Samira Jama Aden is an architect and works at the convergence of art, architecture and new technologies. She studied at the University of Aachen (B.A. Architecture) and at the University of Kassel (M.Sc. Architecture Design Research). As an architect, she developed innovative, multifunctional building materials for architecture and construction. At the same time, she was a researcher and teacher in solar activation of building materials at the research platform "Bau Kunst Erfinden" of the University of Kassel and the ARC Australia Center of Excellence in Exciton Science (Melbourne, Australia). In her work, she combines the principles of renewable energies, architecture and material design with the aesthetic requirements of future buildings. She is an associate member of the research platform Bau Kunst Erfinden University of Kassel.