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ABOUT THE GUEST
Dr. Ivan Shumkov is a New York based entrepreneur, architect and professor. He is the founder of Build Academy, an organization dedicated to providing professional solutions and education for the built environment. His company has cultivated an industry-wide, global community of professionals and organizations and supplies them with an online platform for collaboration, networking, education and professional resources for the implementation of high-impact projects worldwide.
Dr. Shumkov is a licensed architect in Spain and Italy and principal of ISA – Ivan Shumkov Architects, a NYC based architecture firm operating at the intersection of architecture, design, urbanism and technology. He has lectured and exhibited his projects and research extensively across Europe, Latin America, China, and the USA.
During his academic career, he has taught at New York University, Harvard University GSD, Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Parsons the New School for Design, the International University of Catalonia, and ETSA Barcelona.
Dr. Shumkov earned his PhD in Architecture in 2009 at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and Columbia University GSAPP, as fellow of the Fondation Le Corbusier. He graduated with masters degrees from ETSA Barcelona, University of Florence, and Harvard University GSD, as a Fulbright scholar.
His current work involves the architecture of consciousness and wellness, from people to our planet.
ABOUT THE HOST
Joey Greiner is an International DJ, Storyteller, and Community Builder. He’s been performing music for audiences of thousands around the world for over 15 years. He helps people, organizations and businesses tell their stories by creating captivating digital content and live experiences. After more than a decade of bringing people together with live events, Joey is now connecting the global community online with virtual dance parties, business mastermind groups and spiritual gatherings like mass meditations and fundraisers for indigenous communities. His goal is to remind everyone that their lives have meaning and they can find fulfillment and happiness.