Her professional experience covers project management for international project teams, design as project architect for competition and projects of various scale and complexity in wide range of countries from Sweden, Australia, Canada to Switzerland, Turkey, and Italy; adopting a distinctive technical approach acquired through Kengo Kuma and Associates. 

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Viktor Miletic
Master Class Tutor

Viktor is a French director, writer, editor and photographer. He began making images at an early age, through both drawing and moving image. He perfected these skills at the Cours Florent and the Sorbonne Nouvelle where he obtains a Bachelor’s Degree in Cinema in 2005.  Before making his way into fiction cinema, he earned his spurs as a director and editor on music videos, commercials and documentaries.  In 2018 he directed three short films of which he was also the director of photography.  Both his photographic and narrative work tend to explore subjectivity and introspection.  He is also a speaker and contributor at ArtFx in Montpellier as well as at Isart Digital and E-artsup in Paris.

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Luc Izri
Master Class Tutor


Luc is a graduate of ESA in Paris, specialising in complex geometries, parametricism and representation. He has brought his knowledge to more than fifteen offices across Europe & the Middle East.
While teaching software interoperability and scripting approaches at ESA and ENSAPM, he has strived to extend the theoretical field at the crossroad of philosophy and architecture through a few articles already published and a post-master's degree (La Villette – research in architecture).
Since 2010 his work on topological exploration alongside David Tajchman has been published worldwide and awarded multiple times.

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Bathilde Lebret
Master Class Tutor

Bathilde is a Graphic Designer and Art Director with a Master's degree from École Supérieure d'Art et de Design - Saint-Étienne.  Following experience at Malte Martin and Integral Ruedi Baur, she created her own studio in 2019.  Balthilde teaches the Communication course at PSA.

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Delaney Inamine
Master Class Tutor

Delaney is a graduate of the Bachelor's course at the University of California Berkeley and the PSA Diploma at Paris School of Architecture. Her diploma project "Stateless Embassy" was awarded for best research Brief and was published on Dezeen.

Delaney assists the studio subject, as well as teaching a number of masterclasses in the Communications subject.



 

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Emilio Koutsoftides

Jade Mroueh

French Language

Jade is a tutor for French as a foreign language.  A native of Lyon, she qualified in International Business, French as a Foreign Language and Linguistics.  She studied and worked for 10 years in a number of different countries, including Argentina, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, Myanmar, Ukraine and the USA. Passionate about all languages, she has taught herself many foreign languages and through this developed teaching techniques that she brings to the study of French.  She now lives in Paris where she teaches to Professionals, International students and Refugees.

Emilio Koutsoftides

PSA Summer School Director

Master Class Tutor

Architect

Architects' Association (CY)

Emilio Koutsoftides is an architect and artist living and working in Paphos, Cyprus.

 

After studying architecture at the Canterbury School of Architecture he worked for firms in Cyprus and Malaysia and successfully participated in international competitions.

From 2016 to 2018, Emilio worked at Teecom, involving designing exhibition venues worldwide. He has worked for the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum, Miami at the M+ Museum, Hong Kong, the National Museum of Jordan, the American Natural History Museum, New York and for the EXPO 2020, Dubai.

James Smith

James A M Smith​
External Examination Chair
Master Class Tutor

Architect
ARB (UK), RIBA (UK)


James is an architect currently based in Zurich, Switzerland, where he works with Hurst Song Architekten, having previously worked in London and Berlin. James studied at the University of Cambridge and the Royal College of Art. His thesis project explored the potential of an infrastructural environmental architecture in the Pearl River Delta of China. His current research explores the intersection of emerging digital technologies and the environmental imperative of the 21st century.

At PSA James leads the 1:1 prototyping Master Class as well as chairing the External Examination Jury.