Patrik Schumacher is a partner at Zaha Hadid Architects. He is an accomplished architect and educator having influenced and entire generation of avant garde architectural practitioners. In 2008 he published the Parametric Manifesto, wherein he argued parametric architecture will have an equal affect on the future of design in the field comparable to modernism itself. From his lectures sprung his publication: Autopsies of Architecture. You can find one of his lectures from the USC School of Architecture Intensive Fields Conference included.
Some images of Patrik’s contributions to Zaha Hadid Architects: