Hélène Frichot

Hélène Frichot is a professor of architecture and philosophy, and director of the bachelor of design, at the Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne. Previously, she was professor of critical studies and gender theory, and director of critical studies in architecture, KTH Stockholm, Sweden.

Drawing on the two disciplines in which she is trained, architecture and philosophy, her research fosters creative practice methodologies and develops concept-tools and theories that engage with feminist new materialism, posthumanities, environmental humanities, and affect theory. Recent publications include Dirty Theory: Troubling Architecture (AADR, 2019) and Creative Ecologies: Theorizing the Practice of Architecture (Bloomsbury, 2018). Recent edited collections include Infrastructural Love (Birkhauser, 2022), Architectural Affects After Deleuze and Guattari (Routledge, 2021), and Writing Architectures: Ficto-Critical Approaches (Bloomsbury, 2020).