Society of Architectural Historians

Society of Architectural Historians The Society of Architectural Historians in an international nonprofit organization that promotes the study, interpretation, and conservation of the built environment worldwide for the benefit of all.

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#GivingTuesday is almost over, but it's not too late to support SAH IDEAS fellowships for underrepresented students & em...
12/02/2020

#GivingTuesday is almost over, but it's not too late to support SAH IDEAS fellowships for underrepresented students & emerging professionals of color. $5000 of gifts will be matched, but let's not stop there! Donate online or text DONATE to 1-301-300-2026. https://www.sah.org/about-sah/support-sah/giving-tuesday-2020

Your gift today supports research fellowships for underrepresented students & emerging professionals of color. Text DONA...
12/01/2020

Your gift today supports research fellowships for underrepresented students & emerging professionals of color. Text DONATE to 1-312-300-2026, to give a standard $25 donation, or specify any other amount--text DONATE10 to give $10, DONATE100 to give $100, etc. #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is here! Today, the first $5000 of support will be matched, so your gifts to support underrepresented gra...
12/01/2020

#GivingTuesday is here! Today, the first $5000 of support will be matched, so your gifts to support underrepresented graduate students and emerging professionals of color will have an even greater impact. It's easy to give online or by phone. https://www.sah.org/about-sah/support-sah/giving-tuesday-2020

You've done Black Friday. ✔️You've done Cyber Monday. ✔️Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday!This is your chance to support resear...
11/30/2020

You've done Black Friday. ✔️
You've done Cyber Monday. ✔️
Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday!
This is your chance to support research fellowships for scholars from underrepresented communities. It's easy to give online, or by text. https://www.sah.org/about-sah/support-sah/giving-tuesday-2020

Modernism in America Awards
11/26/2020
Modernism in America Awards

Modernism in America Awards

The Modernism in America Awards is the only national program that celebrates the people and projects working to preserve, restore and rehabilitate our modern heritage sensitively and productively.

Sharing the good news about SAH’s new research fellowships for young scholars of color.  Please support.  Your gift will...
11/26/2020

Sharing the good news about SAH’s new research fellowships for young scholars of color. Please support. Your gift will be match dollar for dollar by a generous SAH Board member!

Join us Dec 1st in celebrating #GivingTuesday, a global movement to support the organizations that make our communities stronger. Your gifts on #GivingTuesday will help fund fellowships for underrepresented students and emerging professionals of color. https://sah.ps.membersuite.com/donations/MakeDonation.aspx

Join us Dec 1st in celebrating #GivingTuesday, a global movement to support the organizations that make our communities ...
11/25/2020

Join us Dec 1st in celebrating #GivingTuesday, a global movement to support the organizations that make our communities stronger. Your gifts on #GivingTuesday will help fund fellowships for underrepresented students and emerging professionals of color. https://sah.ps.membersuite.com/donations/MakeDonation.aspx

Society of Architectural Historians
11/20/2020

Society of Architectural Historians

"For us architecture peeps, it’s difficult to accept that place may matter less in the post-COVID world." Annmarie Adams discusses the growing importance of domestic architecture a season of global change. https://archiparlour.org/this-is-where-we-live/

"For us architecture peeps, it’s difficult to accept that place may matter less in the post-COVID world." Annmarie Adams...
11/18/2020

"For us architecture peeps, it’s difficult to accept that place may matter less in the post-COVID world." Annmarie Adams discusses the growing importance of domestic architecture a season of global change. https://archiparlour.org/this-is-where-we-live/

Congratulations to the eighteen recipients of the 2020 Modernism in America Awards presented by Docomomo US. "These proj...
11/17/2020
Modernism in America Awards

Congratulations to the eighteen recipients of the 2020 Modernism in America Awards presented by Docomomo US. "These projects highlight the best in preservation practice by today’s architects, designers, preservation professionals, and grassroots advocates." https://docomomo-us.org/events/modernism-in-america-awards

The Modernism in America Awards is the only national program that celebrates the people and projects working to preserve, restore and rehabilitate our modern heritage sensitively and productively.

