Yehuda Emmanuel Safran studied at Saint Martin's School of Art, the Royal College of Art and University College, London. He has taught at the Architectural Association, Goldsmith's College, London University, and the Lan van Eyck Academy. He was a fellow of the Chicago Institute of Architecture and Urbanism and Visiting Professor at the School of Architecture, University of Illinois as well as at RISD. He has published in Domus, Sight and Sound, Lotus, A+U, AA File, Springer, Artpress, Prototypo, Metalocus and 9H. With Steven Holl and others he is editor of 32 Bejing/New York and is the author of Mies van der Rohe. He curated, inter alia, the Arts Council of Great Britain touring exhibition 'The Architecture of Adolf Loos' and the 'Fredrick Kiesler' show at the Architecture Association. He was a trustee of the 9H Gallery, a Founding member of the Architecture Foundation in London and a member of the College International de Philosophie, Paris. Currently he lives and works in Paris as Visiting Professor at the Graduate Institute of Architecture at Nanjing University, China, and teaches at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University in New York.