Second Candide-Conference: Architecture as Matter of Contention, 29-31 January 2015, Aachen, Germany

The interdisciplinary conference “Streitsache: Architecture as Matter of Contention” intends to probe the complex relation between architecture and conflict. There are numerous instances in which architectural objects become objects of conflict, ‘bones of contention, ’a Streitsache. Conceiving of architecture as a Streitsache generates new architectural knowledge, including knowledge on...

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Call for Articles: Journal of Architecture and Urbanism, Special Issue 2015

Special Issue 2016, No.1: Rethinking Le Corbusier: Urban Design and History Summary of the subject and premise It is generally believed that Le Corbusier’s urban planning made a break with the past, and that the public spaces designed by him had nothing to do with anything that existed before –...

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Society of Architectural Historians Announces 2015 SAH International Travel Grant Recipients

The Getty-funded program provides support for professionals from underrepresented countries to attend the SAH 68th Annual International Conference in Chicago (Chicago) December 9, 2014 — The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) is pleased to announce the twelve recipients of the 2015 SAH International Travel Grant Program, generously funded by the Getty Foundation....

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Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (Call for Papers)

The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain will host its third annual Graduate Student Research Forum on Saturday, 11 April 2015 at the University of Edinburgh. The Forum is a student-led event offering postgraduate students in architectural history an opportunity to present their research while engaging with others...

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Job Opportunities: PROFESSORS, ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS & PROFESSORS in History, Theory and Criticism

Over the past 55 years, the Department of Architecture of the National University of Singapore (NUS) has seen steady growth, expansion and development that parallels the modernisation of the city-state of Singapore. Our Department has built and expanded on its long tradition of providing a high standard of professional...

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Professor of Heritage & Design, Delft (Managerial Positions, Engineering)

Job description The chair focuses on the architectonic design of heritage, with scientific research as the starting point. The programme, design concept and elaboration of the design evolve from an analysis of the original building and its context, taken from an architectonic, cultural-historical and technological angle. The chair prioritises...

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Job Announcement: Assistant Professor in Architectural History, Columbia University

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY: Department of Art History and Archaeology, Assistant Professor, tenure-track, Architectural History, Renaissance/Baroque, 1420-1750.  The committee is especially interested in candidates whose research engages the collections of the Avery Library and who work across national and continental borders within and beyond Europe, particularly the New World.  Beyond teaching...

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Call for Paper: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ARQUITECTONICS NETWORK: MIND, LAND AND SOCIETY

ARCHITECTURE AND KNOWLEDGE: CRITICAL THEORIES, METHODS AND PRACTICES: FOR SETTINGS OF EDUCATION, FOR PROFESSIONAL SETTINGS AND FOR SETTINGS OF SOCIAL URBAN PLANNING PARTICIPATION Barcelona, 3‐4‐5 June 2015 Director: Josep Muntañola Thornberg Supported by: Research Group GIRAS ‐ Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Coordinator: Professor Magda Saura Carulla; UNICEF Spain ‐...

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Casablanca Chandigarh / public seminar and book presentation

The Indian city of Chandigarh and Casablanca, the North African harbor town, were among the most important large scale urban projects after World War II. This book looks into the development of the two cities over the past fifty years, revealing an alternative historiography of post-war urbanism. At this...

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Call for Papers Footprint #17

The ‘Bread & Butter’ of Architecture: Investigating Everyday Practices In his 1942 essay ‘Bread & Butter and Architecture’, architectural historian John Summerson called on practicing architects to face ‘the real-life adventures which are looming ahead’ instead of trying ‘to fly level with the poet-innovator Le Corbusier.’ To render architecture...

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