xu:collective was born from the coming together of professionals working in Africa to propose alternative perspectives of the world in the discourses and practices of architecture, urban and environmental studies, graphic and multi-media design.
andreia moassab is an architect and urban planner. Moassab is currently the coordinator of the Architecture and Urbanism program at the Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana, Brazil
patricia anahory is an architect and designer. She holds a Masters in architecture from Princeton University (USA) and an undergraduate degree in architecture from the Boston Architectural College.
salif diallo is a trans-media designer. He is professor in the Department of Science and Technology at the Universidade de Cabo Verde.