Alexander Eriksson Furunes studied at the Architectural Association before receiving his masters in architecture at NTNU, Norway. As co-founder of the design collective WORKSHOP architecture he has worked with communities in India, Philippines, UK and China. More recently Alexander’s studio erikssonfurunes completed project Tagpuro, Philippines (2013-16), following the destruction of project Tacloban (2010) by super typhoon Haiyan (nov 2013). Alexander is currently doing a research on participative planning, design and build processes as a fellow at the The Norwegian Artistic Research Programme (PKU)(2016-19). His work is a critical reflection on previous projects as well as an exploration of collaborative placemaking through new projects in both Asia and Europe.