Michael Faciejew is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Architecture and is pursuing a joint degree in the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities.
His research addresses the media, techniques, and technologies that shaped European modern architecture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is working on a dissertation that examines the emergence of a science of documentation at the turn of the twentieth century and its impact on spatial and aesthetic discourses. Before arriving to Princeton, Michael received a Master of Architecture from McGill University and was a research resident at the Canadian Centre for Architecture. He has practiced as an architectural designer in New York, New Haven, and Los Angeles. His research has been supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.