Recorded Presentations

SAH 2020 Virtual Conference

Recordings were available to conference registrants until Sunday, May 31, at 11:59 pm CDT. Access to the recordings is no longer available.

PS01    Architects on Stage   

Anne-Catrin Schultz, Carlo Scarpa and His Five Decades of Teaching: Learning by Drawing

Joanna Merwood-Salisbury, ‘The Art and Craft of the Machine’: Staging Modern Architecture in Chicago

Vladimir Kulic, The Showman Architect and the Mass Media in 1980s Belgrade

PS02    The Magnitude of Architecture        

Bryan Norwood, The Measurer: Quantifying Labor in the Early American Republic

Edward Eigen, “Refer to Scale Model”: On the Magnitude of John F. Kennedy’s Assassination

PS03    Designing in the Deserts       

Timothy Hyde, Architecture on Ice: Antarctica and the Architectural Imagination

Fernando Luis Martinez Nespral, The Sahara and the Pampa: “The desert Campaigns” in Argentina

PS04    Open Session I Dudley          

Glen Umberger, Thomas Ustick Walter’s Travel Diaries: A Study of NYC in 1835

Mary Fesak, Labor and the Cultural Landscape at Bellevue’s Thoroughbred Farm

Joseph Watson, A “Darky Village” in Whiteville: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fisher Houses

PS05    US Design influence in Twentieth-Century Latin American Architecture  

Lucia Santa Ana, Transference of American Building Technology:  Milliken Brothers of NY in Mexico

Manuela Catafesta, Albert Kahn in Brazil

Roberto Castillo, An American Modern in Venezuela: The Journey of Don Hatch to Caracas (1948-1959)

PS06    Architectural Ed Now

Kathleen James-Chakraborty, In Defense of Global Approaches to Architectural History

PS07    Architecture and Poetry        

Lori Smithey, Poetic Form Under Pressure in La Maison d’un Artiste

PS08    Digital Pedagogies for Arch History   

Flavia Marcello/Alison De Kruiff, Virtually There: Multi-modal Narratives Enriching Architectural History Education

Peter Coffman/Michael Windover, Building a Virtual Museum: An Experience from Ottawa

Liyang Ding, Non-representational Visualization of Architectural History: An Attempt of Adopting Digital Pedagogies for Architectural History

Francesca Torello, Experiencing architecture: Augmented Reality from the museum to the classroom

Anna Cornaro/Ruben Rubio, Thinking Digital. Integration of Digital Capriccio, Mobile Apps and Social Media in History and Theory of Architecture Courses

PS09    Towards an Accessible Architecture

Jeanne Kisacky, Geographically Challenged: Equalizing Access to Hospitals for Rural Areas

Bess Williamson, Amateurs, Activists, and Professionals Constructing Access before the Americans with Disabilities Act

Elizabeth Guffey, Accessing the “City of the Future” Then and Now

PS10    Women and Architecture in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds       

No presentation recordings will be available.

PS11    Cosmopolitan and Local in the Colonial Americas    

Danielle Abdon, Tradition and Local Needs in Early Colonial Hospital Architecture

Manuel Sanchez, Siblings overseas: comparing two Spanish grid cities of 1539

Juan Luis Burke, Casa del Deán: The Establishment of a Humanistic Circle in Viceregal Mexico

PS12    Architecture and Design of the Pacific Rim   

Andrew Leach, Samurai in the Surf Revisited

Atsuko Tanaka, Ranma in California 1900

Edson Cabalfin, Transpacific Representations of the Philippines in 20th Century Expositions

Desiree Valadres, Unlikely Antiquities: Honouliuli National Monument and Carceral Landscapes of the Pacific Basin

Lisa Hsieh, Kawaii Architecture in the Pacific Rim

PS13    Placing Race and Gender: New Findings for Architectural History   

Kiwa Matsushita, Reinventing a traditional Japanese Sukiya house to be non-patriarchal

Christopher Hunter, Afrocentric Sacred Space as Material Culture in Antebellum New Orleans

PS14    Monumentality in Pre-Modern Architecure 

Alessandro Pierratini, The beginnings of monumentality in Greek temple architecture

PS15    Sites Unseen  

Anne Marshall, Remembering Indigenous Education: A Mission Residential School and a BIA Day School in Idaho

Richard Freitas, Community Buildings: Seattle’s Dorian Society and Sites of LGBTQ Support, 1965–1975

Ray Rast, The Latinization of Landscapes in the Pacific Northwest

Ellen Miro/Audrey Reda, “What was a ‘slum’| before Yesler Terrace.”

PS16    Reconsidering the Architecture of the Vacation, 1865-1945

Catherine Ettinger, The Representation of Mexico. Architecture for Tourism in Post-Revolutionary Michoacan

Pollyanna Rhee, An Infrastructure of Leisure: American Comforts in the Canal Zone

PS17    The Problems and Potentials of Architectural Biography     

Julia Walker, "I just AM!": Brigitte D'Ortschy, Architecture, and Zen

PS18    Global Modernism and the Postcolonial       

Cathelijne Nuijsink/Tom Avermaete, “Contact Zones" and Changing Architectural Historiography

Alona Nitzan-Shiftan, Local Layering of Global Conditions: A Methodological Proposition

Juliana Maxim, Socialist Modernity and the Global History of Architecture

PS19    Breaking the Bronze Ceiling: Memorials and Gender

Daniel Coslett, La Marianne in colonial North Africa: A civilizing missionary?

