Lucia Allais

Editor, Discipline

Lucia Allais is Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture at Princeton University. She is a historian and theorist who specializes in architecture’s intellectual and political history since the Enlightenment, with a focus on international networks and institutions in the twentieth century. Prior to joining the Princeton faculty in 2011, she was Behrman-Cotsen Fellow at Princeton Society of Fellows. She is at work on a book manuscript, tentatively titled Designs of Destruction: Architectural Preservation in the Age of Total War. Her work has appeared in Grey Room, Volume, Log, Future Anterior, and Perspecta, as well as several edited volumes. She has received fellowships from the National Gallery of Art, the Graham Foundation, the Krupp Foundation, and the Radcliffe Institute. Allais holds a B.S.E. from Princeton, an M.Arch. from Harvard, and a Ph.D. from MIT. She is an editor of Grey Room.