Dr. Marianna Charitonidou

Lecturer and Postdoc ETH Zurich

Department of Architecture

ETH Zurich


8093 Zurich



Forschung und Projekte


Monographien (und Dissertation)

Marianna Charitonidou, “Automotive Imaginaries and the E-Road Network: Constructing the Europe-Wide City”, Strelka Mag, 22 September 2021.

Marianna Charitonidou, "Mies van der Rohe’s Zeitwille: Baukunst between Universality and Individuality", Architecture and Culture (2021): 1-30. https://doi.org/10.1080/20507828.2021.1945371

Marianna Charitonidou, "E-Road Network and Urbanization: A Reinterpretation of the Trans-European Petroleumscape", Urban, Planning and Transport Research 9 (1) (2021): 408-425. https://doi.org/10.1080/21650020.2021.1950045

Marianna Charitonidou, "Autopia as new perceptual regime: mobilized gaze and architectural design", City, Territory and Architecture 8(5) (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40410-021-00134-1

Marianna Charitonidou, « Vers une écosophie des pratiques architecturales et urbaines », Ligeia, 2 (2021): 5-14.

Marianna Charitonidou, "The View from the Car and the Architects’ Mobilized Gaze: Reinventing Perception and Representation", Archithese, 14 September 2021

Marianna Charitonidou, “Mobility and Migration as Constituting Elements of Urban Society: Migration as a Gendered Process and How to Challenge Digital Universalism”, Proceedings of the 2021 ACSA/EAAE Teachers Conference: Curriculum for Climate Agency: Design (in)Action.

Marianna Charitonidou, “Guar­da­re l'ar­chi­tet­tu­ra dal­l'au­to­mo­bi­le”, Espazium, 22 July 2021.

Marianna Charitonidou. “Urban Commons as a Bridge between the Spatial and the Social: Pro-poor Housing Programmes in Addis Ababa and Commoning Practices.” In Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand: 37, What If? What Next? Speculations on History’s Futures, edited by Kate Hislop and Hannah Lewi, 662-671. Perth: SAHANZ, 2021.

Marianna Charitonidou. “Autopia as a New Episteme and New Theoretical Frameworks: The Car-oriented Perception of the City.” In Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand: 37, What If? What Next? Speculations on History’s Futures, edited by Kate Hislop and Hannah Lewi, 162-173. Perth: SAHANZ, 2021.

Marianna Charitonidou, "Revisiting Giancarlo De Carlo’s Participatory Design Approach: From the Representation of Designers to the Representation of Users", Heritage 4(2) (2021): 985-1004.

Marianna Charitonidou, “Housing Programs for the Poor in Addis Ababa: Urban Commons as a Bridge between Spatial and Social”, Journal of Urban History (February 2021). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0096144221989975

Marianna Charitonidou, “Le voyage en Grèce des pensionnaires de la Villa Médicis au xixe siècle : la perception des monuments antiques entre architecture et archéologie”, Anabases 34 (2021)

Marianna Charitonidou, “La vision de l’automobiliste et le regard mobilisé des architectes: Réinventer la perception et la représentation”, Revue Tracés 3508 (2021)

Marianna Charitonidou, « Fantaisies architecturales chez Iakov Tchernikhov : Surpasser la “mimesis” à travers la “phantasia” comme agent du progrès », Nouvelle revue d’esthétique 27 (2021): 131-143.

Marianna Charitonidou, “Gender and Migrant Roles in Italian Neorealist and New Migrant Films: Cinema as an Apparatus of Reconfiguration of National Identity and ‘Otherness’”, Humanities 10(2) (2021)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/h10020071

Marianna Charitonidou, "Frank Gehry’s Self-Twisting Uninterrupted Line: Gesture-Drawings as Indexes", Arts 10(1) (2021) https://doi.org/10.3390/arts10010016

Marianna Charitonidou, "Takis Zenetos’s Electronic Urbanism and Tele-Activities: Minimizing Transportation as Social Aspiration", Urban Science 5(1) (2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/urbansci5010031

Marianna Charitonidou, "Exhibitions in France as Symbolic Domination: Images of Postmodernism and Cultural Field in the 1980s", Arts 10(1) (2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/arts10010014

Marianna Charitonidou, "Takis Zenetos’s Conception of Remoteness: Tele-Operations as Socio-Technological Transformations", Img Journal, 2(3) (2020): 148-171.

