Sessions

EAHN Dublin 2016 Abstracts

EAHN Dublin 2016 Sessions & Roundtables


ARCHITECTURE AND THE CHANGING CONSTRUCTION OF NATIONAL IDENTITY
Gary Boyd, Queens University; Hugh Campbell, University College Dublin

Le passé est tantôt l’envers du présent, tantôt sa façade.’ Portugal’s National Identity Puzzle, c. 1940
Ricardo Agarez, Department of Architecture, KU Leuven
Depicting Dreams and Facts the Role of Photography in the (im)Possible Construction of Postwar Spanish National Identity
Iñaki Bergera, University of Zaragoza
Our Building Ourselves: How Architectural Photography Shapes National Identity
Shelley Hornstein, York University
Building the Nation before Nationalism: The Cosmopolitan Historicism of mid 19th-century Europe
Mari Hvattum, Oslo School of Architecture and Design
Straddling the National Divide: Appropriated Pasts, Inverted Archaeologies, and Byzantine Architecture in Europe, 1878-1939
Aleksandar Ignjatović, University of Belgrade
Constructing the every-day: infrastructure as national identity in Berlin 1871-1920
Laila Seewang, ETH Zurich


ARCHITECTURE AND THE NEOLIBERAL TURN
Kenny Cupers, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Helena Mattsson, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

Architecture of Preservation: Toward a critique of neoliberal temporality
Ross Exo Adams, Iowa State University
The Energy Underground: Neoliberalism and Solar Architecture in the 1970s
Daniel Barber, University of Pennsylvania
In the Shadow of the Slum: Towards a Prehistory of Neoliberalism and Architecture
Sheila Crane, University of Virginia
Building Reform: The Block and the Wall in Late Maoist China, 1974-76
Cole Roskam, University of Hong Kong
Deregulation and Design in the Financial Centre: The Transformation of Corporate Space in the Post-war City of London
Amy Thomas, University of Chicago


ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION AND THE EMERGENCE OF PUBLIC DEBATE ON ARCHITECTURE, CITIES AND THE PUBLIC GOOD IN THE 18TH AND EARLY 19TH CENTURIES
Barry Bergdoll, Columbia University

The Public’s Creation of the “Tableau d’Architecture”: Transformation of the Aesthetic of Architectural Drawing at the end of the 18th century
Basile Baudez, University of Paris-Sorbonne
Exhibiting the Consulate: The Competition of the year IX for the Château-Trompette in Bordeaux
Christina Contandriopoulos, UQAM University
Developing Public Taste, Mobilizing the Public: The Architecture Exhibitions of the MBB and A et A
Sergio Miguel Figueiredo, Technical University Eindhoven
To ‘preclude all . . . circumbeindibuses’: Making Public the Competition for the Houses of Parliament, 1835-36
Anne Hultzsch, Oslo School of Architecture and Design
The Pope, Public Opinion and Architecture in Rome (1823-25)
Richard Wittman, University of California at Santa Barbara


ARCHITECTURE OF THE ANTIPODES (SAHANZ-supported session)
Antony Moulis, University of Queensland; Robin Skinner, University of Victoria of Wellington

Deep shade in Australia: Investing the verandah’s universal utility with local character
Pedro Guedes, University of Queensland
“Ciao Australia”, postmodern Australian and Italian exchanges, 1978-1991: from Domus to the Venice Biennale
Karen Burns, University of Melbourne; Paul Walker, University of Melbourne
Australia in Modern Architecture since 1900
Macarena de la Vega de Léon, University of Canberra
Ether: Student architectural culture and competing influence at the 1971 AASA Congress, Auckland/Warkworth, New Zealand
Kerry Francis, Unitec
Larrikinism in Corrigan’s Architectural Theatre
Wouter Van Acker, Université Libre de Bruxelles


