Joseph Grima


Joseph Grima studied architecture at the Architectural Association, London, and has since worked internationally as an editor, curator, writer and critic in the fields of architecture, art and design. From 2007 to 2010 he directed Storefront for Art and Architecture, an internationally renowned gallery and events space in New York City devoted to the advancement of innovative positions in architecture and art. As an independent curator and researcher, he has conceived and designed numerous installations in internationally renowned events and institutions such as the Venice Biennale of Architecture, the Shenzhen/Hong Kong Triennale of Architecture/Urbanism, the Architectural Association and Beijing Planning Hall. He is the author of Instant Asia (Skira, 2007), a critical overview of the recent work of young and emerging architecture practices across the Asian continent, Shift: SANAA and the New Museum (Lars Müller, 2008), and has contributed to numerous other books and publications. He previously worked as an editorial consultant at Domus and special correspondent for Abitare, and his essays and articles have been published in a wide range of international magazines including AD, Abitare, Domus, Tank, Urban China and Volume, as well as the Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore. He is presently editorial director and forthcoming editor in chief of Domus.