Sophia Psarra, Variations on Venice
Tuesday December 19th 2017, 20:30, Amphitheatre
Sophia Psarra is Reader at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. She was previously Associate Professor at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan, US and Cardiff University, UK. Her design and research activities include creative installations, design projects and publications, (Architecture and Narrative –The Formation of Space and Cultural Meaning, Routledge 2009, The Venice Variations - Tracing the Architectural Imagination, UCLPress 2018). She has collaborated with cultural institutions on space design, exhibition narratives and visitors’ experience (The Museum of Modern Art, MoMA, New York, The Natural History Museum, London). As a practicing architect, Psarra has won first prizes in international architectural competitions as part of Crisis Architectural Design. The work of the team has been exhibited in Venice Biennale 1991, the George Pompidou Centre, NAI Rotterdam, London, Berlin, Milan and Athens.