Kochergina Ekaterina

Subjects: Architecture, Design
Division: Arts and Humanities
Position: Module leader
Years: 2020-2021

Ekaterina Kochergina is an international architect and researcher of space. She is a Ph.D. candidate in urban planning. Her research was awarded multiple scholarships by Visegrad Fund, National, and Bilateral programs. She has conducted her studies in several countries and in different fields of architectural design. She graduated in 2013 from the two Departments: Public and residential buildings, as also the Design of architectural medium. Her thesis design project “Museum of Spaces” received the 1st degreed price in the International competition of the best thesis projects in architecture and design MOOCAO. Ekaterina is a practicing architect, urban designer, and teacher of architectural theory. Her research and founding were presented at a number of international conferences and are published in scientific journals. She is a founder of a nonprofit research organization “KEKA – space and culture”, which is developing several areas of spatial theory, spreading space-related knowledge to a wide audience, and developing international multidisciplinary projects on the border of architecture, design, visual, sound, and digital arts. She has experience in teaching multiple spatial and architectural disciplines in Russia, Slovakia, and Hungary. Her active traveling around the world in search of other spaces, a special approach to painting and drawings, as also private exhibitions and art practices, let her bring a fresh and interactive attitude to space theory, inviting every participant of her workshops to a unique spatial experience.