El Hadi Jazairy is partner of Design Earth. He is assistant professor of architecture at the University of Michigan and currently visiting research scientist at MIT. His work is widely recognized, including a Young Architects Prize from Architectural League of New York, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Faculty Design Awards, and a Jacques Rougerie Foundation’s First Prize. DESIGN EARTH has exhibited internationally at Venice Biennale, Oslo Triennale, Seoul Biennale, Cooper Union, MIT Keller Gallery, and Sursock Museum in Beirut. He is editor of New Geographies 4: Scales of the Earth and author of Geographies of Trash.