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The editors welcome contributions that examine the complex relationship between architects and books, whether printed or manuscripts, including, but not limited to, books written or edited by architects, those that have influenced their written and built work, architects’ libraries, architects’ collections in libraries, and any topic related to books and architecture.
SAH 2023 Annual International Conference
The SAH 76th Annual International Conference will be comprised of an in-person meeting in Montréal, Canada, April 12–16, 2023, followed by virtual sessions, September 20–22, 2023.
Materia Arquitectura no. 24, Urban Nocturne
Materia Arquitectura 24 invites authors to explore the intersection between night, space and society with contributions that enrich the nocturnal knowledge of cities.
Yasmeen Lari: Architecture for the Future
Yasmeen Lari is Pakistan’s first woman architect. She designed iconic modernist buildings before initiating a zero-carbon self-build movement for the poorest of the poor.
IV International Conference Cultura y Ciudad: Communicating Architecture. From the origins of modernity to the digital age
The Architectural History Department at Universidad de Granada (Spain) is glad to announce the call for contributions of the IV International Conference Cultura y Ciudad.
The SAHGB Annual Lecture. Badovici’s Eclectic Modern: The Vézelay Houses
Professor Tim Benton, a widely-cited expert on the work of Le Corbusier and Eileen Gray, will present a fascinating exploration of Badovici’s approach to his work on the modest Vézelay buildings.
Spatial (His)stories of Climate Change and Mobilities
The special issue will examine and theorize the transformations in built environments which occurred throughout history and in recent years following climatic changes and their induced mobilities.
Vesper No. 9 The Adversary
Countless projects arise from contrasts, the latter can even lead to getting lost in an obsessive clash, as well as being useful in clarifying not only positions but also possibilities, sometimes to assert new habitability of spaces one needs to change direction, to change the way.
Architecture Talk Series: Cities And Urban Living In Japan 1868-2025
This Talk Series brings together renowned academics and scholars of Japanese architecture and urbanism with the intent to present an overview of representative examples of buildings and designers which prompted a radical phase of change in the construction of larger cities and new modern buildings and infrastructures in Japan from the Meiji Era to the contemporary period.
Struggles in the Concrete – Architecture, Architectural History and the Marxist Tradition
The conference aims to sample how the work of architectural historians, and contemporary architectural scholarship more broadly, relates to the analytical categories and concepts belonging to the Marxist tradition, and to open out new lines of research and theoretical enquiry.
Noetics Without a Mind
The book project Noetics without a Mind seeks contributions that engage with sense-making processes in the individuation of humans, technologies, and their affective environments.
VITRUVIO vol. 8, iss. 1: Social Housing, Materiality and Sustainability
The editors are seeking contributions that investigate the possible reconfiguration, reuse, and optimization of the extensive existing social housing units spread worldwide.