Professor of History of Architecture at the Department of Architecture, University of Patras. Studied Architecture at the Instituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (1982), Ph.D. in History of Art and Architecture, University of Sorbonne - Paris IV, Paris (1992).
She taught at Strathclyde University, University of Edinburgh (1990), University of Salerno (2019) Visiting researcher at The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, Cooper Union, New York (2010). She currently teaches at the University of Patras and at the Post-Graduate program of the NTUA School of Architecture, Athens.
Her research focuses on the constitution of artistic and architectural knowledge in relation to the organization of modern Western society. Translated into Greek, Aldo Rossi, The Architecture of the City (1987).
Petridou, V., P. Pangalos, and N. Kirkitsou, (Eds.) I Work so I Live: The Case of the Barlow Mining Residential Complex in Distomo Boeotia of D&S Antonakakis. University of Patras, 2012. file:///C:/Users/User/Downloads/34703938%20(1).pdf
Petridou, V., and P. Pangalos. “INFOCITY: New Cities Reading & Promotion System. Insights into the Cultural Heritage Landscape.” European Cultural Manangement Policies and Practices for the Creative Use of Cultural Heritage (University of Pécs, Faculty of Adult Education and Human Resource Development (FEEK)), 2014: 41-45. http://mek.oszk.hu/13200/13298/13298.pdf
Petridou, V., E. Antonelli, A. Rousopoulou, and A. Spiliotopoulou. “Patras Re-Identification Proposals: Three Demonstating Proposal for Re- Branding the City.” European Cultural Management Policies and Practices for the Creative Use of Cultural Heritage (University og Pécs, Faculty of Adult Education and Human Resource Development), 2014: 61-71. http://mek.oszk.hu/13200/13298/13298.pdf