The Core of Architecture’s Discourse Now: A New Generation of Scholar-Critics Speaks Out

Organized by Harvard Design Magazine.

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Introduction by William S. Saunders, Editor, Harvard Design Magazine.
Moderator and discussant:
Timothy Hyde, Associate Professor of Architecture, GSD, whose current research focuses onconcepts of artifice in architectural, literary, legal, and cultural theory in the twentieth century; author, A Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in the Cuban Republic (forthcoming, University of Minnesota Press); editor, Governing by Design: Architecture, Economy, and Politics in the Twentieth Century (forthcoming, University of Pittsburgh Press).
George P. Dodds, Associate Professor, James R. Cox Professor, University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design, ACSA Distinguished Professor, Executive Editor, Journal of Architectural Education; author, Building Desire: On the Barcelona Pavilion and Body and Building: Essays on the Changing Relation of Body and Architecture
David Gissen, associate professor of architecture and visual studies and coordinator of the history/theory curriculum for architecture at the California College of theArts; author, Subnature: Architecture’s Other Environment; guest editor, AD: Territory: Architecture Beyond Environmenteditor, Big and Green.
Simon Sadler, Professor of Architectural and Urban History, University of California, Davis; author, The Situationist City and Archigram: Architecture withoutArchitecture; researcher on countercultural design, the legacies of thelate avant-garde, and the ways in which design is employed to model complicated concerns and processes.
Meredith tenHoor, Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, Pratt Institute; author and co-editor, Street Value: Shopping, Planning and Politics at Fulton Mall; and “The Architect’s Farm” in Above the Pavement, the Farm; research focuses on the political economy of modern architecture, including her dissertation at Princeton University, a history of food, architecture, and biopolitics in postwar Paris.

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