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Indy Johar

Architecture & Built EnvironmentPublic InfrastructureSystemic Design, Policy Design

Indy is co-founder of Dark Matter Labs and of the RIBA award-winning architecture and urban practice Architecture00. He is also a founding director of Open Systems Lab, seeded WikiHouse (open source housing), and Open Desk (open source furniture company). Indy is a non-executive international Director of the BloxHub, the Nordic Hub for sustainable urbanization. He is on the advisory board for the Future Observatory and is part of the committee for the London Festival of Architecture. He is also a fellow of the London Interdisciplinary School.


Indy was the 2016-17 Graham Willis Visiting Professor at Sheffield University. He was Studio Master at the Architectural Association, 2019-2020 UNDP Innovation Facility Advisory Board Member 2016-20, and RIBA Trustee 2017-20. He has taught and lectured at various institutions from the University of Bath, TU-Berlin, University College London, Princeton, Harvard, MIT, and New School. Indy is a Professor at RMIT University. He was awarded the London Design Medal for Innovation in 2022 and an MBE for Services to Architecture in 2023.


Indy Johar