Fiona Cuypers-Stanienda
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Fiona Cuypers-Stanienda is an architectural designer, consultant and photographer currently based in Hamburg and Eindhoven. She trained as an architect at the ETH, UdK Berlin and Architectural Association, where she gained her M.Arch and AA Diploma.

Her international experience in Art Direction, Strategic Design and Management has shaped many successful projects in Exhibition Design, Architectural Design, Photography and Corporate Identity. A recent highlight of her career was working on the Corporate Image of Francis Kéré, who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2022 for his social architecture.

Her influence extends to notable publications and exhibitions, including those at the Architectural Association, AA Bookshop, British School at Rome, Wallpaper, and REAL. In 2020, her thesis was published in the Architect's Journal.

Fiona's professional journey includes collaborations with international architecture offices such as Johnston Marklee, Studio JK, Valter Scelsi, and Pritzker Prize laureate Francis Kéré. Since 2022, she has served as a partner at Radical Research & Re-storying Agency (RRA).

Selected Exhibitions

2020    Reporting from Rome, AA Bookshop, London, UK
2019    Portico, British School at Rome, Rome, Italy
2016    “Lugo Land”, Lugo, Italy

Awards and Residencies

2019    Nicholas Boas Travel Scholarship, British School at Rome, Rome, Italy
2017    AAF Travel Award, Architectural Association, London, UK

Publications and Features

2021    “As New Architecture Writers calls for 2022 applications, we celebrate alumnu Afterparti”,
            New Architecture Writers (NAW), Wallpaper, Digital (Cover Photo)
2020    Influences: Aoi Phillips and Fiona Cuypers-Stanienda’s ‘Permesso”,
            Aoi Phillips, Architect ́s Journal, Digital

2020    Who holds the power to shape our cities? – by Afterparti”,
            Afterparti, Wallpaper, Print (Cover Photo)

2019    “Summer and art at the BSR”,
            Martina Caruso, Life at the BSR, Digital
2019    “A Home Truth on Contemplation and Resistance”,
            Fiona Cuypers-Stanienda, REAL, ISBN: 978-1-916406888-2-7,
2018    2018: The Year According to: Jack Self”,
            Jack Self, Walker Art Center, Digital (Cover Photo)

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