Biographies

Name: Legault

First name: Réjean

Function: Prof.

Affiliation: Université du Québec à Montréal, École de Design

Country: Canada

Email: legault.rejean@uqam.ca

 

CV: Réjean Legault studied architecture at the Université de Montréal and holds a PhD in architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1996 he developed the Canadian Centre for Architecture’s Visiting Scholars Program and directed its Study Centre until 2000. Since then he has been professor at the École de design of the Université du Québec à Montréal, where he teaches the history and theory of modern architecture. His research, lectures and publications focus on the historiography of modern architecture, on the relationship between materials and architectural modernity, and on postwar tectonics. His publications include Anxious Modernisms: Experimentation in Postwar Architectural Culture (co-edited with Sarah Williams Goldhagen, 2000) and numerous journal articles, volume chapters, and exhibition catalog contributions.