WAI Architecture Think Tank
WAI Architecture Think Tank is a planetary studio questioning the political, historical, and material legacy and imperatives of architecture and urbanism, founded by Puerto Rican architect, artist, curator, educator, author, and theorist Cruz García and French architect, artist, curator, educator, author, and poet Nathalie Frankowski.
WAI is one of García and Frankowski’s platforms of public engagement, encompassing the free and alternative education platform and trade-school LOUDREADERS. Garcia and Frankowski are associate professors at Iowa State University and on the faculty at Columbia University. They are authors of Narrative Architecture: A Kynical Manifesto, Pure Hardcore Icons: A Manifesto on Pure Form in Architecture, A Manual of Anti-Racist Architecture Education, and the forthcoming book Universal Principles of Architecture.