SAH News

SAH Receives Grant from The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation for Charnley-Persky House Restoration

Oct 02, 2014

Abigail Van Slyck appointed Dean of Faculty, Connecticut College

Sep 26, 2014

Architect Elizabeth Diller to Speak at Chicago Humanities Festival’s 25th Anniversary Fall Festival

Sep 25, 2014

September 2014 Newsletter

Sep 19, 2014

SAH Completes NEH Match for SAH Archipedia

Sep 09, 2014

SAH Archipedia Announces New Project Editor

Sep 09, 2014

SAH to Honor Chicago Preservationists at Gala

Sep 08, 2014

SAH Receives $10,000 Challenge Grant for Charnley-Persky House Restoration

Aug 22, 2014

Landmark Charnley-Persky House in Gold Coast Flooded by Storm

Aug 20, 2014

National Landmark Charnley-Persky House Flooded by Storm

Aug 19, 2014

August Newsletter 2014

Aug 19, 2014

Improvements to the Annual Conference and Study Tour Programs

Aug 15, 2014

Society of Architectural Historians Receives Graham Foundation Grant

Aug 15, 2014

SAH in Paris—Magnificent

Aug 15, 2014

SAH Archipedia Adds Buildings of Vermont and Site Enhancements

Jul 31, 2014

July Newsletter 2014

Jul 15, 2014

Buildings of Michigan Honored

Jul 14, 2014

Belmont Freeman: Obituary for Cuban Architect Mario Coyula Cowley

Jul 09, 2014

ACLS Names Four SAH Members as Fellows

Jul 08, 2014

Ken Breisch: USC profiles SAH President

Jul 08, 2014

Obituary: Marietta Marsh

Jul 07, 2014

City of Chicago and Graham Foundation to Partner with the Chicago Architecture Biennial

Jun 27, 2014

John Vinci, FAIA: Lifetime Achievement Award from Chicago AIA

Jun 23, 2014

Obituary: Janann Strand

Jun 20, 2014

Wayne Charney: Distinguished Teaching Scholar at Kansas State University

Jun 20, 2014

Craig Lee: Comments on Chicago's Trump Tower Sign

Jun 17, 2014

June Newsletter 2014

Jun 16, 2014

Millennium Park Premiere of "Jens Jensen The Living Green," July 19

Jun 13, 2014

SAH at the AIA Convention 2014 in Chicago

Jun 12, 2014

Call for Nominations to SAH Board for 2015

Jun 12, 2014

Call for Nominations for 2015 SAH Fellows

Jun 12, 2014

Nine SAH Members Awarded Graham Foundation Grants

Jun 11, 2014

Meredith L. Clausen: The Fiery Career of Architecture Critic Ada Louise Huxtable

Jun 05, 2014

Thaisa Way, ASLA: Symposium at Humanities Research Institute, NY Botanical Garden

Jun 05, 2014

Waverly Lowell: Environmental Design Archives Honored by AIA–SF

Jun 05, 2014

Robert Bruegmann: AIA's Historic Resources Committee Program

Jun 03, 2014

Obituary: Osmund Overby

Jun 02, 2014

Applications Open for the 2015 SAH Publication Awards

Jun 01, 2014

Applications Open for the 2015 SAH Award for Film and Video

Jun 01, 2014

Tom Yots Retires from Preservation Buffalo Niagara

May 30, 2014

SAH Member Discount for Groundbreakers Exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden

May 28, 2014

Phyllis Lambert: 2014 Venice Biennale Golden Lion Recipient

May 22, 2014

Katherine Boller Promoted to Editor at Yale University Press

May 21, 2014

May Newsletter 2014

May 16, 2014

Recap of the SAH 67th Annual Conference in Austin, TX

May 15, 2014

Call for Papers: SAH-Sponsored Session at 2015 CAA Conference

May 15, 2014

Samuel Gruber to Receive Preservation Association's Education Award

May 15, 2014

Update on CAA's Copyright and Fair Use Issues Report

May 15, 2014

Michael Burch: Getty Funds Research for Exhibit on Spanish Colonial Architecture

May 08, 2014

Glenn Andres and Curtis Johnson Win Preservation Award for Buildings of Vermont

May 07, 2014

Robert A.M. Stern Chosen by Developer to Create New Tower in Chicago

May 07, 2014

Margaret Supplee Smith Wins Award from the International Skiing History Association

May 06, 2014

Michael P. McCulloch Receives Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

May 06, 2014

Ann Whiteside Wins VRA's Nancy DeLaurier Award for SAHARA Work

May 06, 2014

Society of Architectural Historians Announces New International Travel Grant

May 02, 2014

Despina Stratigakos: Building on the Past: A History of Women in Architecture

Apr 28, 2014

Obituary: Leonard K. Eaton

Apr 28, 2014

SAH Members awarded Rome Prize from American Academy in Rome

Apr 23, 2014

Andrea M. Truitt awarded LUCE/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art

Apr 22, 2014

SAH Signs Letter Urging for Preservation of Ayasofya Müzesi in Istanbul

Apr 22, 2014

Tamar Zinguer: The CCA appoints Visiting Scholars

Apr 22, 2014

SAH Hires New Development Director

Apr 22, 2014

John Eifler: Restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright's Laurent House, Opens to Public on June 6, 2014

Apr 21, 2014

Anthony Alofsin: Keynote Speaker on "The Mid-Western Mind of Frank Lloyd Wright"

Apr 17, 2014

Society of Architectural Historians Announces 2014 Publication Award Winners

Apr 11, 2014

Society of Architectural Historians Names the 2014 SAH Fellows

Apr 11, 2014

April Newsletter 2014

Apr 11, 2014

SAH Announces Winner of the 2014 SAH Award for Film and Video

Apr 11, 2014

Zoë Ryan: AIA Voices Profile

Apr 04, 2014

Zeynep Çelik Awarded by Vehbi Koç Foundation, Turkey

Mar 28, 2014

Swati Chattopadhyay Writes on Architectural History and Spatial Imagination in AHA's Perspectives on History

