Magdalena Miłosz practices in the areas of writing, architecture, design, and art to examine the social and political forces that shape our built environments, among other themes. Her research as a doctoral student at McGill University (Canada) focuses on the historical uses of architecture in the Canadian government’s attempts to assimilate Indigenous peoples in the context of the nation-building project.
Magda has over 5 years of experience in the fields of architecture, urban design and planning in the public and private sectors. As an intern architect, she has worked on institutional and residential projects in Ontario. She holds a Master of Architecture and Honours Bachelor of Architectural Studies from the University of Waterloo (Canada), as well as a Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Science from UW, and has studied creative writing at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies.
Magda’s doctoral research is supported by a SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship and a Schulich Graduate Fellowship from McGill. She was the winner of the 2015 C New Critics Competition, as well as receiving a mention in the MAQ Young Critic in Architecture Competition in 2016. Her texts have previously appeared or are forthcoming in publications such as Canadian Architect, The Site Magazine, C Magazine, Scapegoat, Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada, ARPA Journal, Sequitur, and On Site review.