Society of Architectural Historians Annual Conference 2021

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference


Co-Chair (with Barnabas Calder, University of Liverpool) of panel session PS04 'Energy and Architecture: A History and Pedagogy for Our Times'


10:05 - 10:25AM
'Granite, Egypt, and a Thermodynamic Renaissance'
Braden Scott
McGill University, Canada

10:25 - 10:45AM
'Stranded Assets: Shaded Buildings for Oil Companies'
Daniel Barber
University of Pennsylvania, USA

10:45 - 11:05AM
'Fred Dubin: A Mechanical Engineer as Modernist Architectural Collaborator'
Joseph Siry
Wesleyan University, USA

11:05 - 11:25AM
'The Energy Unconscious of Lightness at Mid-Century'
Craig Buckley
Yale University, USA

11:25 - 11:45AM
'Circuits of hydrocarbons and the rethinking of petro-urbanism'
Jiat-Hwee Chang
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Period13 Apr 202117 Apr 2021
Event typeConference
Conference number76th
LocationMontreal, Canada, QuebecShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • energy
  • architecture
  • carbon
  • embidied energy
  • urbanism
  • climate emergency
  • climate change
  • architectural history