Graduate Architecture

Posted May 8, 2015

PennDesign at the 68th Annual Society of Architectural Historians Conference

The PennDesign PhD Program was well represented at the 68th Annual Society of Architectural Historians Confereence this spring. The conference took place April 15-19 in Chicago. 

PhD candidate Martin Hershenzon presented the paper "The Jewish Agency for Israel - Designs for Cowsheds (1953-1967)." Alumnus Charles Davis (PhD '09) presented "Evolutionary Tectonics: Race, Style and Variation in Der Stil." Candidates Eric Bellin and Ariel Genadt co-chaired the session "Destroying and Constructing Reality: Material and Form Since 1800." Assistant Professor Daniel Barber chaired the session "Architectural History in the Anthropocene" and participated in the University of Pennsylvania Roundtable, which addressed Penn's Mellon-funded Humanities, Urbanism and Design Project. 

More information on the symposium can be found here.