By Alysa Nahmias and
Benjamin Murray

Winner of the 2014
SAH Award for Film and Video

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SAH is accepting abstracts
for the 2015 Annual Conference
in Chicago, April 15-19

Deadline June 6, 2014

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Experience the Maison de Verre, Villa Savoye & the Maison Louis Carré
Special event to 
benefit SAH Archipedia

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Members in the News

SAH Deadlines & Dates

Awards & Fellowships   Deadline 
SAH/Mellon Author Awards     6/1
H. Allen Brooks
Travelling Fellowship
Call for Papers
2015 Annual Conference
SAH in Paris    7/11-7/12
Croatia Study Tour


By Jennifer Ball and Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank

Recently we participated in a workshop on Team-Based Learning (TBL) at Brooklyn College, a process where your students are divided into permanent teams for the entire semester. The teams work during class on activities based on readings. You can read more about it in a short article in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Also take a look at the TBL website. Similar to the ‘Flipped Classroom’ students do the reading (yes! they actually do it) BEFORE the subject is taught in class and are quizzed on that material before each unit of study (typically 4-7 units a semester). Classroom time, then, is spent on active learning activities in teams that are meant to promote deeper learning than a typical lecture. 


  • Preservation and Community: 20th Annual Historic Preservation & Downtown Conference

    Island Pond | Dates: 02 May, 2014
    Please join us for the 2014 Historic Preservation and Downtown Conference that promises to be a lot different than previous years’ conferences.
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  • Cincinnati Preservation Association’s Spring House Tour 2014

    Cincinnati | Dates: 10 May, 2014
    Cincinnati Preservation Association’s 2014 Mansions of Lafayette Avenue house tour on Saturday, May 10 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. will feature three outstanding historic residences. Two are architectural icons built for “barons of Clifton”: “Oakwood,” the 1866 Norman Revival home of Henry Probasco, and “Scarlet Oaks,” the 1870 High Victorian Gothic mansion of George Shoenberger. The newest of the three, “Stonehedge,” is an 1887 Swiss Chalet with Arts and Crafts flavor built for H.C. Hulbert.
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  • A Monumental Task: Managing & Preserving Architectural Records

    Buffalo | Dates: 17 Jul, 2014
    Architectural records are vital documentation of our built environment and provide insight into social and economic trends throughout history. The tasks of collecting, managing, preserving and providing access to these records can be a challenge to those charged with their care. Speakers at this conference will address the many aspects of caring for architectural record collections. Participants will learn about the significance of architectural records; the array of materials and methods used to create them; collecting policies; access and use recommendations; preventive preservation measures; reformatting and management of electronic files; as well as have opportunities to engage in discussions with fellow participants who are managing similar collections.
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