Mar 25, 2014

Updated Description for the SAH Roundtable: Being a Scholar in the Digital Age

Mar 17, 2014

SAH Offers Unique Opportunity to Visit the Maison de Verre

Mar 17, 2014

March Newsletter 2014

Mar 12, 2014

Carolyn Armenta Davis Awarded AIA Honorary Membership

Mar 07, 2014

Stephen Fox Wins ICAA Arthur Ross Award

Mar 04, 2014

Texas Building Entries Added to SAH Archipedia

Feb 28, 2014

David Rifkin's Book Review: Fascism, Architecture, and the Claiming of Modern Milan, 1922-1943

Feb 27, 2014

Joseph Rykwert awarded RIBA Gold Medal for 2014

Feb 25, 2014

Katherine J. Wheeler Reviews Drawn from Miami Exhibition in JAE

Feb 21, 2014

Susan K. Appel Guest Edits Journal: Brewery History

Feb 18, 2014

Barry Bergdoll & Carole Ann Fabian's Exhibition at MoMA: Frank Lloyd Wright's Density vs. Dispersal

Feb 18, 2014

Gail Fenske's WSJ article on Woolworth Building

Feb 18, 2014

Phyllis Lambert wins Design Book of the Year award

Feb 18, 2014

February Newsletter 2014

Feb 14, 2014

Save the Date for SAH in Paris: A Fundraiser at the Elusive Maison de Verre, July 11-12

Feb 13, 2014

Conference Hosts Needed for 2014 Annual Conference

Feb 11, 2014

Memorial Service for Hiroyuki Suzuki

Feb 10, 2014

IIT’s College of Architecture Launches the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize

Feb 10, 2014

Belmont Freeman: Commentary on Needless Destruction

Feb 07, 2014

SAH Sponsors Session at 2014 College Art Association (CAA) Conference in Chicago

Feb 06, 2014

Harboe Architects to preserve Taliesin West

Feb 03, 2014

Video of Frank Lloyd Wright's Modern Human with Jeanne Gang, Barry Bergdoll and Dianne Harris

Jan 28, 2014

Joseph Rykwert Symposium at the V&A Museum, London

Jan 28, 2014

Locals Asked to Weigh In on Austin’s Growth at Architecture Conference

Jan 21, 2014

Belmont Freeman: Critique on the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies, 1967 – 1984

Jan 17, 2014

January Newsletter 2014

Jan 16, 2014

Hawaii Building Entries Added to SAH Archipedia

Jan 15, 2014

MIT's School of Architecture & Planning receives Mellon Grant

Jan 14, 2014

Phyllis Lambert in Conversation with Brigitte Shim - January 21st

Jan 14, 2014

SAH Announces Winners of the SAH/Mellon Author Awards

Jan 14, 2014

Architecture and Landscapes of Vermont Showcased in Buildings of Vermont

Jan 14, 2014

SAH Member Co-winner of 2013 M. F. Köprülü Prize from the Turkish Studies Association

Jan 09, 2014

A Special Journey: The Croatia Study Tour Experience

Jan 06, 2014

World Architecture News' Best Architecture Books of 2013 - featuring SAH Members

Jan 02, 2014

Zoë Ryan curates 2nd Istanbul Design Biennial

Dec 20, 2013

"History Ascendant" with Marta Gutman, Sean Weiss and Cesare Birignani

Dec 13, 2013

Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation appoints new Executive Director

Dec 12, 2013

December Newsletter 2013

Dec 11, 2013

Louis Kahn's Modernism with William Whitaker

Dec 10, 2013

SAH Announces Architecture Tours for Annual Conference in Austin

Dec 10, 2013

Q+A> Wim de Wit

Dec 09, 2013

250 New Entries Added to SAH Archipedia

Dec 05, 2013

Phyllis Lambert Steps Down as Head of the Canadian Centre for Architecture

Dec 05, 2013

Capturing Moscow's Disappearing Architectural Heritage from the Avant-Garde to Post-WWII Modernism

Dec 02, 2013

SAH Announces Inaugural Recipient of the H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship

Dec 01, 2013

December 2013 Issue of JSAH Available Online

Nov 22, 2013

Buildings of Texas Wins Preservation Texas’ Media Award

Nov 20, 2013

International Architecture Conference Turns Spotlight on Austin

Nov 14, 2013

November Newsletter 2013

Nov 13, 2013

SAH Members Receive 50% Discount on JPASS

Nov 13, 2013
In collaboration with JSTOR, the Society of Architectural Historians is pleased to offer its members a special, discounted fee for JPASS, a new JSTOR access plan for individuals.

Planning for the 2017 Annual Conference in Glasgow, Scotland

Nov 13, 2013
SAH is looking for input from its members on 2017 Annual Conference dates.

103-year-old John Forbes Still Working Out at Local Gym

Nov 06, 2013

Qing Architecture Beyond the Great Wall: Imperial Parks and Temples of Chengde

Nov 06, 2013
Stephen Whiteman presents a catalog of Quing imperial architecture in and around the modern city of Chengde, Hebei province.

Deadline Extended for SAH Speaker and Session Chair Child-Care Grant

Nov 01, 2013
The deadline for the Speaker and Session Chair Child-Care Grant has been extended to November 30, 2013.

Amber N. Wiley: Integrating Architecture into Digital and Public Humanities: Sites and Sounds + MediaNOLA

Oct 31, 2013

New Chapter: SAH James Oglethorpe Chapter at SCAD

Oct 23, 2013
The James Oglethorpe Chapter at the Savannah College of Art and Design is the newest student chapter of SAH.

