Graduate Architecture

Alexandra Quantrill


Alexandra Quantrill is a Lecturer in Architecture at the Weitzman School of Design, where she teaches contemporary architecture theory. She holds a PhD in Architecture History and Theory from Columbia University and a Master of Architecture from Princeton University. Alexandra’s scholarship concerns intersections between technology and aesthetics across processes of design and construction. She is currently completing a book manuscript on techniques of architectural enclosure and environmental management in postwar spaces of labor. Her next research project will explore the relationship between feminism, electricity, and modernism. Alexandra has published in Grey Room and the Journal for the Society of Architectural Historians. She has also taught at Columbia University, Parsons School of Design, and the University of Texas at Austin.