Ann-Sofi Rönnskog / Territorial Agency
Ann-Sofi Rönnskog is an architect and urbanist from Finland. She has established Territorial Agency together with John Palmesino. Her work focuses on the architectural and spatial analysis of contemporary city transformation processes. She has participated in a pioneering research in the field and has developed new modes of representation and analysis of the contemporary inhabited environment, with particular attention to the spatial and architectural configurations of European metropolitan regions. Her works and research explore what architecture can do and what it can become, and fosters new roles for the profession in a rapidly changing urbanised world. She has studied in Oulu, Copenhagen, Helsinki, and at ETH Zurich. Her thesis work on the Helsinki metropolitan region explores the contemporary developments of the Finnish Capital city. She has worked as scientific assistant at ETH Zürich / Studio Basel – Contemporary City Institute with Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron in Basel, Switzerland where she has curated the mapping project for the bookSwitzerland – An Urban Portrait (Birkhäuser 2005) and has contributed to research on Paris, MetroBasel, and the Canary Islands. She has co-curated the Institute’s participation in the 10th Architecture International Exhibition at the Venice Biennale and the exhibition Das neue Bild der Schweiz at the Swiss National Library, Bern.
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