Georges Teyssot

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Georges Teyssot

Georges Teyssot (US) is an architect and theorist who topo-analyzes micro-spaces.

Georges Teyssot is an architect and a scholar. Teyssot has taught history and theory at the Istituto Universitario di Architettura of Venice in Italy, and at Princeton University’s School of Architecture (US), where he was Director of the Ph.D. program in architecture (1994-2000). Presently, he is Professor at Laval University’s School of Architecture in Quebec.

He has directed a collective volume with Monique Mosser, The Architecture of Western Gardens (Electa, 1991). More recently, he was the curator with Diller + Scofidio of an exhibition on The American Lawn. Surface of Everyday Life, at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (Montréal, June-November 1998), and the editor of a volume on The American Lawn (Princeton Architectural Press, 1999). In 2004, he co-published Prosthetic Architecture.

Lately, his research and his teaching discuss the invention of spatial, architectural and technological devices that have allowed for the creation of habitations in Western industrial and post-industrial societies from 1830 to 2007, seeking to draw at a topo-analysis of micro-spaces.

With V2_, he published his essay Erasure and Disembodiment in Book for the Unstable Media in 1992.

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