Full Professor, School of Architecture, Laval University.
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Workshop findings discussion panel (l-r): Kathy Velikov, Associate Professor of Architecture, Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning, University of Michigan, USA; Jason Young, Professor & Director, School of Architecture, University of Tennessee, USA; Georges Teyssot, Professor, School of Architecture, Laval University, Canada; Christian Schmid, Professor of Sociology, Department of Architecture, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland; and Reed Kroloff (moderator), former Director, Cranbrook Academy of Art & Museum, USA.
Georges Teyssot is a Full Professor, School of Architecture, Laval University, Canada and a workshop expert at the 5th LafargeHolcim Forum on “Infrastructure Space” (2016).
Last updated: March 09, 2020 Quebec City, Canada
Georges Teyssot has also taught architecture at Princeton University, USA, Istituto Universitario di Architettura of Venice (IUAV), Italy, and the ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
He holds a PhD on the history of architecture from IUAV (1971). His publications have been translated into twelve languages and include Interior Landscape (1988); Die Krankheit des Domizils (Rizzoli, 1988); Wohnen und Wohnbau, 1800-1930 (Wiesbaden, 1989); The History of Garden Design (Thames & Hudson, 1991, 2000); The American Lawn (1999); Les maisons oniriques (Hermann, 2013) on Walter Benjamin; and A Topology of Everyday Constellations (MIT Press, 2013), of which he edited the French version Une topologie du quotidien (Presses polytechniques et universitaire romandes, 2016).
Georges Teyssot was a workshop expert on space and comfort at the 5th International Holcim Forum for Sustainable Construction dedicated to “Infrastructure Space” held April 7-9, 2016 in Detroit, USA.