Tricia is an architect and architectural historian. She came to Paris in 2001 to spend a year learning French for her research, and has never left! Tricia is an Associate Professor in Urbanism & Urban Design at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Normandie; she also teaches courses on the architectural and urban history of Paris in Boston University’s Paris Academic Center. She earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Detroit, a Graduate Diploma (History & Theory) from the Architectural Association, a MA (French Cultural Studies) from Columbia University and a PhD (Architecture) from the University of Paris 8. Focused on the 20th century, her research interests include the architectural/urban development of Paris, national public building policy in France and public space policy. A veteran of walking tours of Paris organized for architectural students, she has brought her expertise to a broader audience working with Context Travel since 2013.
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