October Newsletter 2013

Oct 17, 2013

Socialist Mass Housing in Bucharest, 1950-1970

Oct 16, 2013
Juliana Maxim spent one month in Romania photographing the remnants of mass housing commissioned by the communist state between 1947 and 1989.

SAH Fall Membership Drive

Oct 15, 2013
Did you know that SAH conducts a membership drive every fall?

SAH Launches Conference Host Pilot Program

Oct 09, 2013
A pilot program for hosting newcomers will be launched during the 2014 Annual Conference in Austin.

New Look for the Participant Roster for the Annual Conference

Oct 09, 2013
In order to facilitate discussion, networking opportunities, as well as seeking general interest among conference attendees, SAH will be implementing a new field on the registration form to input your area of study or field of interest.

The Seljuq and Ilkhanid Architecture of Medieval Persia

Oct 04, 2013

Lessons About Architecture and the Civil Rights Era Added to SAH Archipedia

Oct 04, 2013
SAH is pleased to announce the addition of three lesson plans about architecture and the civil rights era to SAH Archipedia.

Maurie McInnis & Dell Upton: The Civil War in Art and Memory

Sep 30, 2013

Historic Charnley-Persky House to Participate in Open House Chicago

Sep 27, 2013
Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright designed home opens its doors for Open House Chicago, October 19 & 20

Obituary: Prof. Nancy J. Volkman, Texas A & M University

Sep 26, 2013

Dianne Harris Talk - Little White Houses: Race, Space, and the Ordinary Postwar Home

Sep 25, 2013
SAH past-president Dianne Harris will discuss her recent book, Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America, during a free lecture at the Graham Foundation on October 17.

Joseph Rykwert: Awarded 2014 RIBA Royal Gold Medal

Sep 18, 2013

September Newsletter 2013

Sep 18, 2013

SAH to Honor Architectural Excellence at Gala

Sep 18, 2013
The Society of Architectural Historians will present Awards for Architectural Excellence at the SAH 2013 Awards Gala on November 9

SAH Seeks Information About Members' Slide Collections

Sep 17, 2013
SAH is gathering information about our members' 35mm slide collections related to the built environment with the goal of finding a way to preserve them.

Announcing New Content in SAH Archipedia

Sep 17, 2013
We are pleased to announce that SAH Archipedia recently expanded to include 1,371 new building entries.

SAH Partners with Chicago Humanities Festival to Present “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Modern Human”

Sep 16, 2013
Frank Lloyd Wright’s legacy discussed in talk with architect Jeanne Gang and SAH members Barry Bergdoll and Dianne Harris on November 10

Call for Nominations to the JSAH Editorial Advisory Committee

Sep 13, 2013
The Society of Architectural Historians invites nominations and self-nominations for eight individuals to serve on the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Editorial Advisory Committee for staggered terms of one to four years.

2015 Chicago Call for Session Proposals

Sep 12, 2013
The Society invites its members and future members to chair a session at the SAH 68th Annual Conference in Chicago, April 15-19, 2015.

Isolated Monsters: Neocolonial Architecture in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sep 10, 2013
Olivia Wolf documented Neocolonial architecture in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

My Summer with Maya and SAHARA

Sep 05, 2013
Leah McCurdy documented Maya archaeological sites.

Obituary: Nancy Miller

Aug 30, 2013

Imagining the Nation: Influence of Nationalism on Architecture of Twentieth-Century Iran

Aug 30, 2013
Sahar Hosseini photographed 20th-century architectural sites in Iran influenced by contemporary nationalist movements and theories.

Places Journal receives Graham Foundation Grant

Aug 23, 2013

Obituary: Randell L. Makinson

Aug 20, 2013

SAH Announces New Film and Video Award

Aug 19, 2013
SAH Award for Film and Video Recognizes Most Distinguished International Work of Film or Video on the History of the Built Environment

August Newsletter 2013

Aug 19, 2013

Vince Michael: Lecture on The Architecture of Barry Byrne

Aug 09, 2013

Waverly Lowell: Exhibition: Unbuilt San Francisco

Aug 07, 2013

Max Hirsh: Essay on Techno-Pastoral Fantasies at Hong Kong International

Aug 02, 2013

Study Day in Columbus, IN

Aug 01, 2013
Save the date for the upcoming SAH Study Day in Columbus, IN.

Barry Bergdoll: Stepping Down at MoMA, Returning to Columbia

Aug 01, 2013

Stanley Tigerman, FAIA: 2013 AIA Chicago Lifetime Achievement Award

Jul 31, 2013

Obituary: Barbara Wriston, SAH Fellow

Jul 31, 2013

July Newsletter 2013

Jul 24, 2013

SAH Book Awards Deadline - August 3

Jul 16, 2013
The Society of Architectural Historians is currently accepting nominations for the 2014 SAH Book Awards.

Obituary: Cheryl Robertson

Jul 16, 2013

Kevin Harrington: Architecture 101 on Mies van der Rohe at The National Building Museum

Jul 15, 2013

Dianne Harris: Guest Blogger on Frank Lloyd Wright for Chicago Humanities Festival

Jul 09, 2013

John Eifler: July 11th Lecture on Wright's Search for Innovation in Design

Jul 05, 2013

Anthony Vidler celebrates 12 years as Dean at Cooper Union

Jul 03, 2013

Architectural Record: Sarah Williams Goldhagen on Women in Architecture Now

Jun 21, 2013

Traditional Building profiles Thomas Beeby and HBRA Architects

Jun 20, 2013

June Newsletter 2013

Jun 19, 2013

The Best Planned City in the World: Frank Kowsky Looks at the Rise of the Revolutionary Buffalo Park System

Jun 18, 2013

New York Times' Review of MoMA's Le Corbusier Exhibition

Jun 18, 2013

May Newsletter 2013

Jun 18, 2013

SAH Members Receive Graham Foundation Grants to Individuals

Jun 12, 2013
Nine SAH Members received 2013 Graham Foundation Grants to Individuals for a range of projects and publications.