Marianna Charitonidou, “Città e casa del futuro di Takis Zenetos. Risincronizzare la vita quotidiana”, FAM 52-53 (2020): 63-68.

Marianna Charitonidou, “László Moholy-Nagy and Alvar Aalto’s Biocentric Vision of Design and their Admiration for Invisible Structures: ‘Elastic, Standardization as Biosemiotics”, CARTHA 11 (2020).

Marianna Charitonidou, “László Moholy-Nagy and Alvar Aalto’s Connections: Between Biotechnik and Umwelt”, Enquiry The ARCC Journal for Architectural Research 17(1) (2020): 28-46. doi:10.17831/enq:arcc.v17i1.1080

Marianna Charitonidou, "Simultaneously Space and Event: Bernard Tschumi’s Conception of Architecture", ARENA Journal of Architectural Research, 5(1)(2020) DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/ajar.250

Tom Avermaete, Marianna Charitonidou, Hans Teerds, "Street Corners. A Zurich Lexicon”, in idem., Street Corners. A Zurich Lexicon (Zurich: Chair of the History and Theory of Urban Design/Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (GTA), 2020).

Marianna Charitonidou, "The immediacy of urban reality in post-war Italy: Between neorealism’s and Tendenza’s instrumentalization of ugliness", in Thomas Mical, Wouter Van Acker, eds. Architecture and Ugliness. Anti-Aesthetics in Postmodern Architecture (London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020), 223-244. http://dx.doi.org/10.5040/9781350068261.ch-013

Marianna Charitonidou, “Gottfried Semper face au Crystal Palace Le Stoffwechsel ou l’osmose entre arts décoratifs et architecture/Gottfried Semper’s Perplexity Before the Crystal Palace: Stoffwechsel as Osmosis between Decorative Objects and Architecture”, Faces 77 (2020): 16-21; 63-65.

Marianna Charitonidou, “Alison and Peter Smithson and their Travels to Greece: The Search for an Open-ended Morphology”, in Stamatina Kousidi, ed., Viaggi e Viste. Mediterraneo e modernità (Firenze: Altralinea edizioni/Momenti di architettura moderna, 2020), 113-128

Marianna Charitonidou, “From the Athens Charter to the “Human Association”: Challenging the Assumptions of the Charter of Habitat”, in Katarina Mohar, Barbara Vodopivec, eds., Proceedings of the international conference of the project Mapping the Urban Spaces of Slovenian Cities from the Historical Perspective (Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, 2020), 28-43.

Marianna Charitonidou, “Architecture’s Addressees: Drawing as Investigating Device”, villardjournal 2 (2020): 91-111. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctv160btcm.10

Marianna Charitonidou, “Aldo Rossi’s Transatlantic Cross-fertilization: American ‘Urban Facts’ and Reinvention of Design Methods”, in Marco Bovati et al, eds., Aldo Rossi, Perspectives from the World. Theory, Teaching, Design & Legacy (Padova: Il Poligrafo, Biblioteca di Architettura series, 2020), 166-173.

Μαριάννα Χαριτωνίδου, “Προκλήσεις αναδιάρθρωσης της διδασκαλίας της ιστορίας και της θεωρίας της αρχιτεκτονικής”, Archetype magazine 3 (2020). Online access: https://www.archetype.gr/blog/arthro/proklisis-anadiarthrosis-tis-didaskalias-tis-istorias-kai-tis-theorias-tis-architektonikis

Marianna Charitonidou, "Music as a Reservoir of Thought’s Materialisation Between Metastaseis and Modulor", in Paulo de Assis, Paolo Giudici, eds., Aberrant Nuptials: Deleuze and Artistic Research 2 (Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2019), 101-119.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvmd83nt.10