ARCHITECTURES OF WAITING IN THE CITY
Henriette Steiner, University of Copenhagen

Stop Motion. Slussen, Stockholm
Tim Antsey, Oslo School of Architecture and Design/KTH School of Architecture
What are you waiting for?  Passing time in the Classical Athenian Agora
Samantha Martin-McAuliffe, University College Dublin
While You Walk: Waiting on the Pavements
Philip Schauss, The New School
‘Those Who Wait’. Siegfried Kracauer, architecture and the 21th-century ‘precariat’
Christophe Van Gerrewey, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Shadowy Figures and Strange Interiors: the optician’s waiting room
Susan Hedges, Auckland University of Technology


ASIA AT PLAY: IDEAS OF LEISURE AND THE EMERGENCE OF MODERNIST RECREATIONAL LANDSCAPES, 1900-1970
Cecilia Chu, University of Hong Kong; Dorothy Tang, University of Hong Kong

Invisible Utopia: Civilizing the Recreational Spaces of early 20th-century Bangkok Cinemas
Lawrence Chua, Syracuse University
Modernity and Urban Space: Beijing’s First Public Park (1914 – the 1970s)
Paul Clark, University of Auckland
The Recreational Landscape of Weltevreden before Indonesian Nationalism
Evawani Elissa, Universitas Indonesia
Animals in the Palace: Changyeonggung Palace and the Introduction of Modern Domestic Space in Korea during the Japanese Occupation (1910-1945)
Hyun-Tae Jung, Lehigh University


BEYOND CONSTRUCTIVISM: SOVIET EARLY-MODERNIST ARCHITECTURE REVISITED
Alla Vronskaya, ETH Zurich; Tijana Vujosevic, University of Western Australia

Respondent: Professor Danilo Udovicki-Selb, University of Texas at Austin

An Enthusiasm for Architecture: The Masses and the Palace of the Soviets Competition
Tatiana Efrussi, University of Kassel
The Other Avant-Garde: Konstantin Melnikov’s Diagonal
Masha Panteleyeva, Princeton University
The Quasi-Experimental Arrangement of the Society
Anna Weichsel, University of Pennsylvania
What mattered besides style? On the example of buildings for public food supply in Petrograd/Leningrad, 1918-1932
Diana Zitzman, Berlin


“BIG DATA” IN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIOGRAPHY
Paul Jaskot, DePaul University; Lukasz Stanek, University of Manchester

The Use of Planning Agreements in the Historic Centre of Milan in the Second Post-war Period: Big Data Questioning a Consolidated Historiographical Perspective
Nicole De Togni, Politecnico di Milano
Colonial Public Works: A (Large) Heterogeneous System across Geographies
Alice Caldeira Cabral Santiago Faria, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Big Curating: Historical Intuition, Manual Research Methods, and Google Docs in the Making of the OfficeUS Repository
Ana Miljački, MIT; Michael Kubo, MIT
Mapping the Architecture of Leisure: Experiments with Mining Digital Data for Architectural Analysis
Amit Srivastava, Adelaide University; Roger Noble, Chief Technical Officer at Zegami Limited
Hybrid Questions. The Production of Data for Research in Architectural History
David Theodore, McGill University, Montreal


CHANGING IDENTITIES? PLANNING AND BUILDING IN BORDER REGIONS, A DIFFICULT EUROPEAN HERITAGE
Klaus Tragbar, Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck; Volker Ziegler, École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Strasbourg
Respondent: Ralph-Miklas Dobler, University of Bonn

Largo Porto Nuova in Trento. From an urban Central European corner to a place representative of Fascist and Republican Italy
Fabio Campolongo, Autonomous Province of Trent; Cristiana Volpi, University of Trent
Czernowitz to Chernivtsi by Cernauți: A multicultural townscape as heritage of a plural society
Paolo Cornaglia, Turin Polytechnic
Municipal baths at the beginning of the twentieth century: an example of Franco-German cultural and technical transfer in the Upper Rhine Region
Alexandre Kostka, University of Strasbourg; Christiane Weber, Leopold-Franzens University  of Innsbruck
Political Changes and ‘National Style’: Architecture and Town Planning in Poznán in the 20th century
Piotr Marciniak, Poznán University of Technology


CITIES, PRESERVATION AND VIOLENCE
Alona Nitzan-Shiftan, Technion; Heghnar Watempaugh, University of California Davis

