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Daniel Elkin

Assistant Professor of Environment and Interior Design, School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Daniel Elkin is a researcher, designer, and maker with a decade of experience. He serves as Assistant Professor in Environment and Interior Design in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design. Educated at Cranbrook Academy of Art (MArch, ‘15) and the University of Cincinnati, Elkin’s research focuses on spatial agency, collaborative governance, and housing, particularly in non-normative development scenarios. His recent work in stilt house communities is published in international journals and conferences. His spatial activism work with student collaborators was published in Cubic Journal’s Design Social edition. His analysis of emergent spatializations was published in Architectural Research Quarterly. He served as first editor of the upcoming Cubic Journal Issue on Design Making.