Axel Sowahas been chair of the Department of Architecture Theory at the Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University since 2007. He was editor in chief of L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui in Paris from 2000 to 2007. His current research is focused on changes in the notion of mimesis; the question of imitation in modern contexts; and on the beginning of the industrial mass production of building components in the early 1800s.
Andres Lepikis an art historian and curator. In early 2012, he was appointed professor of architecture history and curatorial practice at Technische Universität München (TUM), where he will also direct the affiliated Architekturmuseum. From 2007 to 2011, he was a curator for architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York where he presented "Small Scale, Big Change. New Architectures for Social Engagement." He joined Candide as an editor in 2012.
Susanne Schindleris an architect and writer based in Princeton. She was an assistant professor at RWTH Aachen University from 2008 to 2010, where her main focus was setting up Candide. Her practice and research focus on housing design and development. Schindler has authored and edited several books, including "Growing Urban Habitats. Seeking a New Housing Development Model" (with Morrish and Swenson, 2009).