SAH Members Receive 2013 ACLS Fellowships

Jun 12, 2013
Five SAH Members received American Council of Learned Societies Fellowships this year.

Graduate Student Lightning Talks - Call for Presenters

Jun 11, 2013
As it has since 2010, this year's Society of Architectural Historians Annual Conference is proud to feature the Graduate Student Lightning Talks.

Exhibition Review: Jean-Louis Cohen - Le Corbusier at MoMA

Jun 07, 2013

Joanna Merwood Salisbury reviews Bergdoll's Labrouste Exhibition At MoMA

Jun 07, 2013

Abitare: Interview - Despina Stratigakos on Women in Architecture

Jun 07, 2013

New York Times - Opinion: Beverly Willis on "The Lone Heroic Architect is Passe"

Jun 03, 2013

Obituary: William F. Stern, 1947-2013

May 22, 2013

Vernacular Settlements in China

May 16, 2013
Wei Zhao traveled to China to document vernacular settlements.

Recap of SAH 66th Annual Conference in Buffalo, NY

May 16, 2013
From April 10 through 14, more than 600 SAH members participated in the Society’s 66th Annual Conference in Buffalo, New York.

2013 SAH Annual Conference - Treasurer's Report

May 15, 2013
As the new Treasurer for the SAH I am happy to report that the sound financial position that SAH has enjoyed in the past continues.

Obituary: Henry Hope Reed

May 14, 2013

2013 SAH Annual Conference - Business Meeting Report

May 14, 2013
A report of the elections at the business meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians.

2013 SAH Annual Conference - SAH Chapters Report

May 14, 2013
Victoria Young, SAH Chapters Liaison, reports on the meeting with chapter representatives at the annual conference in Buffalo:

Beatriz Colomina: Playboy Architecture Video & Exhibition

May 13, 2013

Documenting Modern Warsaw

May 09, 2013
Anna Jozefacka documented twentieth-century buildings in Warsaw, Poland.

April Newsletter 2013

May 09, 2013

Obituary: Orlando Ridout

May 09, 2013

Call for Nominations to SAH Board for 2014

May 09, 2013
The 2014 SAH Nominating Committee seeks your recommendations for new SAH Board members who would begin their terms in April 2014 and serve for three years.

Call for Proposals: SAH Open Forum session at CAA in 2014

May 09, 2013
As an affiliated society with the College Art Association (CAA), the Society of Architectural Historians is able to sponsor a session at CAA annual meetings.

Call for Nominations for 2014 SAH Fellows

May 09, 2013
The Board of Directors of SAH seeks nominations for the 2014 class of SAH Fellows, those individuals who have distinguished themselves by a lifetime of significant contributions to the field.

2013 Annual Conference Fellowship Recipients

May 09, 2013

Jennifer Reut: Performing History - A PechaKucha Night in Buffalo

May 02, 2013

Greg Hise co-curates exhibition at The Huntington Library

May 02, 2013

An interview with Phyllis Lambert on finding Mies

May 01, 2013

Pauline Saliga noted in The Chronicle of Higher Education

Apr 30, 2013

Geoffrey Baer: The 10 Buildings that changed America - and Architecture

Apr 30, 2013

Time Magazine covers Exhibition: Woolworth Building at 100

Apr 29, 2013

Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation at 66th Annual Conference in Buffalo

Apr 26, 2013

Christopher Vernon: Exhibition at National Library, Canberra, Australia

Apr 18, 2013

Getty Foundation Multi-year Grant: William Tronzo

Apr 17, 2013

Obituary: Charles S. Rhyne

Apr 17, 2013

2013 SAH Publication Award Winners Announced

Apr 11, 2013
The SAH Publication Awards were awarded to six publications at the SAH Awards Ceremony.

2013 SAH Fellows Announced at Buffalo Conference

Apr 11, 2013
SAH honors individuals who have distinguished themselves by a lifetime of significant contributions to the field.

Gifts to SAH Archipedia and Buildings of the United States Publications

Apr 11, 2013
In the last year, SAH has received a number of grants for SAH Archipedia and three volumes of the Buildings of the United States series, Buildings of Texas Volume I (2013), Volume II (2016), Buildings of Hawaii (2011), and Buildings of North Dakota (2014).

News from the SAH Conference

Apr 10, 2013

Exhibit on Joseph Ramee with Exhibition Catalog by Paul Turner

Apr 04, 2013

David Van Zanten curates Exhibit at Block Museum of Art

Apr 04, 2013

SAH 67th Annual Conference Call for Papers

Apr 01, 2013
The Society of Architectural Historians is now accepting abstracts for its 67th Annual Conference in Austin, TX, April 9-13, 2014.

H Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship Accepting Applications

Apr 01, 2013
The Society of Architectural Historians’ prestigious H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship will allow a recent graduate or emerging scholar to study by travel for one year.

Obituary: Christian F. Otto (1940-2013)

Apr 01, 2013

Edward Dimendberg to speak at The Graham Foundation - April 5, 2013 at 6pm

Mar 28, 2013

David Van Zanten curates architecture exhibition at Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art

Mar 27, 2013

Edward Dimendberg speaks on Mies van der Rohe and the moving image

Mar 27, 2013

SAH Members to speak at Cornell's CSUD 2013

Mar 26, 2013

March Newsletter 2013

Mar 19, 2013

Obama Appoints U.Va.’s Elizabeth Meyer to Help Guide Design of National Mall, D.C. Monuments

Mar 15, 2013

Essay by Simon J. Sadler - Steve Jobs: Architect

Mar 14, 2013

Obituary: Melanie Michailidis

Mar 14, 2013

SAH Shares JSAH with faculty and students in China

Mar 14, 2013
SAH has made a donation of hundreds of back issues of JSAH to The Bridge to Asia Foundation, which sends 500,000 books to 1000 universities in the People’s Republic of China every year.

