Elena Kasumova is an architect and urbanist. She studied Architecture at St. Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Münster School of Architecture, and University of the Arts Berlin. While pursuing her master's degree at UdK she worked with Prof. Jean-Philippe Vassal in the Architecture program. After finishing her studies she gained professional experience in international studios such as David Chipperfield Architects and Robertneun Architects, predominantly with residential and cultural projects. Since 2019, she has been working as an architect and project lead at the Berlin-based studio Teleinternetcafe. She collaborates with Stadtdenkerei on the didactics of building culture and explores the architectural typologies of Berlin clubs.