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Prof. Dr. Anna-Maria Meister

Technical University Darmstadt Architecture Theory and Science

Anna-Maria Meister is professor for architecture theory and science at TU Darmstadt, and works at the intersection of architecture’s histories and the histories of science and technology. Her work focuses on the production and dissemination of norms and normed objects as social desires in German modern architecture. Meister received a joint PhD degree in the History and Theory of Architecture and the Council of the Humanities from Princeton University, and holds degrees in architecture from Columbia University, New York, and the TU Munich. She was a fellow at the Max-Planck Institute for History of Science, Berlin, and a postdoctoral fellow at the TU Munich. Her work has been supported by grants and fellowships from the Graham Foundation, the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies, DAAD, and Columbia University, among others. Her writing has been published in Harvard Design Magazine, Volume, Uncube, Baumeister, Arch+ and as book chapter in Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence (Routledge, 2013) and Dust and Data (2019). She is co-curator and co-editor of the international collaborative project “Radical Pedagogies”; the eponymous book is forthcoming with Sternberg Press in 2020.

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Prof. Dr. Anna-Maria Meister. Foto: Diana Friedrich