The Architecture and Planning of Fascist New Towns in Sardinia

Mar 14, 2013
Ruth Lo documented three towns built between 1928 and 1938 on the island of Sardinia.

NYTimes Review of MoMA's "Henri Labrouste" curated by Barry Bergdoll

Mar 14, 2013

March Issue of JSAH Now Available

Mar 13, 2013

New Republic Article by Sarah Williams Goldhagen: The Revolution at Your Community Library

Mar 12, 2013

Geoffrey Baer & WTTW feature Thomas Beeby in New Documentary

Mar 11, 2013

Barry Bergdoll: Inventing the Modern Library Exhibition

Mar 08, 2013

February Newsletter 2013

Mar 07, 2013

Thomas H. Beeby and Paul Goldberger at Getty Symposium - May 21, 2013

Mar 05, 2013

Obituary: David Naylor

Mar 01, 2013

Arzu Studio Hope: Rugs designed by Robert AM Stern, Michael Graves and others

Feb 27, 2013

Barry Bergdoll to present 62nd A.W. Mellon Lectures

Feb 21, 2013

Architects' Journal UK: Phyllis Lambert on Jane Jacobs

Feb 13, 2013

Scholarly Societies in the Humanities: New Models and Innovation - Dianne Harris

Feb 11, 2013
How can scholarly societies in the humanities create sustainable organizational models in an era of networked communications? What services will attract and retain members when scholars have an increasing list of options available for disseminating their work and connecting with peers? Join us for “Scholarly Societies in the Humanities: New Models and Innovation,” a panel discussion of these questions and more on Tuesday, March 5, at noon in Columbia’s Faculty House. This event is free and open to the public.

Obama names Michael Graves to Access Board

Feb 06, 2013

Talking With Architect Michael Graves About Designing Homes For Wounded Soldiers

Feb 06, 2013

Metropolis Announces Third Annual Game Changers Issue featuring Vincent Scully and Philip Enquist

Feb 06, 2013

Scholarship to honor Franz Schulze at Lake Forest College

Feb 05, 2013

SAH/Mellon Author Awards Accepting Applications

Feb 05, 2013
Apply for the SAH/Mellon Author Award for help with the cost of image rights, permissions, and reproductions for monographs on the history of the built environment.

A Master of Accumulation - Dennis Maher Profiled in NY Times

Jan 24, 2013

Conference Event: Housing Wright, The Joint Acquisition of the Frank Lloyd Wright Archive

Jan 24, 2013

Virginia Jansen Elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, London

Jan 18, 2013

January Newsletter 2013

Jan 17, 2013

NEW for 2013: SAH-Mellon Author Awards

Jan 16, 2013

Obituary: Ada Louise Huxtable

Jan 16, 2013

Pecha Kucha Night Buffalo - Call for Speakers

Jan 10, 2013
Participate in SAH's Pecha Kucha at the Buffalo Conference

December Newsletter 2012

Dec 19, 2012

SAH Awards Gala raises over $65,000

Dec 18, 2012
SAH inaugurated the Awards for Architectural Excellence and raised $65,000 to support its ongoing mission.

SAH Conference Welcomes Paul Goldberger

Dec 18, 2012
Paul Goldberger, Pulitzer Prize–winning author and contributing editor at Vanity Fair magazine, will be involved in two events at the SAH Conference in Buffalo, NY.

Chicago Architect Thomas Beeby wins the 2013 Driehaus Prize

Dec 11, 2012

The Architects Newspaper: Review> Alternative Practice

Dec 07, 2012

PAUL GOLDBERGER '72: Scully student, Scully Award-winning Architecture Critic

Dec 04, 2012

WSJ Article by Ada Louise Huxtable - Undertaking Its Destruction

Dec 04, 2012

Keith Eggener - The Demolition and Afterlife of Baltimore Memorial Stadium

Dec 03, 2012

Paul Goldberger - Firestorm on Fifth Avenue

Dec 03, 2012

Ken Oshima curates exhibition on Kiyonori Kikutake

Dec 03, 2012

American Road Trip - Gabrielle Esperdy

Dec 03, 2012

Inside the Business of Design: An Interview with Robert A.M. Stern

Dec 03, 2012

Philip J. Enquist, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP

Dec 03, 2012

Gwendolyn Wright - The History Detectives - Chicago Edition

Dec 03, 2012

November Newsletter 2012

Dec 03, 2012

MSLS Student Anne Barrett Wins Fellowship to Present at SAH Conference

Nov 14, 2012

Obituary: Robert W. Duemling (1929-2012)

Nov 14, 2012

Call for Session Proposals - 2014 SAH Conference

Nov 01, 2012
SAH is accepting session proposals for the 2014 SAH Conference in Austin, TX.

October Newsletter 2012

Oct 25, 2012

SAH Announces Awards for Architectural Excellence

Oct 18, 2012
The Society of Architectural Historians announces the launch of a new awards program, to be inaugurated at the SAH Awards Gala, November 10, 2012.

SAH Launches SAH Archipedia – 1 Month Full Access

Oct 16, 2012
SAH announces the launch of SAH Archipedia, a media-rich online publication developed in collaboration with the University of Virginia Press.

Looking Forward to the Buffalo Conference

Oct 16, 2012
As we begin to plan for the 2013 SAH Annual Conference in Buffalo, I would like to share what makes Buffalo a great destination for SAH as well as what we have to look forward to in the conference schedule.

