Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis
Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis have collaborated as Davidson
Rafailidis since 2008.
Davidson grew up in rural Ontario. She earned a degree in fine arts from
Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, then studied
architecture at Halifax’s Dalhousie University and London’s Architectural
Rafailidis, a native of Bavaria, holds degrees from the University of
Applied Sciences in Munich and the Architectural Association (DAAD
Their design work has been published and exhibited internationally, and
has received awards such as Emerging Voices Award 2018 by the
Architectural League of New York, Azure’s AZ Award of Design Excellence
2018, Best of Canada Design Award (2015, 2016 and 2018), Blueprint
magazine award 2016 and Architizer A+ award 2016, among others.
Davidson Rafailidis co-authored the book Processes of Creating Space: An
Architectural Design Workbook (Routledge, 2017) with endorsements by
Herman Hertzberger, Jacques Rousseau and Rachel Whiteread.
For the past several years, both Davidson and Rafailidis have taught at
various architecture schools including the RWTH Aachen in Germany, the
University at Buffalo, Academy of Arts San Francisco and the University of
Toronto in Canada. Currently, they are holding the International Guest
Professorship at the Peter Behrens School of Architecture in Dusseldorf,