Łukasz Stanek is Professor of Architectural History at Taubman College. Stanek authored Henri Lefebvre on Space: Architecture, Urban Research, and the Production of Theory (University of Minnesota Press, 2011) and Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the Middle East in the Cold War (Princeton University Press, 2020). His edited volumes include Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment (University of Minnesota Press, 2014), Team 10 East. Revisionist Architecture in Real Existing Modernism (Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, 2014) and Urban Revolution Now. Henri Lefebvre in Urban Research and Architecture (Ashgate, 2014, with Ákos Moravánszky and Christian Schmid). Before the University of Michigan, Stanek taught at the ETH Zurich, Harvard University GSD, and the University of Manchester. He was a fellow at Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (Washington DC), the Canadian Centre for Architecture (Montreal), the Institute d’Urbanisme (Paris), and the University of Ghana at Legon (Accra). He received his Master of Architecture from Kraków University of Technology, Master of Philosophy from the Jagiellonian University (Kraków) and his PhD from Delft University of Technology.
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