books


The Battle for Modernism: Quadrante and the Politicization of Architectural Discourse in Fascist Italy (Vicenza and Venice: CISA Andrea Palladio and Marsilio Editori, 2012).


Modern Ethiopia: Architecture, Urbanism and the Building of a Nation (research in progress).


A Critical History of Contemporary Architecture, 1960-2010 (London: Ashgate, 2014). edited volume, with Elie G. Haddad.


book chapters


“"Urbanistica corporativa": Ernesto Nathan Rogers, BBPR and Quadrante,” in Ernesto Nathan Rogers 1909-1969, Chiara Baglione, ed. (Milan: Franco Angeli, 2013).


“CIAM, Corporative Urbanism and Italy,” in The Rationalist Reader: Architecture and Rationalism in Western Europe 1920-1940 / 1960-1990, Andrew Peckham and Torsten Schmiedeknecht, eds. (London: Routledge, 2013).


essays


“Gondar. Architecture and Urbanism for Italy’s Fascist Empire,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians v.70, n.4 (December 2011), 467–487.


“‘Everything in the state, nothing against the state, nothing outside the state’: Corporativist Urbanism and Rationalist Architecture in Fascist Italy,” Planning Perspectives v.27, n.1 (January 2012), 51-80. 


“Misprision of Precedent: Design as Creative Misreading,” Journal of Architectural Education v.64, n.2 (March 2011), 66-75.


“Furnishing the fascist interior: Giuseppe Terragni, Mario Radice and the Casa del Fascio,” arq – architectural research quarterly v.10, n.2 (June 2006), 157-170.


"Urbanistica corporativa": Ernesto Nathan Rogers, BBPR and "Quadrante" in Ernesto Nathan Rogers, 1909-1969, ed. Chiara Baglione (Franco Angeli, 2013).


“Architecture and Revolution on the Street of Empire,” Scapes n.6 (Fall 2007), 26-40.


“Asmara,” Pin-up n.5 (Fall/Winter 2008/2009), 14-16.


“Dialectical Furniture for Highway Interchanges,” Catalogue of the History and Theory Graduate Studio [McGill University] v.5 (1996), unpaginated.


reviews


“Italy: Modern Architectures in History [review],” Journal of Architectural Education, 67:2, 308-309.


“Speed Limits [review],” Design Issues 27:3 (Summer 2011), 98-102.


“America Town [review],” Journal of Architectural Education v.63, n.1 (August 2009), 150-151.


“Interama: Miami and the Pan-American Dream,” Cite n.78 (Spring 2009), 36-37.


“Moderns Abroad [review],” The Journal of Modern History v.82, n.1 (March 2010), 216-218.


interviews


with Monica Cioli, “Lo Stato dell’arte. Fascismo e legittimazione culturale.” (The State of the Art. Fascism and Cultural Legitimization.) Scienzia & Politica v.XXV, n.48 (2013), 135-148.


exhibitions


Metropole/Colony: Africa and Italy, Wolfsonian Teaching Gallery, Frost Art Museum, FIU, January 25 2012 - April 15 2012. (image list)


presentations


“International Modernism in a Decolonized World,” lecture at the East/West Dialogues: Modernism in Florida conference, University of Miami, 2012. [video]


“Modern Ethiopia: Architecture, Urbanism and the Building of a Nation,” Texas A&M University, March 25, 2013. [video]


Presentation at the education roundtable during the 5th African Perspectives Conference, Casablanca, November 2011.


“Principles of Italian Colonial Urbanism,” poster prepared for the 5th African Perspectives Conference, Casbalanca, November 2011.


“Pietro Maria Bardi, Quadrante, and the Architecture of Fascist Italy.” paper given at the international seminar: The Italians in the Centers of South-American Modernism, 9-11 April 2013, Museu de Arte Contemporanea, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil.


design research


tin box - a blog about the design and construction of a LEED Platinum house in South Miami, Florida


“The Tin House,” Florida/Caribbean Architect (Spring 2013), 20-21.


Kara Franker, “The Tin Box: Sustainable Construction in Miami,” HGTV Frontdoor (May 6, 2013).
























 

research