Announcements

  1. Emotional Escapes: Affective Sites and Spaces of Cultural Resistance in Tehran
    Room 322, Rudolph Hall, Yale University
    09.24.18

  2. Tom Dioro talks to Michael Osman
    The Modern Architect Radio Show + Podcast

    In Season 3: Episode 36 of The Modern Architect Radio Show + Podcast host Tom Dioro talks to Michael Osman, Chair of Aggregate, and Associate Professor and t...Read more

  3. Paul Rudolph: Playing the Campus
    UMass Darthmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts
    04.16.18 – 04.28.18

  4. Evidence and Narrative in Architectural History: An Interdisciplinary Seminar
    Boston University, Photonics Building, Room 203, 8 St. Mary's Street, Boston
    03.23.18

    How does architectural history's use of evidence and narrative relate to other fields in the humanities, arts, sciences, social sciences, and professions? How specifically do architectural historians choose evidence to make arguments and develop struc...Read more

  5. FAAC Your Syllabus!
    Parsons School of Design, New York
    – 03.09.18

    Feminist Pedagogy Workshop


    April 21–22, 2018 at Parsons School of Design, New York

    Part of the exhibition Now What?! Advocacy, Acti...Read more

  6. CALL FOR PAPERS: Graduate Student Conference, "Town & Country: Architecture Between Dichotomies"
    Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University
    – 01.14.17

    Date: May 4–5, 2018
    Keynote Speaker: To be announced
    Organizer: Ph.D. Program in Architecture, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University

    The bourgeoisie h...Read more

  7. Black Spaces Matter: Exploring the Aesthetics and Architectonics of an Abolitionist Neighborhood
    McCormick Gallery, Boston Architectural College, 320 Newbury Street, Boston
    11.19.17 – 01.29.18

  8. Special Issue: Boundaries, Flows, and the Construction of Muslim Selves through Architecture
    International Journal of Islamic Architecture
    – 10.30.17

    CALL FOR PAPERS | International Journal of Islamic Architecture


    Special Issue: Boundaries, Flows, and the Construction of Muslim Selves thr...Read more

  9. Structural Instability: History, Environment, and Risk in Architecture
    Department of Architecture, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania
    – 11.15.17

    Structural Instability: History, Environment, and Risk in Architecture


    Department of Architecture, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania
    April 5-7, 2018

    Abstracts due November 15, 2017Read more

  10. Evidence and Narrative in Architectural History
    Sharp Building, Room 327, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    09.16.17

  11. Reflecting on Techniques
    The Pipe Factory, Glasgow, Scotland
    06.08.17 – 06.09.17

    The Pipe Factory
    42 Bain Street, Glasgow, G40 2LA

    Thursday, 8 June, 5:20 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.
    Friday, 9 June, 7:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

    How is architecture not just productive of, but also formed by the various w...Read more

  12. Landscapes of Development Symposium
    Princeton University School of Architecture
    04.28.17

  13. One Complex Situation: Histories of Observation in Architecture
    Princeton University School of Architecture
    04.07.17



    Princeton University School of Architecture
    Friday, April 7, 2017
    Betts Auditorium, 10:00 a.m. to...Read more

  14. Architectures, Natures & Data: The Politics of Environments
    Estonian Writers' House, Tallinn
    04.21.17 – 04.22.17

    Architectures, Natures & Data: The Politics of Environments


    April 21–22, 2017
    Estonian Writers' House, Tallinn, Estonia

    Two themes stand out prom...Read more

  15. Newish Media: A Conversation with Lucia Allais and John May
    Harvard University Graduate School of Design
    02.22.17


    Image (left): Walden (first digital scanned image, by Russell Kirsch/NIST, 1957); Image (right): Institut Geographie França...Read more

  16. The Historian and the X
    Princeton University School of Architecture
    02.10.17



    The Historian and the X
    An Aggregate/Mellon Mini-Symposium on Historio...Read more

  17. The Struggle that is Democracy: Perspectives from Architecture and Urban Planning
    University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
    – 10.20.16



    A Talk by Ceasar McDowell, Professor of the Practice of Community D...Read more

  18. CFP: The City after Freddie Gray
    105th ACSA Annual Meeting, Detroit
    – 09.21.16

    The City after Freddie Gray: From Acquiescent to Heady Urbanism
    Topic Chair: Erkin Özay, University At Buffalo, SUNY

    A month before Freddie Gray's arrest, in an op-ed piece about Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester ne...Read more

  19. Iconoclasm and Vandalism at the Getty Center
    Getty Research Institute
    – 10.03.16



    Iconoclasm raises contentious questions that transcend cultural and temporal boundaries. It can be understood as vandalism, destruction,...Read more

  20. Call for Abstracts: Issue 05 "Conflicts of Interest"
    ARPA Journal
    09.01.16

    "Conflicts of interest" are said to compromise the impartiality of research, but what would it mean to be disinterested? Ethical codes warn us that researchers' objectivity can be corrupted by a clashing set of interests—those of funding agencies...Read more