Beyond Preservation: An Argument for Social Engagement in Post-Conflict Heritage Practice
Emily Bereskin, Technical University Berlin
A Prison for an Armenian Past.  Serp Astvadsadsin Church in Gazientep
Gül Cephanecigil, Istanbul Technical University
Heritage as a Battlefield.  Diffuse and Direct Patrimonial Violence
Celia Ghyka, Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urban Planning Bucharest
A Difficult Heritage: The legacy of fascism in contemporary Italy
Lucy Maulsby, Northeastern University


CONSTRUCTING THE ‘GEORGIAN’: ANGLO-PALLADIANISM, IDENTITY AND COLONIALISM, c. 1700 TO THE PRESENT
Elizabeth McKellar, Open University

Americans, “Georgians,” and Colonials, c. 1898
Leslie Herman Klein, Columbia University
The Elephant in the Room: Irish Palladianism in British architectural histories
Conor Lucey, Trinity College Dublin
Placemaking among the trees: Building Inns and being British on the Early American Frontier
Daniel Maudlin, University of Plymouth
From national recreation ground to luxury playground: the Chateau Hotel and the re-ordering of New Zealand’s Tongariro National Park in the 1930s
Jacqueline Naismith, Massey University
Hardy Wilson, Georgian Revival and Race in 20th-century Australia
Deborah van der Plaat, University of Queensland


EXPLORING REGIONALITY IN THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE LATE MEDIEVAL TOWER HOUSE
Andrew Tierney, Dublin

– The Southern Tower House in Portugal
João Vieira Caldas, Universidade de Lisboa
– The Kulla or Tower House, in Kosovo: Is it a Specific Ottoman House or a “Classical” Tower House Implanted in the Balkan Peninsula?
Valérie Maire, Paris-Est University
– A Mediterranean Late-medieval Network: The Defensive Towers of Puglia
Angelo Maggi, Università IUAV di Venezia
– Between Residential Tower and Military Fortification: the example of Torre Caracciolo (c. 1500)
Paolo Sanvito, DIARC University Federico II Naples


FORMALIZATIONS OF AMBIENCE SINCE THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
Joseph Clarke, University of Toronto

Architecture as the Production of Atmospheres: The Early Contribution of Richard Lucae (1829-1877)
Jasper Cepl, Hochschule Anhalt, Dessau
The Ambience of Commerce: A 19th-century Utopian Marketplace
Irene Cheng, California College of the Arts
Through the Network of Wires: Two Projects by Richard Lippold
Alice Friedman, Wellesley College
Barefoot in January: Temperature, Sensation, and the Visualization of Energy
Albert Narath, University of California, Santa Cruz
Refractions Reflected in a Ripple Tank, Reconsidered (1951)
Sabine von Fischer, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne


HOUSING AND THE GRASSROOTS: RETHINKING PRODUCTION AND AGENCY IN THE ARCHITECTURE OF DWELLING
Tom Avermaete, Delft University of Technology; Nelson Mota, Delft University of Technology

Knowledge Formation by Architects and Workers in Assisted Self-help: Recalling the Fractured History of Portuguese Experiments from the Dictatorships to Political Democracy, 1950-1980
Tiago Castela, University of Coimbra; José António Bandeirinha, University of Coimbra
Architecture in Utopia?  Agencies of design in Zurich’s alternative housing
Irinia Davidovici, ETH Zurich
The Battle for the City: 1970s architects between luttes urbanines and rénovation urbaine
Isabelle Doucet, University of Manchester
Arne Korsmo and “Hjemmets Mekano”
Espen Johnsen, University of Oslo
Berlin’s Building Groups—A Bottom-Up Initiative in a highly Professionalized Environment
Florian Urban, Glasgow School of Art


HOUSING: REPRESENTING FINANCE
Anne Kockelkorn, ETH Zurich; Susanne Schindler, Columbia University

