Interview with with Sylvia Lavin on the recent history of architectural discourse during its “theory moment” and Lavin’s role within that history.
November 2, 2018
Sylvia Lavin is Professor, History and Theory of Architecture and
Co-Director of the Program in Media and Modernity. Prior to her appointment at Princeton, Lavin was a Professor in the Department of Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA, where she was Chairperson from 1996 to 2006 and the Director of the Critical Studies M.A. and Ph.D. program from 2007 to 2017.
She is the author of Quatremère de Quincy and the Invention of a Modern Language of Architecture (1992) and Form Follows Libido: Architecture and Richard Neutra in a Psychoanalytic Culture (2005).