Ioana Petkova is an architectural writer, researcher and practitioner. She holds a Mag.arch. degree from University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Prior to pursuing an academic career, she gained professional experience working for WORKac in New York and ACME Architects in London. Her PhD thesis, supervised by Dr Maria Shéhérazade Giudici and Dr Mark Campbell at the Royal College of Art, explores grassroots home-sharing practices and their influence on the domestic interior.