Past Projects

The Tools of the Architect—conference presentation at Delft University, organized by the European Architectural History Network on the Tools of the Architect (Delft, November 22-24 2017) 

Public Housing on Display—invited lecture as part of "wohnen+/-ausstellen" lecture series at the Mariann Steegmann Institut, University of Bremen (Bremen, November 7 2017)

Standard Architecture—conference presentation at the Young Researchers Forum at Standard Architecture. From Jean-Nicolas-Luis Durand to BIM at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (Frankfurt am Main, 20-22 October 2017)

Storytelling Architecture—one-week workshop at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile for architecture students on storytelling & architecture. Organized with Eliyahu Keller, Zachary Angles, Matías Morales and Valentina Rosales. Made possible by a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Global Seed Fund (Santiago, 21-25 August, 2017)

Geographic Leviathaninstallation with Design Earth for Tomorrows: Urban Fictions for Possible Futures at the Onassis Cultural Center (Athens, May 16 - July 16 2017)

Post-War Reconstruction in the Netherlands, 1945-1965—book review of Anita Blom, Simone Vermaat & Ben de Vries (red.), Post-War Reconstruction the Netherlands 1945-1965. The Future of a Bright and Brutal Heritage (2017) published in De Witte Raaf 187 (May-June 2017)

The Public Interior as Idea and Project—book review of Mark Pimlott, The Public Interior as Idea and Project (2016) published in a special edition of De Witte Raaf 186 (March-April 2017) on the notion of privacy in the 21st century

Design and Displacement—conference presentation, 26th Cooper Hewitt/ Parsons Annual Graduate Student Design Symposium (New York, April 8th 2017) 

Architecture in Exilepresentation at Makerere University about Ernst May's plan and housing designs for Kampala (Kampala, January 12 2017)


Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative—participation in two-day annual conference of the Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative (Seattle, 7-8 October, 2016)

Pacific Aquarium—installation with Design Earth for the Oslo Triennial: After Belonging (Oslo, September 8th - November 27 2016)

The Anatomy of the Architectural Book—book review of André Tavares, The Anatomy of the Architectural Book (2016) published in De Witte Raaf 181 (May-June 2016)

Exhibiting Housing—conference presentation "Categorizing Architecture: Exhibiting Public Housing at MoMA, 1934-1939" at On the Role of 20th Century Exhibitions in Shaping Housing Discourses, ENSA Paris-Malaquais and the Politicnico di Milano (Paris and Milan, May 13 & May 20th 2016)

The International Architecture Biennial Rotterdam—exhibition review of The Next Economy, The International Architecture Biennial Rotterdam published in De Witte Raaf 182 (July-August 2016)

Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston—book review of Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston (2015), by Mark Pasnik, Chris Grimley & Michael Kubo, published in De Witte Raaf 181 (March-April 2016)


Exhibiting Architecture?—book review of Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen, Carson Chan & David Andrew Tasman (red.), Exhibiting Architecture: A Paradox? published in De Witte Raaf 178 (November-December 2015)

Office US Atlas—publication of the OfficeUS Atlas, containing the research of the U.S. Pavilion for the 2014 International Architecture Exhibition, edited by Eva Franch i Gilabert, Ana Miljački, Ahsley Schafer, Michael Kubo (Lars Müller Publishers), including my texts on several American architectural offices (November 2015)

Wohnungsfrage Project—participation in a week-long workshop on the "housing question" at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin directed by Reinhold Martin (Buell Center, Columbia University) in collaboration with Nikolaus Hirsch (Berlin, October 22-28, 2015) 

African Modernism—book review of African Modernism. The Architecture of IndependenceGhana, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Zambia by Manuel Herz with Ingrid Schröder, Hans Focketyn, & Julia Jamrozik published in De Witte Raaf  175 (May-June 2015)

Revisiting CASE  introduction to "Grays vs Whites: Prologue" moderated by Reinhold Martin with panelists Peter Eisenman and Thomas Vreeland at Revisiting CASE: Conference for Architects for the Study of the Environment at M.I.T (Cambridge, MA May 2nd, 2015)

Atlas of the Functional City—book review of Atlas of the Functional City – CIAM 4 and Comparative Urban Analysis,  Evelien van Es, Gregor Harbusch, Bruno Maurer, Muriel Pérez, Kees Somer, Daniel Weiss, eds. published in De Witte Raaf 174 (March - April 2015)

A Global Architectural History?—presentation at a one-day conference organized by the Koninklijke Nederlandse Oudheidkundige Bond and Onderzoeksschool Kunstgeschiedenis at the University of Amsterdam on the possibilities for teaching a global architectural history (Amsterdam, March 13 2015)

Le Corbusier's Venice Hospital Project—book review of Mahnaz Shah, Le Corbusier’s Venice Hospital Project: An Investigation into its Structural Formulation (2013) in Urban History, vol. 1, issue 42 (February 2015): 175-177

The Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam—book review of De Portugese Synagoge in Amsterdam edited by Pieter Vlaardingerbroek (2013) published in Bulletin Koninklijke Nederlandse Oudheidskundige Bond 114, no. 2 (2015): 125-127


Le Corbusier's Fascist Visions for Addis Ababa—article on Le Corbusier's sketch for Addis Ababa published on Failed Architecture (October 9, 2014)

Utopia—conference presentation at Utopia, the Fourth Bi-Annual Conference of the European Network for Modernism and Avant-Garde Studies, University of Helsinki in a session on architecture and urbanism in Italian-occupied Ethiopia (Helsinki, August 29-31, 2014)

OfficeUS—research & writing for the American Pavilion of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014, curated by Eva Franch i Gilabert, Ana Miljački and Ashley Schafer  (Venice, June 4 - November 23 2014)


The Social Design Public Action Reader—production of a special edition of SLUM Lab Magazine, guest-edited by Lukas Feireiss on occasion of the Social Design Public Action Symposium at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna (Fall 2013)

Project Row Houses—interview with Rick Lowe, founder of Project Row Houses in Houston, published in SLUM Lab Magazine (Fall 2013)

Le Corbusier's Sketch for Addis Ababa—conference presentation at Graduate Student Lightning Talks at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians (Detroit, April 18-22 2012)

Testify! The Consequences of Architecture—research for an exhibition at the Netherlands Architecture Institute (now The New Institute) in Rotterdam, curated by Lukas Feireiss (Rotterdam, July 1st until 13 November 2011)