SAH is celebrating 80 years of supporting the architectural history community. As part of our celebration, we are hostin...
11/03/2020

SAH is celebrating 80 years of supporting the architectural history community. As part of our celebration, we are hosting a silent auction that will benefit our current & future programs. Register for the auction & browse the catalog of unique items here: https://event.auctria.com/a87693d2-51d1-4274-a641-eba5f0f89b46/

Nov 2-6, Toolkit for Today will offer a week of seminars and events that invite scholars to share their methods with doc...
10/30/2020
Toolkit for Today: In the Planetary Field

Nov 2-6, Toolkit for Today will offer a week of seminars and events that invite scholars to share their methods with doctoral students. Conversations will address the field as part of an architectural culture defined by environmental and social urgency. https://www.cca.qc.ca/en/events/75495/toolkit-for-today-in-the-planetary-field

Robert Del Tredici, soccer field, Welcome Township, Port Hope, Ontario. Chromogenic colour print, 35.4 x 53.1 cm. PH2018:0010:026, CCA, gift of the artist. © Robert Del Tredici / CARCC-Copyright Visual Arts

"A new feature-length documentary film profiling the meticulous, Harboe Architects-led restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright...
10/27/2020
A Brad Pitt-narrated documentary about restoring the Unity Temple will soon be available for streaming

"A new feature-length documentary film profiling the meticulous, Harboe Architects-led restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple in Oak Park, Illinois, will be available to stream for a limited time on Vimeo starting October 30." https://www.archpaper.com/2020/10/brad-pitt-narrated-documentary-about-restoring-unity-temple-will-soon-be-available-for-streaming/

Starting October 30, a documentary about the restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple will show how the iconic structure was brought back to life.

The rugged landscapes of the Pacific Northwest serve as a major influence in early design renderings of the planned main...
10/20/2020
Get an early glimpse of the new timber-topped main terminal at Portland International Airport

The rugged landscapes of the Pacific Northwest serve as a major influence in early design renderings of the planned main terminal at Portland International Airport. The design will boast “nature-infused interiors” and a "spacious, versatile footprint." https://www.archpaper.com/2020/10/get-an-early-glimpse-of-the-new-timber-topped-main-terminal-at-the-portland-international-airport/

ZGF is celebrating its 80th anniversary with new renderings of the future main terminal at the Portland International Airport.

Design Miami is raising funds to help restoration efforts in Beruit after a devastating explosion two months ago. The in...
10/19/2020
Architects for Beirut

Design Miami is raising funds to help restoration efforts in Beruit after a devastating explosion two months ago. The initiative offers a shoppable collection of 100+ original architectural drawings & artworks donated by renowned & rising star architects. https://shop.designmiami.com/blogs/news/architects-for-beirut

Art, design, and architecture lovers around the world hold Beirut—its beauty and the wellspring of creativity that flows from it—in their hearts. The city's intense suffering this year has spurred many to act. Today, in partnership with esteemed members of the international architectural communi...

Art and Architecture go hand-in-hand. This is certainly true as artist Andrew LaMar Hopkins reimagines the antebellum hi...
10/16/2020
Artist Andrew LaMar Hopkins Reimagines the Antebellum History of Southern Port Cities

Art and Architecture go hand-in-hand. This is certainly true as artist Andrew LaMar Hopkins reimagines the antebellum history of southern port cities. https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/andrew-lamar-hopkins-venus-over-manhattan

The gallery show features new portraits, miniatures, and architectural tableaux, all related to the complexity of Creole identities and the antebellum history of the American South

What is the nature of architecture in Angola? The BANGA group is an initiative of Angolan architects who, motivated by A...
10/09/2020
The Pursuit of an Identity for Angolan Architecture: Interview with Grupo BANGA

What is the nature of architecture in Angola? The BANGA group is an initiative of Angolan architects who, motivated by Angola's cultural richness, decided to join forces to create and contribute not only to national architecture but to the arts in general. https://www.archdaily.com/948597/the-pursuit-of-an-identity-for-angolan-architecture-interview-with-grupo-banga

Interview with Grupo BANGA: a group of architects from Angola that started an ambitious work pursuing a new identity for Angolan architecture.

When a 150’ height limit was repealed in 1957 Los Angeles, Union Bank tower became the first high-rise built taller than...
10/07/2020

When a 150’ height limit was repealed in 1957 Los Angeles, Union Bank tower became the first high-rise built taller than city hall. Now the tower--and its landscaped plaza feature--is the first skyscraper in LA to receive a historic landmark designation. https://www.laconservancy.org/locations/union-bank-square

"Statues are not just bodies in bronze, and monuments are not just stone pillars." The Monuments Project, a five-year, q...
10/06/2020

"Statues are not just bodies in bronze, and monuments are not just stone pillars." The Monuments Project, a five-year, quarter-billion-dollar commitment by the Mellon Foundation, aims to transform the way our country’s histories are told in public spaces. https://mellon.org/topics/monuments/

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