Georges Teyssot is an architect and a scholar. Teyssot has taught history
and theory at the Istituto Universitario di Architettura of Venice in Italy, and at Princeton University’s School of
Architecture (US), where he was Director of the Ph.D. program in
architecture (1994-2000). Presently, he is Professor at Laval
University’s School of Architecture in Quebec.
He has directed a collective volume with Monique Mosser, The Architecture of Western Gardens
(Electa, 1991). More recently, he was the curator with Diller + Scofidio of an
exhibition on The American Lawn. Surface of Everyday Life, at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (Montréal, June-November 1998), and the editor of a volume on The American Lawn (Princeton Architectural Press, 1999). In 2004, he co-published Prosthetic Architecture.
Lately, his research and his teaching discuss the invention of spatial,
architectural and technological devices that have allowed for the
creation of habitations in Western industrial and post-industrial
societies from 1830 to 2007, seeking to draw at a topo-analysis of
With V2_, he published his essay Erasure and Disembodiment in Book for the Unstable Media in 1992.