Marianna Charitonidou, “From Harlem to New Haven: The Emergence of the Advocacy Planning Movement in the late 1960s” in the proceedings of the international conference of the Jaap Bakema centre “Architecture and Democracy 1965-1989: Urban Renewal, Populism and the Welfare State” (Convener: Dirk van den Heuvel (Jaap Bakema Study Centre). Advisory Board: Tom Avermaete (ETH Zü-rich), Hetty Berens (HNI), Guus Beumer (HNI), Maristella Casciato (Getty Research Institute), Dick van Gameren (TU Delft), Carola Hein (TU Delft), Laurent Stalder (ETH Zürich)
Conference website

Marianna Charitonidou, “Bauhäusler in Chicago: László Moholy-Nagy, Mies van der Rohe and the ‘Re-invention’ of Teaching Models,” in the proceedings of the International Conference “Initiations – Practices of Teaching 1st Year Design in Architecture”, University of Cyprus Nicosia, 23-25 October 2019.
Conference website

Marianna Charitonidou, "Mies’s Representations as Zeitwille: Großstadt between Impersonality and Autonomous Individual," in the proceedings of the International Conference "Mies van Der Rohe. The architecture of the city", Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, 18-19 October 2019.
Conference website

Marianna Charitonidou, "Gender Roles in Neorealism’s Baraccati and National Identity in Post-war Italy”, in Alessandra Gola, Ashika Singh and Anamica Singh, eds. Displacement and Domesticity since 1945. Refugees, Migrants and Expats Making Homes (Leuven: KU Leuven Department of Architecture, 2019), 371-383.

Marianna Charitonidou, "An Action towards Humanization: Doorn Manifesto in a Transnational Perspective," in Nuno Correia, Maria Helena Maia, Rute Figueiredo, eds., Revisiting the Post-CIAM Generation: Debates, Proposals and Intellectual Framework (Porto: IHA/FCSH-UNL, CEAA/ESAP-CESAP, 2019), 68-86.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.26/28351
ISBN: 978-972-8784-85-0

Marianna Charitonidou, “Le récit autobiographique d’Aldo Rossi: introspection ou rétrospection?”, L'Homme & la société 208 (2018): 295-318.

Marianna Charitonidou, “Between Urban Renewal and Nuova Dimensione: The 68 Effects vis-à-vis the Real", Histories of Postwar Architecture 2 (2018): 1- 26.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.6092/issn.2611-0075/7734

Marianna Charitonidou, "Archives of Architecture Museums: The Effects of Digitisation", OASE 99 (2017): 77-81.
ISBN978-94-6208-373-8 © NAi Publishers, 2017

Marianna Charitonidou, “Réinventer la posture historique: les débats théoriques à propos de la comparaison et des transferts”, Espaces et Sociétés 167 (2016): 137-152.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3917/esp.167.0137

Marianna Charitonidou, “From Semiology to Deconstruction: Metaphysics and Subject”, in Giorgos Parmenidis, ed., Research in Architecture (Athens: National Technical University of Athens, 2016), 374-399. In Greek.

Marianna Charitonidou, “From the Research of a Modernity that Could be Greek to a Multiplicity of the Present: ‘Greek-ness’ in Architecture or Architecture in Greece?,” in Andreas Giacoumacatos, ed., Greek architecture in the 20th and 21st century (Athens: Gutenberg, 2016), 166-176. In Greek

Marianna Charitonidou, “L’AUA entre le Team 10 et le postmodernisme,” in Jean-Louis Cohen and Vanessa Grossman, eds., AUA : Une architecture de l'engagement, 1960-1985 (Paris: Editions La Découverte/Cité de l’architecture & du patrimoine, 2015), 90-97.

Marianna Charitonidou, “The Debate between Contextualism and Autonomy in Architecture: A Genealogy”, in Federico Soriano, ed., Critic|all II International Conference on Architectural Design & Criticism (Madrid: critic|all PRESS, 2016), 99-127. ISBN: 978-84-608-9062-1

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