Religious financing of affordable housing in Lebanon
Elie Michel Harfouche, Lebanese American University
Housing for All vs. Housing for the Market: The Transformation of the Yugoslav housing model post-1991
Dubravka Sekulić, ETH Zürich
Securitizing the Demos: Constructing the first U.S. Real Estate Financial Index, 1975-1983
Manuel Shvartzberg, Columbia University
The paradoxes of efficiency.  Housing production in Romania in the early 1970s
Dana Vais, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
A State-Supported Private Investment Model to Finance Housing in Post World War II Turkey
Nilüfer Baturayoglu Yöney, Abdullah Gül University


MODERN NATURE: THE ARCHITECTURE OF GARDENS AND LANDSCAPES
Imke van Hellemondt, VU University Amsterdam; Bruno Notteboom, University of Antwerp

The Architectural versus the Natural: The Birth of Modernist Landscape Design Theory in Hungary
Luca Csepley-Knorr, Manchester School of Architecture
From “Natural Architecture” to the “Environment” or: The Legacy of Holism in Systems-Thinking in Vienna’s Garden Settlements, 1921-1953
Sophie Hochhäusl, Boston University
“Empathetic modernism”: Hermann Mattern’s new naturalism and the modernisation of German landscape architecture around 1930
Lars Hopstock, Technical University of Munich
Nature Worship or effective landscape planning?  Reconsidering the narrative of Swedish Modernist landscape Architecture
Catherine Nolin, Stockholm University


THE MODERN VILLAGE
Neta Feniger, Technion, Ayala Levin, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Le Corbusier’s Proposal for World War II Refugees: Le ‘Murondins’
Mary McLeod, Columbia University
Against the Migrant Tide: The Prussian Settlement Commission, from Posen to Togo, 1886 to 1924
Hollyamber Kennedy, Columbia University
– ‘Emerging’ Rural Networks and Planned Communities in Postcolonial Zambia
Petros Phokaides, National Technical University of Athens
The La Martella Village in Matera.  Rural Modernity in Postwar Southern Italy
Michele Tenzon, The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London
Modeling the Global Village
Olga Touloumi, Bard College


OPEN SESSION
Sussan Babaie, Courtauld Institute of Art; Ola Uduku, University of Edinburgh

Towards a Narrative of Connected Geographies: Display of Architecture and Transnational History
Marianna Charitonidou, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre Le Défense and National Technical University of Athens
Criminality and Public Opinion: Architectural Reformation among Parisian Prisons, 1778-1799
Jennifer Ferng, University of Sydney
Building a National Identity: The Representation of Estado Novo during the Exposicao do Mundo Portugues 1940
Annarita Gori, University of Lisbon
‘The most architectural slums in Europe’: Patrick Abercrombie’s Dublin
Brian Ward, Dublin Institute of Technology/University College Dublin


ORNAMENT AND THE RENEWAL OF ARCHITECTURE IN THE 19th CENTURY
Ralph Ghoche, Columbia University; Martin Bressani, McGill University

Ornamental Crises: Architecture and Modern Subjectivity in Victorian Britain
Alex Bremner, University of Edinburgh
Directional Decoration: Orientation and Ornamentation in Gottfried Semper and his Followers
Spyros Papapetros, Princeton University
19th-century utopian movements, architecture and ornament
Antoine Picon, Harvard University
The study of ornament and the shaping of a new architecture in 19th-century Belgium
Daniela Prina, University of Liege
From Herbal to Grammar: Theorizing Ornament
Estelle Thibault, École d’architecture Paris Belleville


PRE-MODERN ARCHITECTURE AND THE SHIFT OF HISTORIOGRAPHY
Christian Freigang, Free University, Berlin

Problem? No Problem
Maarten Delbeke, Ghent University; Andrew Leach, Griffith University
Shift-Return
Kyle Dugdale, Yale University
A Byzantinist with an interest in architecture or an architectural historian specializing in “things” Byzantine?
Iuliana Gavril, Anglia Ruskin University
Pre-modern architecture and the shift of Historiography
Bernd Nicolai, University of Bern
Fictive (his)stories
Daria Ricchi, Princeton University
Early Modern Architecture Now
Freek Schmidt, VU University Amsterdam


