Architecture and Design

Photographic Architecture in the Twentieth Century Photographic Architecture in the Twentieth Century Claire Zimmerman 2014 Spring
How photography shaped modern architecture
Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment Henri Lefebvre Lukasz Stanek, Editor 2014 Spring
The relationship between bodily pleasure, space, and architecture—from one of the twentieth century’s most important urban theorists
City Choreographer: Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America City Choreographer Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America Alison Bick Hirsch 2014 Spring
How Lawrence Halprin’s choreographic design method mitigated the alienating effects of urban renewal and enriched contemporary urban design
The Social Project: Housing Postwar France The Social Project Housing Postwar France Kenny Cupers 2014 Spring
Maps the architectural, cultural, and intellectual history of suburbanization in postwar France
Architecture since 1400 Architecture since 1400 Kathleen James-Chakraborty 2013 Fall
A sweeping global history of the built environment over six centuries, highlighting the social context in which buildings are commissioned, designed, and constructed
Manhattan Atmospheres: Architecture, the Interior Environment, and Urban Crisis Manhattan Atmospheres Architecture, the Interior Environment, and Urban Crisis David Gissen 2013 Fall
Examines the impact of New York City’s monumental late-modern architecture on the restructuring of the city
New Architecture on Indigenous Lands New Architecture on Indigenous Lands Joy Monice Malnar and Frank Vodvarka 2013 Spring
Tribal architecture gets back to its Native roots—and becomes something new
Pedestrian Modern: Shopping and American Architecture, 1925–1956 Pedestrian Modern Shopping and American Architecture, 1925–1956 David Smiley 2013 Spring
How the design of stores and shopping centers shaped modern architecture in the United States
Commemorating and Forgetting: Challenges for the New South Africa Commemorating and Forgetting Challenges for the New South Africa Martin J. Murray 2013 Spring
Reshaping the past for a livable present through “landscapes of remembrance” composed of art and architecture, museums and memorials
Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury America Designing the Creative Child Playthings and Places in Midcentury America Amy F. Ogata 2013 Spring
The construction of the “creative child” as Cold War America’s best hope for the future
House, but No Garden: Apartment Living in Bombay’s Suburbs, 1898–1964 House, but No Garden Apartment Living in Bombay’s Suburbs, 1898–1964 Nikhil Rao 2012 Fall
The emergence of apartment living in the suburbs in mid-twentieth-century Bombay
Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933–1959 Constitutional Modernism Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933–1959 Timothy Hyde 2012 Fall
How architecture, law, and urbanism shaped the premises of civil society in Cuba
Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America Little White Houses How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America Dianne Harris 2012 Fall
How the ordinary American house contributed to definitions of middle-class whiteness and an exclusionary housing market in the postwar era
Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field Unlearning the City Infrastructure in a New Optical Field Swati Chattopadhyay 2012 Fall
A new way to describe the city—through the lens of popular culture and street life
The Modern Architectural Landscape The Modern Architectural Landscape Caroline Constant 2012 Spring
Examines the overlooked contributions of modern architects to landscape design