Born in Constance (Germany), Jana Revedin is an architect, theorist and writer.
The holder of a PhD in architectural and urban sciences and a full professor of architecture and urbanism, studied architecture and urbanism at Belgrano University Buenos Aires, Princeton School of Architecture and Milan Polytechnic University and taught at IUAV University in Venice as an assistant to Aldo Rossi. It was here that she presented her doctorate on the role of public space in the development of a democratic civic identity during the early German reform movement of the Bauhaus. Since receiving her authorisation to direct scientific research from the Ministry of Universities and Scientific Research in Rome in 2000 she has been appointed an associate professor of architecture and urbanism at Beuth University in Berlin and the University of Umeå in Sweden and a full professor at Blekinge Institute of Technology in Karlskrona, Sweden. In 2016, she was appointed a full professor of architecture and urbanism at the École spéciale d’architecture (ESA) in Paris. She was a visiting professor at the École nationale supérieure d’architecture in Lyon (ENSAL) between 2017 and 2019, since when she has been a member of the LAURE Research Laboratory “Environment, city, society” of the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS).