Dissertations - Defended

Beginning again with the Classical Orders: Rhythms of Justice, Nature, and Architecture 2023 Antonios Thodis Genres of Situated Architectural Theory: Autotheory, Dialogue, and Site-Theory 2023 Ali AlYousefi Geometry and Topology: Building Machine Learning Surrogate Models with Graphic Statics Method 2023 Hao Zheng Human Dimensions of Building Performance: Sensing, Modeling, and Predicting Indoor Environmental Quality 2023 Nan (Nancy) Ma Thinking, Seeing, Practicing: From the Smithsons to Scott Brown and Venturi 2022 Taryn Mudge From Gardens to Regions and Back Again: The Career of Warren H. Manning and the Practice of Landscape Architecture 2022 Kostantinos Alexakis Hans Scharoun, Neues Bauen, and the Chinese Werkbund: The Search for Post-perspectival Space 2022 Liyang Ding Making Measurements and Crafting Evidence: the Architect-as-Surveyor in the 1920s-1940s 2022 Lori Gibbs Life on the Border: Constructing the México-US Borderlands, 1961-1971 2021 Germán Pallares-Avitia Reading and Writing a Garden, Materials of a Garden Made in Germantown, Pennsylvania (1683–1719) 2021 Miranda Mote Architecture, Environment, Development: The United States and the Making of Modern Arabia, 1949-1961 2019 Dalal Musaed Alsayer A Pictoral Vision of Space: Looking at Modern Architecture in China through Landscape Painting 2018 Linfan Liu Development of a Methodology for Fast Optimization of Building Retrofit and Decision Making Support 2018 Pengyuan Shen Detailing Worlds: A History of Architectural Particulars, 1755-1899 2018 Eric Bellin The Articulate Envelopes of Renzo Piano and Kengo Kuma 2016 Ariel Genadt The Promenades of Paris: Alphand and the Urbanization of Garden Art, 1852-1871 2015 Gideon Fink Shapiro Architecture, Advertising and Corporations, 1929-1959 2010 Grace Ong Yan Tracing the Integrations of Race and Style Theory in Nineteenth-Century Architectural Style Debates: E. E. Viollet-le-Duc and Gottfried Semper, 1834-1890 2009 Charles L. Davis II Jane Jacobs, American Architectural Criticism, and Urban Design Theory, 1935–65 2009 Peter L. Laurence Exchange of Forces: Environmental Definition of Materials in the Works of Vitruvius, Alberti, Le Corbusier, and Peter Zumthor 2009 Esra Sahin Burat Towards a Critique of an Architectural Nahdha: A Kuwaiti Example 2008 Asseel Al-Ragam Architecture in the Manner of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Ornamental Excess and the Apotropaic Function of Grotesque Representations 2005 Franca Trubiano The Perambulations of Hadrian: A Walk Through Hadrian's Villa 2005 Michael Ytterberg The Image of Function: Architectural Diagrams in Handbooks and Normative Practices in the Twentieth Century 2003 Paul Emmons The Hermit's Hut: A Study in Asceticism and Architecture 2002 Kazi K. Ashraf From History to Posterity: The œuvres Complètes of Jacques-François Blondel and Claude-Nicolas Ledoux 2002 Ramla Benaissa Architectural Temperance: Spaniards and Rome 1700-1758 1999 Victor Deupi Henry van de Velde on Rational Beauty, Empathy and Ornament 1998 Elie Haddad Oskar Schlemmer's Vordruck: The Making of an Architectural Body for the Bauhaus 1998 Marcia F. Feuerstein The Heart of Whiteness: The Discussion of Color and Material Qualities in American Architectural Journals Around 1930 1995 William W. Braham An Urban-Conscious Rapid Wind Downscaling Model for Early Design Stages Jihun Kim Simply American: Simplicity in Architectural Arrangement, Construction, And Standards, 1820-1920 Fred Esenwein

Publications by Penn Arch PhDs

BIO/MATTER/TECHNO/SYNTHETICS: Design Futures for the More than Human Actar, 2024 Franca Trubiano Histories of Architecture Education in the United States Routledge, 2023 Peter L. Laurence The Contested Territory of Architectural Theory Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, 2023 Elie Haddad Building Theories, Architecture as the Art of Building Routledge, 2023 Franca Trubiano Modern Architecture in a Post Modern Era Lund Humphries Publishers, 2023 Elie Haddad The Great Padma: The Epic River that made the Bengal Delta ORO Editions, 2023 Kazi K. Ashraf The Urban Housing Handbook John Wiley, 2023 Victor Deupi Pavilion Living: Architecture, Patronage, and Well-Being Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers, 2023 Victor Deupi Expanding Field of Architecture: Women in Practice Across the Globe 2022 Marcia F. Feuerstein 50 Lessons to Learn from Frank Lloyd Wright Rizzoli, 2021 Gideon Fink Shapiro Emilio Sanchez Revisited: A Centenary Celebration of the Artist's Life and Work LnS Gallery, 2021 Victor Deupi Pan-Arab Modernism: A History of Architectural Practice in the Middle East, 1968-2018 Actar, 2021 Dalal Musaed Alsayer Cuban Modernism: Mid-Century Architecture 1940-1975 Birkhäuser, 2021 Victor Deupi Wineries of the World: Architecture and Viniculture Rizzoli, 2021 Victor Deupi Stables: High Design for Horse and Home Rizzoli, 2021 Victor Deupi Drawing Imagining Building: Embodiment in Architectural Design Practices Routledge, 2020 Paul Emmons Race and Modern Architecture A Critical History from the Enlightenment to the Present University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020 Charles L. Davis II Emilio Sanchez in New York and Latin America Routledge, 2020 Victor Deupi Building Brands: Modern Architecture and Corporations Lund Humphries Publishers, 2020 Grace Ong Yan Women [Re]Build: Stories, Polemics, Futures ORO Editions/AR+D, 2019 Franca Trubiano Building Character: The Racial Politics of Modern Architectural Style University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019 Charles L. Davis II Ceilings and Dreams: The Architecture of Levity Routledge, 2019 Paul Emmons Transformations in Classical Architecture: New Directions in Research and Practice Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers, 2018 Victor Deupi Confabulations: Storytelling in Architecture Routledge, 2018 Paul Emmons Locations: An Anthology of Architecture and Urbanism ORO Editions, 2017 Kazi K. Ashraf Becoming Jane Jacobs Penn Press, 2016 Peter L. Laurence Re-Living the City Actar, 2016 Gideon Fink Shapiro Energy Accounts: Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future Routledge, 2016 William W. Braham Architecture and Systems Ecology: Thermodynamic Principles for Environmental Building Design Routledge, 2016 William W. Braham Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanent: Designing and Appreciating Architecture as Nature Routledge, 2015 Rumiko Handa Architectural Temperance: Spain and Rome 1700-1759 Routledge, 2015 Victor Deupi An Architect in Bangladesh: Conversations with Muzharul Islam Loka Press, 2014 Kazi K. Ashraf City Choreographer: Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America University of Minnesota Press, 2014 Alison Bick Hirsch Vincenzo Scamozzi and the Chorography of Early Modern Architecture Ashgate, 2014 Ann Marie Borys A Critical History of Contemporary Architecture: 1960-2010 Ashgate, 2014 Elie Haddad Design and Construction of High Performance Homes: Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice Routledge, 2013 Franca Trubiano Architecture and Energy: Performance and Style Routledge, 2013 William W. Braham The Hermit's Hut: Architecture and Asceticism in India University of Hawaii Press, 2013 Kazi K. Ashraf Chicagoisms: The City as Catalyst for Architectural Speculation Park Books, 2013 Alexander Eisenschmidt John Nolen and the Metropolitan Landscape Routledge, 2013 Jody Beck Architecture as a Performing Art Ashgate, 2013 Marcia F. Feuerstein Designing Dhaka: A Manifesto for a Better City Loka Press, 2012 Kazi K. Ashraf The Cultural Role of Architecture: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives Routledge, 2012 Paul Emmons The Political Unconscious of Architecture: Re-Opening Jameson's Narrative Ashgate, 2012 Nadir Lahiji Unclosure: Design for a Workstation at Uluburun VDM Verlag, 2011 Esra Sahin Burat The Complete House and Grounds: Learning from Andrew Jackson Downing's Domestic Architecture The Center for American Places at Columbia College Chicago, 2011 Caren Yglesias Anne Tyng: Inhabiting Geometry Institute of Contemporary Art, 2011 Anne Griswold Tyng La Villa University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011 Thomas Edward Beck The Penn Resolution: Educating Urban Designers for Post-Carbon Cities Penn Design and The Rockefeller Foundation, 2011 Peter L. Laurence ARCHITECT: The Pritzker Prize Laureates in Their Own Blackdog and Levanthal, 2010 Grace Ong Yan When Modern Was Green: Life and Work of Landscape Architect Leberecht Migge Routledge, 2010 David Henderson Haney Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Space Routledge, 2009 Jin Baek Kenzo Tange and the Metabolist Movement: Urban Utopias of Modern Japan Routledge, 2010 Zhongjie Lin Intimate Metropolis: Urban Subjects in the Modern City Routledge, 2009 Marina Lathouri Towards a Draped Architecture: Theatricality, Virtuosity, and Ambiguity in Contemporary Architecture VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2009 Açalya Allmer Figures of Death and Life in the Architecture of Grandjean de Montigny: Resemblances, Homologies and Remembrances as Epistemic Devices in Creative Processes VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2009 Milton Vitis Feferman Architectural Spatiality: The Dialectic between the Concepts of Raum and Bekleidung VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2009 Tonkao Panin Medici Gardens: From Making to Design University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008 Raffaella Fabiani Giannetto The Architectural Design Special Volume "Made in India" The Architectural Design, 2007 Kazi K. Ashraf Gio Ponti and Carlo Mollino: Post-War Italian Architects and the Relevance of Their Work Today Mellen Press, 2006 Keith Evan Green Rethinking Technology: A Reader in Architectural Theory Routledge, 2007 William W. Braham Aeolian Winds and the Spirit in Renaissance Architecture: Academia Eolia Revisited Routledge, 2006 Barbara Kenda The Problem of the House: French Domestic Life and the Rise of Modern Architecture University of Washington Press, 2006 Alex Thomas Anderson Utopias and Architecture Routledge, 2005 Nathaniel Coleman Vitruvio Ferrarese: De Architectura F.C. Panini, 2004 Claudio Sgarbi New Classicism: The Rebirth of Traditional Architecture Rizzoli, 2004 Elizabeth Meredith Dowling Tilting: House Launching, Slide Hauling, Potato Trenching, and Other Tales from a Newfoundland Fishing Village Princeton Architectural Press, 2003 Robert Mellin Modern Color/Modern Architecture: Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture Ashgate, 2001 William W. Braham Kenchikugai no shikō: kon wajirō ron ドメス出版, 2000 Izumi Kuroishi The Salk Institute Princeton Architectural Press, 1999 Daniel S. Friedman Plumbing: Sounding Modern Architecture Princeton Architectural Press, 1997 Nadir Lahiji, Daniel S. Friedman To Live in the New World: A.J. Downing and American Landscape Gardening MIT Press, 1997 Judith K. Major Gottfried Semper: Architect of the Nineteenth Century: A Personal and Intellectual Biography Yale University Press, 1996 Harry Francis Mallgrave Ensaio sobre a razão compositiva: uma investigação sobre a natureza das relações entre as partes e o todo na composição arquitetônica AP Cultural, 1995 Edson da Cunha Mahfuz Changing Places: ReMaking Institutional Buildings White Pine Press, 1995 Marcia F. Feuerstein Ontology of Construction: On Nihilism of Technology in Theories of Modern Architecture Cambridge University Press, 1994 Gevork Hartoonian Monsters of Architecture: Anthropomorphism in Architectural Theory Rowman & Littlefield, 1991 Marco Frascari Space in Architecture: The Evolution of a New Idea in the Theory and History of the Modern Movements Van Gorcum, 1978 Cornelis van de Ven Industrial Archeology: A New Look at the American Heritage Penguin Books, 1978 Theodore Anton Sande