  21. What Is the Urban?
    Iowa State University
    04.04.16 – 04.05.16

    What Is the Urban? Registers of a World Interior
    Iowa State University
    April 4 and 5, 2016

    The urban, long a popular topic of inquiry, has become an unavoidable condition for contemporary life. For many d...Read more

  22. Obsolescence in Architecture
    University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
    04.14.16



    Obsolescence in Architecture
    A Lecture by Daniel M. Abramson
    Claire T. Carney Library, The Grand Readin...Read more

  23. "Publish or Perish"?: Disseminating Research in Architecture
    University of Technology Sydney
    03.22.16 – 03.22.16

    "Publish or Perish"?: Disseminating Research in Architecture


    Organised by Jennifer Ferng and Charles Rice

    9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2016
    Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building Read more

  24. Call for Papers | Anthropology and Architecture: Misplaced Conversations
    Architectural Theory Review 21.2
    – 04.04.16

    Call for Papers
    Anthropology and Architecture: Misplaced Conversations
    Architectural Theory Review 21.2
    Deadline: April 4, 2016

    According to anecdote, Claude Levi-Strauss hosted Le Corbusie...Read more

  25. Call for Papers | Olfaction and Preservation
    Future Anterior
    – 02.22.16

    Call for Papers
    Olfaction and Preservation
    Special issue co-edited by Jorge Otero-Pailos and Adam Jasper
    Extended Deadline: Monday, 22 February 2016

    Future Anterior publishes essays that ex...Read more

  26. Call for Papers: Animal Mineral Vegetable
    Architectural Theory Review 21.1
    – 12.31.15

    Call for Papers
    Architectural Theory Review 21.1 Animal Mineral Vegetable
    Deadline: December 31, 2015

    Animal, mineral, vegetable? For P...Read more

  27. New Website | Aquarius Redux: Rethinking Architecture's Counterculture
    University of Sydney, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning
    – 11.01.15

    The website for the 2016 symposium at the University of Sydney—Aquarius Redux: Rethinking Architecture's Counterculture—is now live at http://sydney.edu.au/architecture/aq...Read more

  28. Aggregate at the Chicago Architecture Biennial: Architecture and Inequality
    The Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute Chicago
    11.07.15

    Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative at the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

    Saturday, November 7, 2015, 9:30-11:30 AM
    The Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute...Read more

  29. Call for Proposals: The Architecture of Capital
    Panel at the Association of American Geographers' Annual Meeting, Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, CA
    03.29.16 – 04.02.16

    The Architecture of Capital: Rethinking the Geographies of Design in a Planetary Moment

    CFP for the Association of American Geographers' Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 29–April 2, 2016

    ...Read more

  30. Call for Proposals: Aquarius Redux
    University of Sydney, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning
    – 11.01.15

    Aquarius Redux: Rethinking Architecture's Counterculture

    4–5 July 2016

    Aquarius Redux seeks to revisit, reconsider, reimagine and expand histories of countercultural architecture.

    T...Read more

  31. Call for Submissions: ARPA Journal
    Columbia University GSAPP
    – 09.01.15

    ISSUE 04: INSTRUMENTS OF SERVICE


    "Instruments of Service" is a class of legally protected work products defined in the American Institute of Architects' "A201-2007 General Conditions" as "representations, in any medium of express...Read more

  32. Aggregate at CCA
    Canadian Centre for Architecture
    07.06.15 – 07.10.15

    The Canadian Centre for Architecture's 2015 edition of the Toolkit for Today Summer Seminar will take place on July 6–10, 2015. Aggregate has been asked to host a series of seminars for PhD candidates f...Read more

  33. John May: Field Notes from the Instruments Project
    Journal of Architectural Education
    03.01.15



    Guest edited by Timothy Hyde, the latest iss...Read more

  34. CRITICAL DESIGN / CRITICAL FUTURES
    The Chace Center, RISD Museum of Art
    04.24.15



    A symposium presented by the RISD-BROWN Critical Design Research Initiative.

    Friday, April 24, 2015, 9:30–5:30 p.m.
    The Chace Center, RISD...Read more

  35. Reinventing the American Postindustrial City
    Journal of Urban History
    03.01.15



    Special issue of the Journal of Urban History, "Reinventing the American Postindustrial City," guest edited by Read more

  36. Aggregate named one of Metropolis Magazine's 2015 Game Changers



    "Dissolving disciplinary conventions," David Huber writes, "Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative is preparing the grounds for a...Read more

  37. The Inaugural Detlef Mertins Lecture on the Histories of Modernity
    Columbia GSAPP, Wood Auditorium
    15.02.11



    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 6:30pm
    Wood Audito...Read more

  38. We Can't Breathe
    Columbia GSAPP, Low Library Rotunda
    02.06.15



    Friday, February 6, 2015 12:00pm
    Low Library Rotunda

    Kathy Boudin,...Read more

  39. 2015 Buell Dissertation Colloquium
    Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture
    – 01.12.15

    Call for Papers

    Submissions due: January 12, 2015

    The Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture invites submissions for its biennial Dissertation Colloquium, to be held on May 8–9, 2015, at Columbi...Read more

