School SOS is an ever-growing partnership between practicing designers, artists, students, critical thinkers, activists, cultural institutions, sponsors, existing schools and universities. As such, SOS is a network of like-minded individuals.
Co-Founders and Collaborators
Co-Founder & Director
Pierre is a Co-Founder of SOS. He obtained his BA in Architecture at the University of Sheffield before completing his MA in Architecture at the Royal College of Art in 2018. Pierre has held a research fellowship with the British Council at the Venice 15th Biennale Architettura. He has published essays for e-flux Architecture and in 2018 was named as ‘One to Watch’ by Blueprint Magazine.
Pierre is an Architect at the RIBA Stirling Prize winners, Haworth Tompkins and an Associate Lecturer of MA Design for Social Innovation at UAL, London.
Co-Founder & Director
Kishan is a Co-Founder of SOS. He completed a BA in Architecture at the University of Westminster in 2015 and a Diploma in Architecture at the Architectural Association in 2019. Kishan works as an Researcher at the Turner Prize nominated human rights research agency Forensic Architecture (FA), based at Goldsmiths University, London.
With FA his work has been tabled for discussion at European Parliament (the LIBE Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs) and has been published in numerous media outlets including, The Guardian, The Financial Times, Der Spiegel, Mediapart, Efsyn, and Madr Masr.
The Killing of Muhammad al-Arab (2020), Kishan San for Forensic Architecture.
SOS Advisory Board
Rachael Harlow (SLG Projects Curator)
Rachael Harlow is Projects Curator at the South London Gallery (SLG). She graduated from Goldsmiths University in Fine Art and History of Art and now leads one of London’s best established programme for young emerging artists at SLG.
Coordinating the gallery’s artist in residence and public commissioning, currently Rachael is a Interim Co-Acting Head of Programme at SLG. For SOS Rachael advises and oversees on all matters.
Orozco Garden, South London Gallery. Photography by Andy Stagg.
More SOS AB Members TBA Soon ...
Past Participants & Guests
Prof Nick Srnicek
Dr Sophie Lewis
Rosie Strickland (GREENPEACE UK)
Samaneh Moafi (Forensic Architecture)
Jane Hall (ASSEMBLE)
Our Mission Statement