Dr. Tracey Eve Winton Ph.D. (Cantab.), M.Arch. (McGill), B.Env.S., B.Arch. (Waterloo)
Tracey Eve Winton has a professional degree in Architecture, a masters degree in the History and Theory of Architecture, and a Ph.D. in the History and Philosophy of Architecture for her dissertation on the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili. She has been teaching Design Studio and Urban History in Rome since 2002, as well as co-ordinating field trips and tours throughout Italy on the theme of Theatre and the Ideal City. Since 2006 she has been producing experimental theatre as a strategy to teach cultural history to architects. In 2014 the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) bestowed on her their Creative Achievement Award for excellence in teaching, and in 2015 she received a Research-Creation Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Her urbanistic research experience includes Italy, Mexico and Indonesia. Her interests range widely, including museum history, iconography, ideas of place, memory, public space, ideal city and theatre, form and the formless, and vernacular building.