About our Guest:
Frida Grahn is a PhD candidate and teaching assistant of Sonja Hildebrand and Pier Vittorio Aureli at the Accademia di architettura Mendrisio (AAM USI). Frida Grahn earned a Master of Science in Architecture in 2010 and a Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in History and Theory of Architecture in 2018, both from the ETH Zurich.
She has worked for E2A Architekten and Caruso St John Architects and has published in architectural periodicals such as Werk, Bauen + Wohnen and archithese. She has previously taught architectural criticism at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. Her dissertation project “The Swiss Reception of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, 1970–2000” explores the history of postmodern architecture and transatlantic exchange. An excerpt will appear in a forthcoming issue of the architectural theory journal Wolkenkuckucksheim / Cloud-Cuckoo-Land.