Second Tour to Cuba

Oct 16, 2012
Due to the unprecedented success of the Cuba tour scheduled for December 2012, there are enough names on the waiting list to almost fill a second tour.

SAH Study Tour to Cuba Sells Out in Minutes

Sep 20, 2012
The SAH Study Tour to Cuba sold out in minutes - one of the fastest tour registrations in SAH history. What makes this tour unique?

September Newsletter 2012

Sep 17, 2012

Call for Nominations for Editor of JSAH

Sep 17, 2012
SAH invites self-nominations for the next Editor of the JSAH to serve a three-year term: January 1, 2015--December 31, 2017.

Membership Changes

Sep 17, 2012
At the April 2012 board meeting, the SAH board made amendments to the SAH by-laws governing membership. The board elected to change membership from a calendar year schedule (January through December) to an annivesary schedule.

Building Siam: The People’s Party and Modern Architecture in Thailand

Aug 17, 2012
Lawrence Chua documented the architecture of the People's Party in Thailand.

August Newsletter 2012

Aug 13, 2012

Reed College's Charles Rhyne recognized for work on art conservation

Jul 31, 2012
Charles S. Rhyne, Professor Emeritus of Art History at Reed College, has received the 2012 American Institute for Conservation’s (AIC) Special Recognition for Allied Professionals for his contribution to art conservation.

'Hitler at Home'-- A Study in the Politics of Domestic Aesthetics

Jul 31, 2012
Despina Stratigakos is at work on the first in-depth study of the aesthetic and ideological constructions of the "domestic" Adolf Hitler and the uses to which they were put by propagandists of the Third Reich.

July Newsletter 2012

Jul 17, 2012

Pecha Kucha Night Chicago vol. SAH: Sold Out!

Jul 05, 2012

Recap of SAH 65th Annual Conference in Detroit

Jun 29, 2012
From April 18 through 22, more than 650 SAH members participated in the Society’s 65th Annual Conference in Detroit, the second largest conference attendance since SAH celebrated its 50th anniversary in Boston in 1990.

Call for Proposals: SAH session at CAA

Jun 29, 2012
As an affiliated society with the College Art Association (CAA), the Society of Architectural Historians is able to sponsor a session at CAA annual meetings.

Call for Papers SAH Panel at the 2010 CAA Conference

Jun 29, 2012
This panel will explore the relationship between paintings and buildings. Art and architecture are often closely aligned in the creative mind. American Plains Indians used the surfaces of teepees as canvases upon which to paint, thus fusing the pictorial and the architectural. Wall paintings were used in antiquity, as at Pompeii, to give greater meaning to interior spaces, just as contemporary murals shape the urban environment. From Michelangelo Buonarotti to Thomas Cole, a long train of creative individuals have practiced in both fields.

UIUC Student Chapter Members Organize Photo Exhibit

Jun 29, 2012
The Students in the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Chapter of SAH held a photo contest titled “The Hidden Campus at the University of Illinois.” Visit the exhibit online and see their fresh perspective on the campus.

Civil Rights Memorial Study Tour October 8-12, 200

Jun 29, 2012
There is still time to register for the Society's upcoming Civil Rights Memorial study tour. This October UCLA Professor Dell Upton will lead a study tour through Georgia and Alabama that will focus on the sites of the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s and beyond.

SAH announces newest book in BUS series

Jun 29, 2012
Buildings of Massachusetts: Metropolitan Boston was released at the recent SAH Annual Meeting in Pasadena to great fanfare.

SAH donates back issues of JSAH to Bridge to Asia

Jun 29, 2012
SAH is supporting Bridge to Asia’s efforts to share scholarship by donating back issues of JSAH to the organization.

Fay Jones Study Tour

Jun 29, 2012
Join the Society of Architectural Historians for an Autumn Domestic Study Tour to experience the architecture of Fay Jones and other Arkansas Modernists who worked in the picturesque Ozark Mountain area.

Farnsworth House Damaged in Recent Floods

Jun 29, 2012
The Septembe 15, 2008 issue of the Chicago Tribune reports that Mies van der Rohe's modernist icon, the Edith Farnsworth House, suffered damage as a result of weekend floods in the Midwest.

Photos of Recent Kahn Study Tour Now Posted to SAH Blog

Jun 29, 2012
SAH is pleased to announce updates to the SAH Study Tour blog, a place where Fellowship winners who participated in recent SAH Study Tours will post comments and photographs to document their experience on the tour. Visit recent updates from the Louis Kahn and Estates of Chicago's North Shore Study Tours.

SAH Study Tour to Spain

Jun 29, 2012
SAH is pleased to announce that registrations are still being accepted for the long-anticipated study tour, The Three Cultures of Al-Andalus, Spain February 13-24, 2009.

2009 James Ackerman Award in the History of Architecture

Jun 29, 2012
The application deadline is November 15th, 2008. The award is granted annually by the Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura Andrea Palladio.

Washington on the Move: The Architecture of Transportation in the Capital Region

Jun 29, 2012
Washington on the Move: The Architecture of Transportation in the Capital Region is the subject of the biennial symposium of the Latrobe Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians.

JSAH Receives Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Jun 29, 2012
SAH Will Move JSAH Online Within a Year

Guidelines for the Promotion and Tenure of Architectural Historians

Jun 29, 2012
SAH has just released a new set of guidelines for promotion and tenure committees.

SAH Shares JSAH with Faculty and Students in China

Jun 29, 2012
The Society Donates JSAH to Libraries in China

SAH Is on Twitter

Jun 29, 2012
Follow the Civil Rights Memorial Study Tour SAH is now on Twitter.

Online Registration for SAH Study Day at MoMA Opens November 3

Jun 29, 2012
Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity

SAHARA Images Integrated in ARTstor Digital Library

Jun 29, 2012
On November 4, 10,000 digital photographs and QTVRs from the SAHARA Editors' Choice collection will be integrated into the ARTstor Digital Library.

