Maren Koehler is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning. Currently, she is also a Virtual Fellow at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montréal (CCA). Her research examines intersections between architecture, media studies and political economy. In particular, she is interested in the relationship between architecture and processes of financialization and natural resource extraction. Her work has been published in Architectural Theory Review and in Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft and she is co-editing a special issue of Architectural Theory Review with Jasper Ludewig titled “Terms and Conditions: Financialized Space.” Her article “13 Corridors: A Typology of Global Logistics,” co-authored with Ned Rossiter is forthcoming in the Harvard Graduate School of Design journal New Geographies 13.
Maren holds a PhD in Architectural History and Theory from the University of Sydney and has been teaching in Architectural History and Theory as well as design studios at the University of Sydney and the TU Berlin. She has also worked as an architect in international architecture firms, such as Steven Holl Architects. Maren is a fellow in the LOEWE research cluster “Architectures of Order” from September to December 2021.