Nathaniel Robert Walker, Warrior Queens of Ocean: The Monumental Women of Charleston

PS20    The Architecture of Aging      

Matthew Lasner, CW Callister & the Architecture of Planned Retirement Communities

PS21    Architecture and Mediation in Medieval Italian Port Cities  

Joseph Williams, Citizenship and Architectural Exchange in Medieval Adriatic Ports

PS22    Open Session II Cohen           

Tracy Ehrlich, Architectural Drawing and Aesthetics in Grand Tour Rome

Alessandro Benetti, Italy, 1980's: Touring Club’s Guides and the Non-monumental Heritage

PS23    Urban Affects: A New Materialist Approach to the Global City        

Gary Samson, Urban Disposition and Affect in the Emergence of Kop van Zuid

Danielle Choi, Interior Landscapes in the Age of Gaia

PS24    Muslim Prayer Beyond the Mosque  

No presentation recordings will be available.

PS25    The Campus: Pedagogy and Spatial Imagination      

Walter Peters, RAU/UJ: A building as an expression of an idea

PS26    The Architect as a Global Entrepreneur (1850–2000)           

Sara Stevens, Design and Deregulation at Canary Wharf

PS27    Catastrophe, Capitalism, and Architecture in the Greater Caribbean   

Peter Minosh, Climate as Politics in the Colonial West Indies

Jonah Rowen, “No Security to the Place”: Fire Insurance, Labor, Sugar, c. 1800

Irene Brisson, Architecture and Agency in Reconstruction in Southern Haiti

PS28    Late Gothic Architecture       

Erik Gustafson, Non quomodo sed quid: The Duomo of Milan and Europe

Maile Hutterer, Architectural Fantasy in Fouquet’s Grandes Chroniques de France

Robert Bork, Late Gothic Planning at Metz Cathedral

Alice Klima, The Prague Cathedral Royal Oratory; Political Unity Through Organic Form

PS29    Building with Timber 

Diego Arango Lopez, Timber Architectures in a Fire Prone City. Local Craftsmanship and the Risk of Fire in Valparaiso, Chile 1843-1906

Erik Carver, Frontier of tabulation: Frank Kidder and MIT’s Architectural Laboratory

Maryia Rusak, Fabricating a new tradition: Norwegian timber system building

PS30    Opposite/Apposite: Exchanges between Australasia and Ibero-America    

Philip Goad, New World: Harry Seidler, South America and the Australian City

María Emma López Bahut, Glenn Murcutt’s look at the architecture of José Antonio Coderch

PS31    Graduate Student Lightning Talks     

Laura O'Brien, Reading Architecture through the Archive: the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union in Montreal, 1887 - 1926

Ali AlYousefi, Genre and the Democratization of Architectural Discourse

Mingquian Liu, Community Museum’s Role in Historic Preservation: Towards an Integrated Museum Education and Public Participation

Alexander Bala, The Loom of Early Modernism in “Nowe Tychy”

Sonali Dhanpal, The intersection of caste and class in everyday colonial spaces

Ellen Hurd, The Architecture of the Cherokee Male and Female Seminaries

Supasai Vongkulbhisal, Than Samai in Modern Thai Architecture, 1960s-1980s: A Case Study of Crypto-Colonialism

Vaissnavi Shuki, Politics and Practice: The Effect of Hindu Nationalism on Architectural Production in India

PS32    Baroque in the Piedmont      

Andrew Saunders, Baroque Topologies: A new approach to representation of late Baroque space

Lydia Soo, Guarini and Quadrature

Elwin Robinson, A Reappraisal of Guarini’s Postulated Iberian Travels Considering His Design Evolution

Øystein Holdø, Platonic Harmony and Aesthetics in the Architectural Theory of Bernardo Vittone

PS33    Open Session III McGuire      

Kylie Seltzer, Anthropological Architecture: Housing as Racial Index in Paris

Paul Holmquist, Claude-Nicolas Ledoux and the Revolutionary Discourse of Moeurs

PS34    Preserving the Postmodern Past       

Maxime Cog/Claudine Houbart, Reusing postmodern heritage : how literary theories can help.

Anthony Cohn, Whistling Past the Graveyard: Transgressions of Postmodern Architecture

Juliana Kei, Revisiting Preservation in Postmodern Britain

Julia Gatley, A Legacy under Threat: Initiatives in Saving Key Projects by Athfield Architects, Wellington

Joseph Siry, Graves’s Portland Building, 2020: Preservation as Transformation

PS35    Urban Poverty , Cities, and Architecture

Aristotle Kallis, Urban poverty, 'minimum dwelling', and the emergence of CIAM’s three-dimensional urbanism

Arnold Bartetzky, “Palaces for the Working Classes.” A Socialist Ideal and its Utopian Origins

PS36    Prescription Landscapes: Designing for Human Health        

Maria Taylor, Politics and Prophylaxis in Stalinist Industrial Landscape Design: Leonid Lunts, Aleksei Sysin and the Sanitary-Hygienic Questions of Socialist Modernity

Tal Alon-Mozes, Healing Landscapes: Socialism, Zionism, and the Design of Convalescence Homes in Mandate-Era Palestine

Fionn Byrne, Verdant Persuasion: Planting Trees to Win Hearts and Minds during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, 2010 - 2013


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