A QUESTION OF “SHARED CULTURE” OR OF “(SELECTIVE) BORROWING(S)”? TWENTIETH-CENTURY COLONIAL PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENTS SEEN FROM A TRANSNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
Johan Lagae, Ghent University; Ana Vaz Milheiro, University of Lisbon

“Let the People know how and where to Build”: Architecture and (In)dependence in Burma, 1948-1962
Jeffrey Cody, Getty Conservation Institute
Shared Culture versus Exclusive Culture: The Architecture of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) Hospitals, 1870s-1940s
Sara Ebrahimi, University College Dublin
French Planning Bureaucrats in Algeria: De Gaulle’s Mass Housing Regulations, 1959-1963
Samia Henni, ETH Zurich
Far Away from Berlin? A Comparative Interpretation of School and Hospital
Christoph Schnoor, Unitec Institute of Technology
Response: Sharing or Borrowing?
Peter Scriver, University of Adelaide


TIME TRAVEL
Mari Lending, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen, Yale University

Obsolete in Reverse
Daniel Abramson, Tufts University
Highway Historicities: How Architecture Shaped Developmentalist Time
Lucia Allais, Princeton University
The Anachronistic in Architecture
Anne Bordeleau, University of Waterloo
‘We are identified with time’: Intersections of architecture, history and experience in Royal Academy Lectures
Sigrid de Jong, Leiden University
Terragni’s Casa de Fascio and its Afterlife
Romy Golan, CUNY Graduate Center
Planetarium in Reverse: Reconstructions of the Future in 1930s Moscow
Juliet Koss, Scripps College
The Helix, Schinkel’s Time Machine
Steven Lauritano, Yale University
Truth and Time: The Lantern Slide Shows of Frederick H. Evans
Dervla MacManus, University College Dublin
Family of Minds: Plain Arts
Eliana Sousa Santos, Coimbra University
– Ornamental Extinctions: Soane and Gandy’s Endangered Neoclassicism
Markikka Trotter, Harvard University


WHAT IS EUROPE?
Mark Crinson, University of Manchester

The Buddha’s Europe (or should it be Europe’s Buddha?) How ‘Europe’ Was Transformed through the Study of Buddhist Architecture
Vimalin Rujivacharakul, University of Delaware
Architecture, Migration, and Spaces of Exception in Europe
Itohan Osayimwese, Brown University
Provincializing colonial architecture: European architecture seen from modern Egypt
Mercedes Volait, Institut national d’histoire de l’art, Paris
Europe: Post-coffee house, post-museum, into the unknown
Jorge Figueira, University of Coimbra
Europe, Le Corbusier and the Balkans
Mirjana Lozanovska, Deakin University


THE ‘WORK’ OF ARCHITECTURE: LABOUR THEORY AND THE PRODUCTION OF ARCHITECTURE
Roy Kozlovsky, Tel Aviv University; Lutz Robbers, RWTH Aachen

The Vocation of the Architect: Psychotechnics and the Labor of Design
James Graham, Columbia University
Superstudio’s “Refusal of Work” and Playing with Architecture
Ross K. Elfline, Carleton College
Putting Authorship to an End: Constructing the Shaker Period Room at the Met
Athanasiou Geolas, Cornell University
The Missing Unions of Architectural Labor
Peggy Deamer, Yale University
50 Cents a Foot, 80,000 Buckets: Efficiency at Work in Concrete Shell Construction
María González Pendás, Columbia University

 


International Scientific Committee:

  • Kathleen James-Chakraborty, University College Dublin, chair
  • Sussan Babaie, Courtauld Institute of Art, London
  • Jiat-Hwee Chang, University of Singapore
  • Jorge Correia, University of Minho
  • Christian Freigang, Free University, Berlin
  • Hilde Heynen, Catholic University Leuven
  • Alona Nitzan-Shiftan, Technion, Haifa
  • Nasser Rabbat, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
  • Michela Rosso, Turin Polytechnic
  • Mariann Simon, Corvinus University of Budapest
  • Ola Uduku, University of Edinburgh