Albena Yaneva is a Professor of Architectural Theory and director of the Manchester Architecture Research Group (MARG) at the Manchester Urban Institute. She has been Visiting Professor at Princeton School of Architecture and Parsons, New School. She held the prestigious Lise Meitner Visiting Chair in Architecture at the University of Lund, Sweden (2017-2019). She is the author of several books: The Making of a Building (2009), Made by the OMA: An Ethnography of Design (2009), Mapping Controversies in Architecture (2012), Five Ways to Make Architecture Political. An Introduction to the Politics of Design Practice (2017), Crafting History: Archiving and the Quest for Architectural Legacy (2020), The New Architecture of Science: Learning from Graphene (2020), co-authored with Sir Kostya S. Novoselov, and Latour for Architects (2022). Her work has been translated into German, Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Thai, Polish, Turkish, and Japanese. Yaneva is the recipient of the RIBA President’s award for outstanding research (2010).