Born in Constance (Germany), Jana Revedin is an architect, theorist and writer. She graduated from the Politecnico of Milan and is a doctor of architecture and urban planning at IUAV University in Venice, qualified to direct research. A professor of architecture and urban planning at the École spéciale d’architecture in Paris, she is a member of the LAURE research laboratory “Environment, city, society” (CNRS) and the UNESCO delegate to the Education and Research Commission of the UIA.

Between 2005 and 2012 she directed the European student competition for sustainable architecture gau:di, exhibiting the winning projects at the Venice Biennales in 2008, 2010 and 2012. In 2006 she created the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture, giving birth to a global collective (70 worldwide laureates from 2007 to 2021) of scientific and professional exchange and experimentation.