  40. Call for Papers: Architectural Theory Review 20.1 Terra Firma
    Architectural Theory Review
    – 12.31.14

    Editor Jennifer Ferng

    Deadline: 31 December 2014

    180 million years ago, Australia was once enmeshed as part of the Gondwanaland supercontinent, which included Africa, South America, and Antarctica. Early antiquarian m...Read more

  41. The Building, Symposium
    Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
    11.15.14 – 11.15.14

    The Building

    The Building, symposium
    Saturday 15 November, 9:30 AM to 5:30 ...Read more

  42. The Instruments Project: Princeton Conversations
    Princeton School of Architecture
    11.21.14 – 11.22.14

    The Instruments Project is a research project that examines the philosophical and historical dimensions of architecture's current technological predicament. Going beyond the usual view of architectural knowledge as hopelessly "instrumentalized," the p...Read more

  43. Call for Papers: OBSERVATIONS
    MOINOPOLIS
    05.15.14 – 09.15.14

    Observations

    Concepts of security are radically changing with the spread of the network society. Global trends such as smart cities and gated communities, as well as new technologies such as CCTV (closed-circuit television...Read more

  44. The Avery Review
    Columbia University GSAPP Books

    A Digital Periodical of critical essays on architecture

    The Avery Review is a new online journal dedicated to thinking about books, buildings, and other architectural media. We see the genres of the rev...Read more

  45. Call for Applications: Grants to Individuals
    Graham Foundation
    08.18.14 – 09.15.14

    Call for Applications: Grants to Individuals
    Deadline September 15, 2014

    The Graham Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2015 Grants to Individuals. Since 1956, the Graham Foundation ha...Read more

  46. Kapital Architecture | London Festival of Architecture
    London, UK
    06/03/2014 – 06/28/2014

    Kapital Architecture is a four-part public debate series exploring architecture through the lens of the 2014 London Festival of Architecture theme: Capital. It runs the 3, 12, 19 and 28 June.

    The series adopts four key concepts to examine ...Read more

  47. The Instruments Project, Workshop IV
    MIT School of Architecture + Planning, 10-105 (Vannevar Bush Room)
    04.05.14

    Caught between technophilia and technophobia, the fields of architecture, landscape, and urbanism are unable to articulate the material and epistemic conditions under which they labor today. Architectural techniques and tools remain consigned to the ce...Read more

  48. Does Drawing Have a Future?
    MIT School of Architecture + Planning, 7-429 (Long Lounge)
    04.04.14

    Just as voice-recognition and "informational shorthand" systems (text messaging, gestural typing, etc.) have radically reshaped the technical relationship between thinking and writing, "real time" machinic processes and simulations have now completely ...Read more

  49. Call for Abstracts: the ARPA Journal
    Columbia University GSAPP
    02.11.14 – 03.01.14

    The ARPA Journal
    Applied Research Practices in Architecture


    Research is everywhere. Architects incite action, design materials and archive cities. They capitalize upon the excess energy of practice to launch unsolici...Read more

  50. RESOURCE HISTORIES, Aggregate PLOTS Symposium

    03.27.14 – 03.28.14

    What new questions and methods emerge when architectural history engages resources such as energy, capital, information, and expertise?

    LECTURE + PANEL


    March 27, at 6:00PM
    Pratt Institute, Higgins Hal...Read more

  51. Call for Proposals: MANIFEST, Issue No. 2, "Kingdoms of God"

    02.03.14 – 03.14.14

    Call for Proposals

    MANIFEST, an annual independent print journal on American architecture and urbanism, is requesting text, project, and photogra...Read more

  52. Call for Submissions: BRACKET [takes action]

    02.15.14 – 02.28.14

    "When humans assemble, spatial conflicts arise. Spatial planning is often considered the management of spatial conflicts."—Markus Miessen


    Read more

  53. Industries of Architecture, Call for Papers
    School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University, UK
    01.18.14 – 05.01.14

    INDUSTRIES OF ARCHITECTURE:
    RELATIONS, PROCESS, PRODUCTION


    11th International AHRA (Architectural Humanities Research Association) Conference

    13 – 15 November 2014, Newcastle University, SAPL, and ...Read more

  54. Bankrupt, Call for Presenters
    University of Michigan Doctoral Studies in Architecture and Urban Planning
    11.12.13 – 01.01.14

    BANKRUPT

    Call for Presenters

    University of Michigan Doctoral Studies in Architecture and Urban Planning
    Triennial Graduate Student Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, April 4-5, 2014

    The Doctora...Read more

  55. Archiving Risk, Call for Papers
    UCLA Urban Humanities Initiative
    10.21.13 – 12.01.13

    ARCHIVING RISK:
    Contributions from the History of Architecture and Urbanism
    is sponsored by the UCLA Urban Humanities Initiative and the ...Read more

  56. Aggregate Fall Conference and Website Launch
    The Daniels Faculty of Architecture at the University of Toronto
    09.20.13 – 09.21.13

    Aggregate is meeting with collaborators at the University of Toronto in September 2013 to launch our new web-based platform for the production, peer review, and multimedia publication of innovative scholarship. This online platform will advance the col...Read more

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