Eliyahu (Eli) Keller

Eliyahu (Eli) Keller is an architect and a researcher from Jerusalem, Israel. He is currently the co-editor of SCATTER!, the 46th issue of the annual, peer-reviewed journal of the MIT Department of Architecture, Thresholds.

Eli holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Israel and a Masters in Design Studies with distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. His graduate thesis, titled ‘Representing Force’, looks into the work of the American visionary architect Lebbeus Woods in Havana.

Eli has served as a research assistant for the Harvard-Mellon Urban Initiative and is a member of the Berlin Portal Research Group. His current work and interest engage the intersection of critical theory, representation and political agency within the design disciplines. His current focus is on the visionary and apocalyptic imaginaries stemming out of the nuclear age in post-war United States.

Areas of Interest
American Art, Art and Technology, Globalization, Graphic Representation, Historiography, Landscape, Modern Architecture, Public Art, Theory of Architecture, Theory of Art, Trauma and Memory, Urban Design, Visualization


2014 - 2016
MDes. History and Philsophy of Design, Harvard University


2016 - 2016
Dimitris Pikionis Award for Outstanding Academic Preformance, Harvard University