J. Gosseye

J. Gosseye



Janina Gosseye is Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment. Her research is situated at the nexus of 20th century architectural and urban history on the one hand, and social and political history on the other.


Janina has published extensively on the history and theory of architecture and urban design in international peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Architecture, the Journal of Urban History and Planning Perspectives. Her most recent books are: Speaking of Buildings: Oral History in Architectural Research (Princeton Architectural Press, 2019; with Naomi Stead and Deborah van der Plaat), Acculturating the Shopping Centre (Routledge, 2018; with Tom Avermaete) and Shopping Towns Europe 1945-1975: Commercial Collectivity and the Architecture of the Shopping Centre (Bloomsbury, 2017; with Tom Avermaete). Janina has been invited to present her work at academic and cultural institutions worldwide, including the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montréal and the University of Technology (UTS) in Sydney.

Janina is currently series editor of the ‘Bloomsbury Studies in Modern Architecture’ book series (with Tom Avermaete), a member of the European Science Foundation College of Expert Reviewers, Honorary Senior Fellow at the University of Queensland (Australia), and Honorary Member of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA).

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