Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

Architectural History/Historic Preservation
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2005

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Anderson, Glaire, “The Suburban Villa (munya) and Court Culture in Umayyad Cordoba (756–976 CE)” (MIT, N. Rabbat)

Apellian, Collette, “Negotiating the City: Conserving Fez, Morocco, during the French Protectorate (1912–1956)” (UCLA, I. Bierman)

Grigor, Talinn, “Cultivat(ing) Modernities: the Society for National Heritage, Political Propaganda, and Public Architecture in Twentieth-Century Iran” (MIT, S. Anderson, A. Dutta)

Gutschow, Kai, “The Culture of Criticism: Adolf Behne and the Development of Modern Architecture in Germany, 1910–1914” (Columbia, R. Middleton)

Harmansah, Omur, “Spatial Narratives, Commemorative Practices and the Building Project: New Urban Foundations in Upper Syro-Mesopotamia during the Early Iron Age” (Pennsylvania, H. Pittman)

Keller, Sean Blair, “Systems Aesthetics: Architectural Theory at the University of Cambridge, 1960–75” (Harvard, K. M. Hays)

Rogers, Karen L., “Checkerboard Grids: Principles and Practices of Spatial Order in the Americas and the Making of Place in New Mexico” (SUNY Binghamton, C. Burroughs)

Tohme, Lara, “Out of Antiquity: Umayyad Baths in Context” (MIT, N. Rabbat)

Wuellner, Margarita Jerabek, “Adolf Loos in Central European Culture” (UCLA, A. Vidler)

Yahya, Maha, “Unnamed Modernisms: National Ideologies and Historical Imaginaries in Beirut's Urban Architecture” (MIT, M. Jarzombek and P. Khoury)

Zimmerman, Claire, “Modernism, Media, Abstraction: Mies van der Rohe's Photographic Architecture in Barcelona and Brno (1927–31)” (CUNY, R. Bletter)