Dr Maximilian Sternberg is University Lecturer in Architecture at the Department of Architecture in the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Pembroke College. Sternberg’s research interests cover both contemporary and historical areas of architecture and urbanism, as well as architectural theory. As the Deputy Director of the Urban Conflicts Research Partner his work falls within urban studies. He has worked on Israel-Palestine, North Africa, and more recently on the German-Polish Border. Sternberg also works on the social meanings of architecture in the Middle Ages and the role of the image of the Middle Ages in Modernism. His research is informed by an interested in the relationship between philosophy and architecture more broadly.
He is author of Cistercian architecture and Medieval Society (2013) and co-author of The Struggle for Jerusalem’s Holy Places (2013), as well asco-editor of Phenomenologies of the City: Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture (2015).