Doina Petrescu

Doina is Professor of Architecture and Design Activism at the University of Sheffield. She has written, lectured and practiced individually and collectively on issues of gender, technology, (geo)politics and poetics of space.  She has also co-founded atelier d’architecture autogérée, a collective platform which conducts explorations, actions and research concerning urban mutations and socio-political practices in the contemporary city (www.urbantactics.org). Doina is the editor of Altering Practices : Feminist Politics and Poetics of Space (Routledge, 2007) and co-editor of Architecture and Participation (Spon Press, 2005) and Urban Act, a handbook for alternative practice (aaa-peprav, 2007).

d.petrescu@sheffield.ac.uk