Recent Dissertations

DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS IN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY

Ernesto Bilbao, 2021
"Aviation, Architecture, Landscape, and Urbanism: The Development of Quito, Ecuador’s Old Mariscal Sucre Airport, 1920-1960"    

Jennifer Tate, 2020
"Good Americans in Good American Houses: The Politics of Identity and Modern Housing Design in the New Deal Era"
 Supervisor: Anthony Alofsin

Victoria Sanchez Holgin, 2018
Colombia's History of Modern Architecture revisited through the Housing Agency Instituto de Crédito Territorial. 1939-1965.
Supervisor: Fernando Lara
 
Robert Scott Gill, 2018
"Hidden Truths in Flights of Fancy: Sex, Power, and the Cinematic Staircase, 1932-1955,"
Supervisor: Christopher Long.
 
Samuel Dodd, 2014
“Televising Architecture: Media, Public Engagement, and Design in America”
Outstanding Dissertation Award, UTSoA; Fellowship, Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention & Innovation, Smithsonian Institution
Supervisor: Richard Cleary
 
Laura McGuire, 2014
“Space Within: Frederick Kiesler and the Architecture of an Idea”
Richard Plaschka Fellowship, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research; Fulbright Grant
Supervisor: Christopher Long
 
Jorge Villota Peña, 2014
“The Hyper Americans!: Modern Architecture in Venezuela during the 1950s”
Co-Supervisors: Richard Cleary and Fernando Lara
 
Natsumi Nonaka, 2012
“The Illusionistic Pergola in Italian Renaissance Architecture: Painting and Garden Culture in Early Modern Rome, 1500-1620”
Supervisor: Mirka Beneš
 
Tara Dudley, 2012
“Ownership, Engagement, and Entrepreneurship: The Gens de couleur libres and the Architecture of Antebellum New Orleans, 1820-1850”
Co-Supervisors: Richard Cleary and Christopher Long
 
Ilan Vit-Suzan, 2012
“Heritage Revisited: An Examination of the Built Environment's Historiography, Preservation, and Meaning”
Supervisor: Christopher Long

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    Congratulations @utsoafirstyears on wrapping up your first semester! For the rest of you, we’re wishing you the best of luck as final review week continues.

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    For prospective students interested in joining this special place, visit our link in bio for admissions deadlines and more information

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    “Playscapes” by Hayden Hood, Charley Tyeskie, and Rachel Sisson // 2021-2022 Design Excellence Award Winner. Completed in Visiting Professor Miroslava Brooks’ Spring 2022 Advanced Studio.<br />
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    “Playscapes” by Hayden Hood, Charley Tyeskie, and Rachel Sisson // 2021-2022 Design Excellence Award Winner. Completed in Visiting Professor Miroslava Brooks’ Spring 2022 Advanced Studio.

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    Last day of classes before fall break, then final reviews kick off November 28. Hang in there y’all, you got this! 💪 <br /><br />📷: @moondragon_macek’s Wood Design class by @utsoabuildlab
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    Last day of classes before fall break, then final reviews kick off November 28. Hang in there y’all, you got this! 💪

    📷: @moondragon_macek’s Wood Design class by @utsoabuildlab

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    Tomorrow, Bachelor of Architecture student Jacob Levy @jalphototecture will be taking over our stories to show us his studio’s recent trip to Spain. <br />
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    Tomorrow, Bachelor of Architecture student Jacob Levy @jalphototecture will be taking over our stories to show us his studio’s recent trip to Spain.

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    Some high*lights* from Environmental Controls’ recent Light Show ⚡️✨

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    We’re excited to share new faculty and fellowship positions open at the UT School of Architecture. All appointments will begin in Fall 2023.<br /><br />- Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Architecture. Application review will begin December 1. <br />
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    We’re excited to share new faculty and fellowship positions open at the UT School of Architecture. All appointments will begin in Fall 2023.

    - Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Architecture. Application review will begin December 1.