Please Take Survey about Your Scholarly Work Style

Jun 29, 2012
UC Press and JSTOR Seek to Learn about How Historians Work

SAH and JSTOR Seek Scholars in Ann Arbor Area to Provide Feedback on JSAH Oline

Jun 29, 2012
Work with JSTOR's Web Designers

SAH 70th Anniversary Fundraising Benefit, April 24, 2010

Jun 29, 2012
SAH invites members and friends to a Fundraising Benefit on Saturday, April 24, 2010 in honor of the Society's 70th Anniversary and architects who changed the face of Chicago architecture in the 1970s.

Join SAH for a Study Tour to Mexico City

Jun 29, 2012
The focus of the SAH Mexico City tour will be modern and contemporary architecture, but because some knowledge of older buildings, contemporary problems in the other arts, and the growth of the city itself is critical to understanding Mexican modern architecture, the tour will include pre-twentieth century buildings and works of art and urbanism that inform the development of Mexican architectural modernism in essential ways. View a deatiled brochure or register online for the SAH Mexico City study tour.

SAH Introduces Cell Phone Tour of Chicago Skyscrapers

Jun 29, 2012
SAH has created an innovative walking tour using smart cell phone technology.

Explore SAH's New Multimedia Journal

Jun 29, 2012
The new multimedia edition of SAH's journal, JSAH, is now online.

June 2010 Issue of JSAH in Print and Online Released

Jun 29, 2012
The June edition of JSAH has been released in print and online.

Call for Submissions to SAHARA

Jun 29, 2012
Share your research photos with your colleagues at SAH through SAHARA.

Call for Papers for SAH's 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans

Jun 29, 2012
The Call for Papers for Society of Architectural Historians' 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans, April 13-17, 2011 has been released. The deadline to submit abstracts is August 14, 2010.

SAH HQ Dig Complete

Jun 29, 2012
Charnley-Persky House Archaeological Dig Unearths 19th Century Artifacts

SAH Study Tour Blog--Mexico Modernism

Jun 29, 2012
Visit the new SAH Study Tour Blog to read Amanda Delorey's blog posts about the recent SAH study tour to Mexico City.

SAH Names JSAH Editor Designate

Jun 29, 2012
The SAH is pleased to announce that Swati Chattopadhyay will serve as editor for the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians for a three-year term extending from January 2012 through December 2014. Until her term officially begins, she will serve as the JSAH Editor Designate, working with current JSAH editor David Brownlee in order to insure a smooth transition of leadership for the journal.

Abstracts from September 2010 Issue of JSAH

Jun 29, 2012
The current issue of JSAH has four new articles of interest: Breaking the Taboo: Architects and Advertising in Depression and War by Andrew M. Shanken Perennially New": Santa Barbara and the Origins of the California Mission Garden by Elizabeth Kryder-Reid Paul V, the Column of the Virgin, and the New Pax Romana by Steven F. Ostrow The Context of the Nave Elevation of Cluny III by C. Edson Armi

SAH at Traditional Building Exhibition

Jun 29, 2012
Come visit the SAH booth at the Traditional Building Exhibition, October 20-23!

Richard Kelly and the Structure of Light Exhibition

Jun 29, 2012
Read Claudia Ziegler's comments about the Society's recent very successful Study Day at the Yale University exhibition, "The Structure of Light: Richard Kelly and the Illumination of Modern Architecture."

SAH Communities Site

Jun 29, 2012
SAH has launched a new online discussion forum called SAH Communities. The site was developed in response to feedback from SAH members who wanted to be able to communicate in a professional forum all year long, not just during annual meetings and study tours.

JSAH Video Tutorial

Jun 29, 2012
Announcing a new resource for JSAH contributors: video tutorials on how to prepare illustrations for the online editions. The first, on making videos, is viewable below. To see more videos, visit our JSAH webpage.

Survey on Contingent Faculty

Jun 29, 2012
Earlier this year, the Coalition on the Academic Workforce (CAW) published an issue brief estimating 72.5 percent of all faculty members at American colleges and universities are contingent, that is, they do not have tenure or are not on the tenure track.

Register for the Getty Study Day

Jun 29, 2012
There is an exciting new addition to the program for the Getty Study Day! Ken Breisch, SAH 2nd Vice President, has arranged an exclusive tour of the Ray and Shelly Kappe House in Pacific Palisades.

Call for Session Proposals SAH 2012 Annual Meeting

Jun 29, 2012
Detroit, Michigan, April 18-22, 2012 Call for Session Proposals Society of Architectural Historians 65th Annual Meeting Detroit, Michigan April 18-22, 2012

Subscribe to ACLS Humanities E-Book

Jun 29, 2012
ACLS Humanities E-Book is offering individual subscriptions to its digital collection of over 3,300 full-text, cross-searchable titles in the Humanities to members of any one of the 70 constituent societies of the American Council of Learned Societies, including the Society of Architectural Historians.

Charnley-Persky House Survives Chicago Blizzard

Jun 29, 2012
Charnley-Persky house survives Chicago Blizzard.

SAH Introduces New Summer Travel Fellowships for 2011

Jun 29, 2012
Announcing Creation of 2011 SAHARA Travel Fellowships

Architectural Exhibition Catalog List

Jun 29, 2012
This month SAH is introducing a NEW quarterly list of recently-published Architectural Exhibition Catalogs. Compiled by Barbara Ann Opar, Architecture Librarian, Syracuse University Library, the list of recent exhibition catalogs complements the Society's long-standing Booklists, also compiled by Barabara Ann Opar.

Reception at Three Antebellum Houses in New Orleans

Jun 29, 2012
There’s still time to register for an exclusive reception at three of the most important homes in the Garden District of New Orleans.

