Erik L'Heureux FAIA is a Vice Dean, Master of Architecture Programme Director and Dean's Chair Associate Professor at the School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore, teaching a new generation of architects to be committed to the complexities and potentials of architecture located along the equator. His design research combines passive performance, pattern, and simplicity as a poetic response towards the equatorial hot, wet climate and a dense urban context. His design work and contribution to the discipline has been recognised by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), being elevated to the College of Fellows, AIA in 2020, and his buildings have won several AIA New York and SARA Design Awards among others. Giovanni Cossu is a sustainable development professional and associate director at the National University of Singapore (NUS). With experience in real estate and sustainability services, he is part of the senior management group at the NUS School of Design and Environment (SDE) where he oversees and manages a portfolio of campus redevelopment projects, sustainable finance and corporate sustainability initiatives.