Ozayr Saloojee

Ozayr Saloojee is associate editor of design for the Journal of Architectural Education and an  associate professor of architecture at Carleton University in Ottawa, where he is also cross-appointed faculty at the Institute for African Studies, affiliated faculty at the Center for the Study of Islam, and co-director of the Carleton Urban Research Lab.

His teaching, research, and creative practice link architecture, politically contested landscapes, design justice, and geo-imaginaries. He is a founding member of the interdisciplinary Fluid Boundaries Collaborative and the collective HiLo/YOW+, both shortlisted to curate Canada’s 2021 and 2024 contributions to the Venice Biennale. Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, he competed his B.Arch and post-professional M.Arch II at Carleton University and his doctoral research at the Bartlett School of Architecture.