Irina Davidovici

Davidovici Irina

PD Dr. Irina Davidovici is the Director of the gta Archives since January 2022. She is a trained architect and historian, having obtained her doctorate in history and philosophy of architecture at the University of Cambridge in 2008 and her Habilitation at ETH Zurich in 2020. She led the gta Doctoral Programme in the History and Theory of Architecture from 2019 to 2021.

Her research straddles housing studies, the history of housing cooperatives, and the history and criticism of Swiss architecture. Davidovici is the author of Forms of Practice. German-Swiss Architecture 1980–2000 (2012, 2nd expanded edition 2018) and editor of Colquhounery. Alan Colquhoun from Bricolage to Myth (2015).