Eliyahu Keller is an architect, researcher, and educator. He is a founding faculty member of the Negev School of Architecture in Israel, where he serves as a lecturer and coordinator of the History and Theory of Architecture unit. Eliyahu holds a Ph.D. in History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture from the MIT Department of Architecture, an MDes. (History and Philosophy of Design) with Distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and a B.Arch from Ariel University. He is the co-editor of the 46th volume of the MIT Architecture's departmental, peer-reviewed journal Thresholds, published in March 2018 by the MIT Press. His doctoral thesis, titled 'Drawing Apocalypse: Architectural Representation in the Nuclear Age and the Imagination of the End,' explores speculative architectural visions produced in the United States during the Cold War.
Eliyahu has organized and taught several design-research workshops at at MIT Architecture, and has lectured and served as an invited critic in various institutions such as Pratt Institute, the Rhode Island School of Design, Boston Architectural College, Bezalel Academy of Arts in Jerusalem, the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Harvard University and MIT. He is the recipient of several grants and awards such as the 2016 Dimitris Pikionis Award from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies Travelling Grant, the MIT Presidential Fellowship, a Getty Foundation Research Grant, and a CCA Doctoral Research Residency. His writing has been published in various journal including the Journal of Architectural Education, Thresholds, PLAT, Journal of Architecture and others.