Areas of Expertise
Age-friendly design, Land use and masterplanning, Urban design
Ali Mangera is an Architect-Engineer uniquely placed to understand the intricacies of technology, and collaborative design for the purpose of social and cultural change.
Ali studied engineering at University in Leeds, UK and Pennsylvania, USA completing a Masters in Architectural Engineering, before studying Architecture at the Architectural Association London. Ali worked at the global multidisciplinary practice Skidmore Owings & Merril, Chicago and Zaha Hadid Architects London leading and winning competitions worldwide before managing the early stages of the MAXXI National Museum Rome which later won The RIBA Stirling Prize.
In 2007, Ali co-founded Mangera Yvars Architects who have offices in London and Barcelona and who have worked on award winning projects globally. With decades of experience on schemes ranging from Mega projects to bespoke product design, Ali is committed to successful and sustainable outcomes with a lasting legacy. Ali’s has helped shape MYAA’s approach to technology from the use of big data, digital fabrication, and complex geometry through to sustainable earth construction and zero energy cities.
Ali has lectured at many institutions including Hong Kong Design Institute, Columbia, Cambridge University, The Architectural Association and he is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion across the built environment sector.