Mani Lall leads ZeroZero’s activities in the United Kingdom.
His main focus both in the practice and as a University Architectural Tutor has been the advancement of a conceptual and theoretical base, which informs and promotes design solutions. This is coupled with an advanced competency in the use of digital media and the computer as an investigative tool, rather than just a representative device, backed up by a strong foundation in traditional design representation and investigation methodology.
Prior to joining ZeroZero, Mani set up his own consultancy, working on a number of residential and commercial projects, and was previously Design Director at Archial where he was responsible for business development throughout the UK and India.
As Divisional Director at JM Architects he led design in the region and developed of design strategies within the group. During his time at JM Architects Mani was responsible for a number of designs for Mixed Use, Residential, Commercial developments, as well as setting up design and planning strategies for Educational and Healthcare projects.
In addition to practice work, Mani has been teaching Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate Architectural Design studio at the University of Nottingham since 2001. He has also taught at Nottingham Trent University, Manchester School of Architecture, and been a visiting critica at Leeds Met Universityand Liverpool University.
Mani has given lectures on Digital Design Creativity, and contributed to numerous publications related to Architectural Design.