EJ Williams is a practising architect and researcher based in Berlin, interested in new imaginings for spaces of solidarity. Williams' architectural practice has focused on housing, in particular collective housing (Mietshäuser Syndikat) and on healthcare buildings in various forms. As an architect, Williams takes a keen interest in the execution and construction management phases, connecting planning with making. Williams has collaborated on cultural, educational, sustainable energy and participation-led projects of differing sizes, complexities, and construction methods, including GDR-prefab and rammed earth, realised in France, Germany, Morocco and the UK. Williams has worked widely in formal academic and artistic spaces, as invited architectural critic with Professor Finn Geipel at the TU Berlin, and Professor Arno Brandlhuber at the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremburg and as participant in numerous exhibitions, including the Venice Biennale for Architecture 2012 with Roberta Burghardt. Williams has also contributed to developing experimental approaches to collaboration, most recently co-creative directing the symposium, Hermitage Gathering: working on the viability of creative and collaborative practices in nonmetropolitan areas, hosted by Onassis AiR, Athens, 2022. In 2019, Williams travelled to south-eastern Türkiye to research the earthern flat roof vernacular. In 2022-2023 this investigation has formed the basis for working on the concept of Soil-Knowledge with the Zozan Archive Project at the Institute for Social Anthropology, Vienna.