Christina Papadimitriou

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Christina Papadimitriou

Modern

Profile

Christina Papadimitriou is an architect, architectural historian, and theorist with a focus on 20th-century modern architecture and its national and international dissemination through individuals, networks, and institutions. Her particular interests include the interplay between architecture and socio-economic politics, architecture and object relations psychology, the instrumentalization of history and culture in modern architecture, and modern architecture’s responses in a climate of general demand for reparation and reconstruction. Her dissertation combines these interests in a study of the Modern Architectural Research (MARS) Group in Great Britain from 1933 until 1957.

Christina received an M.A. from Princeton in 2011. She also holds an M.A. (with distinction) in histories and theories from the Architectural Association–School of Architecture in London, a diploma (with distinction) in architecture from the University of Patras, and a diploma in art and archaeology (with distinction) from the University of Athens. Apart from having worked for the Greek Ministry of Culture, Christina took part in numerous excavations and practiced as an architect in Greece. She has presented her work at the annual meetings of the College Art Association, at the Architectural Association - School of Architecture, Liverpool University, and at Princeton University.

Current Research

She is currently researching the work of MARS Group members in India.

Publications

“Languages of Scale,” in A Document of Scales and/of Engagement, ed. S. Basaar, Katharina Borsi, et al. (The Architectural Association, 2006).

“The Faik Pasha’s Mosque (Imaret of Arta, Greece): Detailed Measured Survey, Documentation and Graphic Reconstruction,” Ili kai Ktirio 74 (2005).