Gabrielle Printz is a third-year Ph.D. student in Architecture History and Theory at Yale. She studies correspondences between architecture, capital, labor, and state-making, with a focus on inter/national developments and expatriate work on the Arabian Peninsula in the second half of the twentieth century. She has taught studios and seminars in architecture, including as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Advanced Architectural Design (AAD) program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) and as affiliated faculty at the Center for Architecture and Situated Technology (CAST) at the University at Buffalo.
Outside of academia, she labors on behalf of feminist architecture collaborative (f-architecture), a spatial research practice and an alias shared with Virginia Black and Rosana Elkhatib. Among other things, f-architecture is a winner of the 2019 Architectural League Prize, a past artist-in-residence at the Lab at Darat al Funun, and a former member of the GSAPP Incubator at NEW INC. In addition to their promiscuous design efforts, f-architecture has written widely on matters of architecture, and also about blood, protest, and Princess Nokia.
Gabrielle a co-editor of Beyond Patronage: Reconsidering Models of Practice (Actar, 2015) and an associate editor of Bodybuilding (Performa, 2019). Her writing and work has appeared in The Avery Review, Harvard Design Magazine, Real Review, ED, e-flux Architecture, Thresholds, The Funambulist, and Log; and at venues including the Yale Center for British Art, the Swiss Institute, FRAC Centre, and VI PER Gallery. Gabrielle is a graduate of Columbia University’s Master of Science in Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices in Architecture (CCCP) program, and holds a Master of Architecture from the Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning.