WAI
Works in Beijing China

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BIO
Nathalie Frankowski (1985) is a French Architect who graduated in 2008 in the department of Architecture, Art and Philosophy at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris La Villette with a Diplome d’État d’Architecture option research. Her final project “It Feels Like Home: Chez-soi entre nature et densité” received first class honors. In 2008 she co-founded WAI a contemporary think tank for architecture and the city. Previous professional and academic experience includes international publications, research, film making, exhibitions, design workshops and working in Belgium, The Netherlands, France, USA and China.

Cruz García (1983) is a Puerto Rican Architect who graduated in 2008 from the Universidad de Puerto Rico with a Master Degree in Architecture after earning the Alpha Rho Chi Medal for outstanding leadership and the Henry Adams Medal for the Highest Degree. His research thesis about Narrative Architectures from the 1920’s to the 70’s earned him the PBDT scholarship from the main research institution in the UPR. In 2008 he co-founded WAI a contemporary think tank for architecture and the city. Previous professional and academic experience includes international publications, research, teaching, lectures, exhibitions and working in Belgium, The Netherlands, Puerto Rico, USA, France and China.

WAI (What About It?) Think Tank is a workshop for architecture intelligentsia that focuses on the understanding and execution of Architecture through a panoramic approach; from theoretical texts to architectural artifacts, narrative architectures, buildings and urban conditions.