Prof Albena Yaneva - personal details
Role: Professor in Architectural Theory, Director Manchester Architecture Research Centre
Tel: 0161 275-6900
Humanities Bridgeford Street-1.15
School of Environment, Education and Development
The University of Manchester
Her most recent book is Mapping Controversies in Architecture (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012). It is available as a teaching platform for studying controversies surrounding urban design - here.
Yaneva is currently working on a new book on Politics of Urban Design that will examine how politics is enacted through the work of designers, their hybrid repertoire of actions and imaginative computational techniques.
She is the recipient of academic grants of the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts in Chicago (2003), the British Academy (2008) and the EU (2008-2010). She has presented more than 70 international invited lectures and keynotes, including in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the USA. She is a member of the Peer Review College of the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Economy and Society Research Council in the UK and serves as a reviewer for the National Science Foundations of USA, Switzerland, Austria, and the Netherlands.