Ana Araujo, PhD

Unit Master, Intermediate 2, AA Undergraduate School

Professional qualifications

NA

Research Interest

Psychoanalysis Feminism

Biography:

Ana Araujo is an architect, teacher and researcher. She graduated and practiced in Brazil prior to completing a PhD at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, in 2009. As a practising architect, Ana has specialised mainly on residential projects. As a researcher, she was the curator and designer of the exhibition ‘Lina & Gio: the last humanists’, held at the AA in 2012, exploring the relationship of the work of Italian architect Gio Ponti and Italo-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi. She has lectured and published internationally, including The Journal of Architecture and a recent book entitled 'Poetic Biopolitics: Practices of Relation in Architecture and the Arts' (ed. Peg Rawes/IBTauris) . Ana has taught in various architecture schools in Brazil and the UK before starting to work as a tutor at the AA in 2010. Her main interests are on the crossovers between architecture and feminism, psychoanalysis and theories of subjectivity. She is currently writing a book on the work of American designer Florence Knoll.

Publications

2016, Peg Rates, Stephen Loo and Timothy Mathews, Poetic Biopolitics: practices of relation in architecture and the arts, IB Tauris
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