Usman Haque

Haque Design + Research, Connected Environments Ltd,

Usman Haque is director of Haque Design + Research, CEO of Connected Environments Ltd. and founder of Trained as an architect, he designs both physical spaces and the software and systems that bring them to life. He has created responsive environments, interactive installations, digital interface devices and mass-participation performances throughout the world.

He is a recipient of a 2009 World Technology Award, 2008 Design of the Year Award (interactive) from the Design Museum, UK, a Wellcome Trust Sciart Award, a grant from the Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science and Technology, the Japan Media Arts Festival Excellence prize and the Asia Digital Art Award Grand Prize.

He lectures widely on the social impact of design, technology and architecture and his work has been published and exhibited internationally, at venues including the Institute of Contemporary Arts (London), Ars Electronica, Transmediale, the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, NTT Inter-Communication Centre, Tokyo, Beijing's National Art Museum, and the Singapore Biennale.