Ashley Gardini Appointed as Interim SAH Board Member

by SAH News | Jul 28, 2021

GardiniThe Society of Architectural Historians has appointed Ashley Gardini to serve as an interim member of the SAH Board through May 1, 2022. She replaces R. Scott Gill, who served on the board from 2014 to 2017 and from 2019 to 2021. 

Ashley Gardini is an adjunct instructor of architectural history at Diablo Valley College, where she teaches global architectural history surveys. Gardini also teaches the history of art and architecture at other community colleges around the San Francisco Bay Area, including City College of San Francisco and Chabot College. She earned her M.A. in Art History and Visual Culture from San Jose State University. Her previous research focused on the legacy of Italian Futurist architecture. Her essay, “The Reception of Futurist Architecture after the Second World War,” can be found in the 2018 edition of the International Yearbook of Futurism Studies. Her current research interests focus on education and public engagement with architectural history. Gardini served on the Advisory Committee for the SAH Data Project from 2019 to 2021. 

Founded in 1940, the Society of Architectural Historians is an international nonprofit membership organization that promotes the study, interpretation and conservation of architecture, design, landscapes and urbanism worldwide. SAH serves a network of local, national and international institutions and individuals who, by profession or interest, focus on the built environment and its role in shaping contemporary life. SAH promotes meaningful public engagement with the history of the built environment through advocacy efforts, print and online publications, and local, national and international programs.

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