Xenia Adjoubei

Local Researcher

Area: Russia

Xenia is a Research Specialist in community engagement and collective design.

She specialises in areas of culture, architecture, and urbanism, and is the lead researcher in the Global Free Unit – a network for education through live projects in contexts of rapid economic and political change, such as refugee and migration crises. Xenia leads an education and research centre in the largest Art Park in Europe, the Nikola-Lenivets Classroom, which is for research and education on the new rural condition, collective craft practices in a post-work future. She also runs the Moscow office of AdjoubeiScottWhitby Studio, an architecture practice with projects in culture, public realm, and education.

Xenia has a Professional Diploma in Architecture, an MA in Architectural History, Theory and Interpretation. She is currently based in both London and Moscow and speaks English, Russian and Spanish.