Radical Research & Re-storying Agency
RRA   Radical Research & Re-storying Agency

Who we are.

Victoria McKenzie (she/her)
Founder / Architectural Research Lead

M.A., Goldsmiths’ University, UK

Victoria McKenzie is an independent researcher and academic lecturer based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. She completed her Bachelors at the University of Toronto with a specialist in Literature and Critical Theory, Urban studies and Human Geography and earned her M.A. with high distinction at Forensic Architecture’s ‘Centre for Research Architecture’, Goldsmiths’ University. Victoria is currently a PhD candidate at UCL, University of London with a research focus on Ecologies, Climate Change, and philosophies of being. She has worked with a variety of architecture firms and cultural institutions on the connections between art, politics and ecology such as Sir David Adjaye OBE’s Adjaye Associates; Forensic Architecture; Sandberg Instituut; Triennale di Milano; Piet Zwart Institute; MU Hybrid Art House and the Royal Academy of Design at The Hague.


Fiona Cuypers-Stanienda (she/her)
Partner / Creative Director

AA Dipl. M.Arch. ARB/RIBA Part II,
Architectural Association, UK

Fiona Cuypers-Stanienda is an architectural designer, consultant and photographer currently based in Hamburg and Eindhoven. She trained as an architect at the ETH, UdK Berlin and Architectural Association, where she gained her M.Arch and AA Diploma. Fiona has participated and collaborated in publications and exhibitions such as at the Architectural Association, the British School at Rome, Wallpaper and REAL. In 2020, her thesis got published in the Architect’s Journal. She has worked for international architecture practices, such as Johnston Marklee, Studio JK, Metron, Valter Scelsi and Pritzker Prize laureate Francis Kéré.

Felix Peng Fei Yang (he/him)
Architecture Lead

M.Arch., McGill University, CA

Felix Peng Fei Yang is an architect based in Berlin, Germany. He is a graduate of the schools of architecture at McGill University and University of Waterloo in Canada. His Master’s research of visual languages in architecture at McGill University received federal funding through the Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Felix has worked across scales at various international research and architecture practices including, WORKac, Arquitectonica, Lateral Office, SvN and Büro Ole Scheeren.


Noah Gotlib (he/him)
Architecture / Communication Lead

AA Dipl. M.Arch. ARB/RIBA Part II,
Architectural Association, UK

Noah Gotlib, is a designer and researcher based in London, UK, holding a Master of Architecture/AA Diploma with Commendation from the Architectural Association. He has worked for several international architecture practises in London and Toronto including Vogt, Alison Brooks Architects, ERA, and PARTISANS, and taught design studio at the Architectural Association.

SOCA, Studio of Contemporary Architecture, Toronto. https://socadesign.ca

BAIDA, Black Architects and Interior Designers Association, Toronto. https://www.baida.ca

Karim Fouad, AA Dipl. M.Arch ARB/RIBA Part II, Cairo.  IG: @mogasam.obj

Alvin Luong, BA (Hons) with High Distinction, Toronto.  www.alvinluong.com

Russell Royer, AA Dipl. (Hons) M.Arch ARB/RIBA Part II, London. IG: @thechoreum

Elias Tamer, AA Dipl. ARB/RIBA Part II, Beirut. www.collectiveforarchitecture-lb.com