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Georges Teyssot


Georges Teyssot is a Professor in the School of Architecture at Laval University in Quebec City, Canada.

He has also taught architecture at Princeton University, USA, Istituto Universitario di Architettura of Venice, Italy, and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland.

He holds a PhD on the history of architecture from Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (IUAV).

His publications have been translated into twelve languages and include Interior Landscape (1988); Die Krankheit des Domizils (1989); The History of Garden Design (Thames and Hudson, 1991, 2000); The American Lawn (1999); Les maisons oniriques (Hermann, 2013) on Walter Benjamin; and A Topology of Everyday Constellations (The MIT Press, 2013), of which he is preparing the French version (Lausanne, PPUP, forthcoming).

Georges Teyssot was a workshop expert on space and comfort at the 5th International Forum for Sustainable Construction dedicated to “Infrastructure Space” held April 7-9, 2016 in Detroit, USA.

Last Updated: April 16, 2016
Quebec City, Canada
  • Université Laval
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