SoA Faculty Present at National and International Conferences

August 7, 2017

Faculty members from the School of Architecture have presented papers and projects at national and international conferences this summer.

Nadia Anderson presented “Gentrification: The New Urban Renewal, Cherry, Charlotte, NC” at the 48th Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison, WI, June 1-4. 

Thomas Forget presented "Change of Scale: A Model of City as Territory" in the session City Models: Making and Remaking Urban Space at the 70th Annual International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) at the University of Strathclyde, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, June 7-11.  

Emily Makas presented "Interpreting Mostar in the City’s Museums" at the International Federation for Public History (IFPH-FIHP) 4th Annual Conference at the University of Bologna, Campus Ravenna, Italy, June 5-9.  A week later, she presented "Multiculturalism in Public Histories of Mostar and Sarajevo since the Bosnian War" at the European Architectural History Network (EAHN) 2017 Conference at the Van Lear Jerusalem Institute, June 13-15.

Jefferson Ellinger presented "Next Generation Building Technologies: A Different Path Towards Commercialization," and Peter Wong and SoA Director Chris Jarret presented "RAW: Social and Economic Complexity in Wilmore" at the 2017 Architecture Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) Conference “Architecture of Complexity” at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, June 14-17. Mona Azarbayjani’s co-authored papers, “Visual Qualities and Perceived Thermal Comfort” and “Questionnaire Survey on Factors Influencing Occupant’s Overall Satisfaction on Different Office Layout in a Mixed-Humid Climate,” were also presented at the 2017 ARCC Conference.

Zhongjie Lin presented “Rethinking the Compact City” at the 11th International Association for China Planning (IACP) Conference in Harbin, China, June 16-18; and "Toward an Asian Sustainable Urbanism” and “Suzhou Industrial Park: A Case Study in Town Building Based on Singapore Model” at the Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) 2017 International Conference, “Design to Thrive,” in Edinburgh, Scotland, July 3-5.     

Ming-Chun Lee presented "From Blue-Printing to Finger-Printing: Building Healthy Communities with Scenario Planning” at CUPUM 2017, the 15th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management, held at the University of South Australia in Adelaide, July 11-14. His paper will be published as a book chapter in Planning Support Science for Smarter Urban Futures by Springer Press. 

Rachel Dickey presented “Soft Computing in Design: Developing Automation Strategies from Material Indeterminacies” at CAADFutures 2017: Future Trajectories of Computation in Design, at Istanbul Technical University in Istanbul, Turkey, July 12-14.

Kyounghee Kim presented "Bio-climatic Design: Double Skin Facades Climate Implications on System Selection" at the International Conference on Environment, Energy, and Sustainability on August 7 in Phuket, Thailand.