SAH Members Awarded ACLS Fellowships

Jun 29, 2012
Congratulations to the following SAH members for recieving ACLS Fellowships. For more on ACLS Fellowship recipients, or to apply for a fellowship, visit the ACLS website.

SAH Close to Reaching Goal to Match NEH Grant

Jun 29, 2012
NEH Matching grant to create SAH Archipedia

Call for Session Proposals: 2013 SAH Annual Meeting

Jun 29, 2012
Members of the Society, representatives of affiliated societies, and other scholars who wish to chair a session at the 2013 annual meeting are asked to submit proposals by January 2, 2012, to Prof. Kenneth A. Breisch, General Chair of the SAH 66th Annual Meeting (University of Southern California, Watt Hall, 204, Los Angeles, California, 90089-0291,

Graham Foundation Awards Grant for SAH Archipedia

Jun 29, 2012
SAH has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts to support development of SAH Archipedia, a robust online library of building histories that SAH will launched in April 2012.

SAH Benefit Raises Funds for Outreach Projects

Jun 29, 2012
The Society of Architectural Historians held a Gala Benefit Reception in Chicago on Saturday, November 12, 2011.

Register Now for Saxony Study Tour!

Jun 29, 2012
Registration for the SAH tour to Saxony is now open! Led by Juergen Paul, the sites range from late Romanesque onward, including religious and secular buildings, urban configurations, landscapes and gardens. A fellowship application is available for this tour.

Call for Proposals: SAH Session at SSAC Annual Meeting

Jun 29, 2012
The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada (SSAC) has invited SAH to sponsor a session at its upcoming meeting in Ottawa in May 2012.

How SAH Tours are Priced

Jun 29, 2012
Recently, I had a conversation with a long-standing member of SAH about the study tour program. We specifically discussed the price of the study tours. This topic is not new and after the conversation I felt it may be important to share this information with the larger membership to dispel any misconceptions that may be out there.

SAH Announces Professional Associates Membership

Jun 29, 2012
SAH has created a new class of membership, Professional Associates, to serve design and preservation professionals – Architectural firms, Historic Preservation Offices, Landmark Commissions and Design Education organizations.

Call for Tour Leaders: 2013 and 2014 SAH Study Tour Programs

Jun 29, 2012
Architectural Historians, Graduate Students, Architects, Preservation Officers, Landscape Historians and Landscape Architects are invited to submit proposals for SAH study tours and study days to be presented in 2013 and 2014.

2012 Events - 120th Anniversary of the Charnley-Persky House

Jun 29, 2012
In 2012 SAH will celebrate the 120th anniversary of Charnley-Persky House, the Society’s headquarters. We invite you to celebrate the multifaceted history of this modern masterpiece by attending this year’s series of lectures and events.

Three Capitals Study Tour Report

Jun 29, 2012
Scott Opler Travel Fellowship recipient Gretta Tritch Roman reports on her experience on the recent SAH Study Tour, "Three Capitals: Dhaka, New Delhi, and Chandigarh."

SAH Nominated as Tech Innovator

Jun 29, 2012
The Chronicle of Higher Education named 12 Tech Innovators Who Are Transforming Campuses. SAH received a reader nomination for "transforming humanities publishing with online tools."

Celebrate SAH and Detroit at the Closing Night Benefit

Jun 29, 2012
Join us on the 32nd floor of the Guardian Building for an evening of celebration! Support SAH and Detroit as we honor three organizations that work with youth in the city.

SAH 66th Annual Conference CFP

Jun 29, 2012
SAH is now accepting abstracts for its 66th Annual Conference in Buffalo, NY, April 10-14, 2013.

Lecture and Booksigning with Ted Wolner, author of Henry Ives Cobb's Chicago: Architecture, Institutions, and the Making of a Modern Metropolis

Jun 29, 2012
Join us at the Charnley-Persky House on Thursday May 3 at 6:00pm for this lecture about Henry Ives Cobb and booksigning with Ted Wolner, professor of architectural history at Ball State University.

Call for Nominations - SAH Board and SAH Fellows

Jun 29, 2012
The SAH Board of Directors and the 2013 SAH Nominating Committee seek your recommendations for new board members and for the 2013 class of SAH Fellows.

Call for Presenters: Graduate Student Lightning Talks

Jun 29, 2012
As it has since 2010, this year’s Society of Architectural Historians Annual Conference will feature a full session of 5-minute graduate student presentations.

SAH Members Receive ACLS Fellowships and Graham Foundation Grants

Jun 29, 2012
Congratulations to all the SAH members who received fellowships from ACLS or grants from the Graham Foundation.

SAH Study Tour to Cuba - Registration Opens Monday

Jun 29, 2012
Registration for the Study Tour to Cuba opens Monday, June 18, at 3pm CST. If you are not currently a member, we strongly recommend that you take care of the SAH membership process immediately and not wait until Monday as this could delay your tour registration process.

Help Illustrate SAH Archipedia

Jun 29, 2012
Please join us in an effort to fully illustrate SAH Archipedia before the October 2012 launch.

June Newsletter 2012

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May Newsletter 2012

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April Newsletter 2012

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March Newsletter 2012

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February Newsletter 2012

Feb 14, 2012

Urban Archaeology Lecture at the Charnley-Persky House

Feb 06, 2012

January Newsletter 2012

Jan 15, 2012

SAH Executive Director’s Update

Jan 12, 2012

Venice Architecture Biennale to Honor James S. Ackerman

Aug 07, 2008
For the first time in its eleven-year history, the prestigious Biennale Architecture, Venice's International Architecture Exhibition, will present an architectural historian with its Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement.

Kostof Lectures Now Available Online

Aug 05, 2008
26 Spiro Kostof Lectures on a "historical Survey of Architecture and Urbanism" now available online