Iman Ansari is a founding principal of AN.ONYMOUS. He is an architectural and urban designer, historian, and educator. He is currently a Visiting Professor of Architecture and Urbanism at UNLV School of Architecture, and has previously taught at USC School of Architecture, UCLA Architecture and Urban Design, and the Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York. Prior to establishing AN.ONYMOUS, Ansari worked for a number of renowned architecture and design offices in London and New York, as well as the United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) where he worked on the Cities and Climate Change Initiative (CCCI). His writings have been published internationally in various journals including Architectural Theory Review, Journal for the Society of Architectural Historians (JSAH), Log, Metropolis, Architect’s Newspaper, and Architectural Review among others. His work has also been featured in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, A+D Museum in Los Angeles, and Venice Architectural Biennale, as well as in various exhibitions worldwide. Ansari holds a professional degree in architecture (B.Arch) from the City College of the City University of New York, and a post-professional degree in architecture and urban design (MAUD) from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in architecture history and theory at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Marta Nowak is a founding principal of AN.ONYMOUS. She is a licensed architect and a lecturer in architecture at University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA). Prior to establishing AN.ONYMOUS, Marta worked for multiple architecture offices including Safdie Architects in Cambridge, Toshiko Mori Architects in New York, and Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill (SOM) in New York, and was an editorial assistant at Harvard Design Magazine. Marta's art and architectural work has been widely exhibited in galleries across the United States, such as MoMA PS1 in New York, A+D Museum in Los Angeles, Catherine G. Murphy Gallery in St. Paul Minnesota and at Harvard University in Cambridge Massachusetts. She has been recipient of numerous scholarships and grants including Harvard University International Community Service Fellowship to work at the United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) in Nairobi, Kenya. She has presented her work at numerous international conferences including World Economic Forum and Automobilia. Marta holds degrees in Studio Arts from St. Catherine University in Minnesota, and in architecture from Harvard University.