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SAH Study Day at The
New York Botanical Garden

September 25, 2015

AIA CES: 4 LU
Fellowship Deadline July 15

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SAH AWARD FOR FILM & VIDEO

2015 Winner: The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux and the Buffalo Park System 

Submission deadline for the 2016 award is August 3, 2015

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SAH FIELD SEMINAR

Architecture in the Rio de la Plata Basin: Between Tradition and Cosmopolitanism

September 1-12, 2015

AIA CES 45 LU/HSW

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Blog

Hanoi: An Evolving Capital

By Amber N. Wiley | June 19, 2015



Saigon is to New York City as Hanoi is to Washington, D.C. Or at least that was what I was told. Yes, Hanoi and Washington, D.C., are both capital cities. Ho Chi Minh City (commonly referred to as Saigon in Vietnam) and New York City are booming financial centers for their respective countries. This analogy, while seemingly straightforward, implies heavy cultural criticism and assumptions that were later elucidated in conversation. The main assumption was that the capital cities were stagnant and dragging behind socio-cultural and financial development because of their heavy bureaucratic functions as seats of national government.

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SAH Opportunities
  Deadline
NYBG Study Day Fellowship
  July 15 
Publication Awards    Aug. 3 
Award for Film & Video    Aug. 3 
Call for Conference Proposals    Aug. 14 
SAH Membership Grants    Sept. 11 
Brooks Travelling Fellowship    Oct. 1
     
Programs & Events    Dates 
2015 Field Seminar
(Uruguay and Argentina) 

  Sept. 1-12 
NYBG Study Day     Sept. 25 

Opportunities

  • Summer School of Architecture (Bač, 22-31 Aug 15)

    Bač | Dates: 22 – 31 Aug, 2015
    Bač, Serbia, August 22 - 31, 2015 Application deadline: Aug 5, 2015 Summer school of Architecture Bač 2015 Construction of the Elements of Earthen Architecture: Oven Building. Maintenance and Restoration. Energy Monitoring Traditional Architecture. Vojvodina, Serbia, 22-31 August 2015 Official language: English - Application for 2 subsidized places (half price - 100 EUR): July 20th 2015 (results will be published on July 25th) - Early bird registration: July 20th 2015 - Registration deadline: August 5th 2015 Organizers: Group of Architects (Belgrade, Serbia) and rese arch (Pieštany, Slovakia) | Co-organizer: Earth & Crafts | Support: Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic | Partner: Institute of History of Art, Building Archaeology and Restoration, Faculty of Architecture and Planning - Vienna University of Technology The program is encouraging multidisciplinary international collaboration, dealing with the issues of implementation and monitoring of projects of heritage protection within the local, regional, and European framework. APPLICATION Your application should include: - submitting the application form (https://goo.gl/JsLrbD); - a short CV (2 pages maximum). ONLY FOR STUDENTS COMPETING FOR TWO SUBSIDIZED PLACES (half price 100 EUR): - submitting the application form (https://goo.gl/JsLrbD); - a short CV (2 pages maximum); - a letter of motivation (2 pages maximum). Exchanging the subsidy for money is not possible. Please e-mail your application documents to (grupaarhitekata@gmail.com or info@grupaarhitekata.org). CONTACTS AND LINKS http://letnjaskolaarhitekture.rs/lsa/ http://grupaarhitekata.org/ http://www.rese-arch.org/ grupaarhitekata@gmail.com info@grupaarhitekata.org
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  • The Avery Review: Climates

    Dates: 02 Jul – 16 Oct, 2015
    Call for papers for the Avery Review's issue on climates. Essays should review the topic of climate in architecture under rubrics of climatic territories, climatic visibility, and climatic imaginaries. Submission deadline is October 16, 2015.
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  • Piranesi’s Paestum: Master Drawings Uncovered

    Stanford | Dates: 19 Aug, 2015 – 04 Jan, 2016
    A major exhibition of Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s last master works—15 exquisitely rendered drawings made in 1777 of three ancient Greek temples in Paestum, southern Italy—opens at the Cantor Arts Center on August 19. Piranesi’s Paestum: Master Drawings Uncovered, which also includes prints and rare books of the period, sheds new light on this celebrated 18th-century artist’s working method and on the considerable impact of his oeuvre on 18th- and 19th-century architectural taste. The Cantor is the only West-Coast venue for this exhibition, which originated at Sir John Soane’s Museum, London.
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