Architecture News

August 2019

Associate Professor Anne-Catrin Schultz presented “Fake Structures–Real Architecture? From the Parthenon in Athens, Greece to the Parthenon of Banned Books in Kassel, Germany” at the ICSA Conference held at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal on July 25, 2019. ICSA 2019 is the 4th International Conference on Structures and Architecture organized by the International Association for Education, Research and Cooperation. The conference paper, which examined the changing nature of an iconic building replicated countless times, was published in the book “Structures and Architecture: Bridging the Gap and Crossing Borders” by CRC Press.

June 2019

Adjunct Lecturer Zach Cohen will join the faculty at the Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture at The Ohio State University as the Christos Yessios Visiting Professor. The Professorship “provides a residency to investigate a specific project related to emerging digital fabrication tools and related technologies.”

May 2019

Associate Professor Antonio Furgiuele presented “Mediating Theory” a proposed syllabus that reframes the role media plays within architectural discourse at E-Flux symposium ‘Theory’s Curriculum’ in NYC. The event assembled 24 academics to advance the role of architectural theory within academia and its relationship to contemporary global practices. More information at:

April 2019

Professor Mark Pasnik edited and published Henry N. Cobb: Words & Works, 1948-2018 (Monacelli Press), the first book dedicated to the career of this preeminent American architect. Cobb is a founding partner of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, where he has worked continuously since 1955, and was chair of the department of architecture at Harvard from 1980-1985. His buildings appear across the globe and include Boston’s own John Hancock Tower and most recently the One Dalton residential tower under construction just a few blocks west. Pasnik’s architecture firm OverUnder designed the book. It has been reviewed in Archinect, Architect’s Newspaper, Architectural Record, Boston Globe, Log, and Metropolis.

Associate Professor Antonio Furgiuele gave a talk, "Deceiving the Architectural Enemy: Media & the Camouflage Imaginary, 1942", at the ‘Latitude’ symposium at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Professors Robert Cowherd, Jennifer Gaugler, and Antonio Furgiuele participated in the annual Global Architecture History Teaching Collaborative (GAHTC) members’ conference. Professors Robert Cowherd serves as a Board Member for the GAHTC.

Assistant Professor Meliti D. Dikeos was selected to present her paper titled, “Light as an ambient material in transformative ‘urban’ night spaces” at the 14th European Architectural Envisioning Association Conference, Nantes, France, September 2019.  The paper will be published in the conference proceedings.

March 2019

Associate Professor Lora Kim presented a paper titled “Developing Site Intelligence,” at the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student at the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado Denver on March 15, 2019. This paper was published in the proceedings for the conference, Constructing Context.

Associate Professor Antonio Furgiuele presented a paper titled “Performance Cubed,” at the NCBDS Conference at the University of Colorado Denver in March. The presentation and paper highlights the historical significance and theoretical value of the pedology of performance in architectural education.

Associate Professor Anne-Catrin Schultz was a co-organizer for the Citixl Workshop “Reclaiming Space” held at Accelerate at Wentworth Institute of Technology on March 22 and 23. The workshop was an international collaboration between Tom van Arman (Citixl in Amsterdam), the Wentworth Architecture Department, Accelerate and the City of Boston. It brought together students, alumni, community leaders, faculty, business leaders, City Council President Andrea Campbell and city representatives.