September 13-15, 2019 | Stanford, California

2019 Fall Conference

LESS TALK | MORE ACTION: Conscious Shifts in Architectural Education


April 10, 2019

 Call to Action Submission Deadline

May 2019

Abstract Notification

September 13-15, 2019


October 16, 2019

Final Full-paper Deadline for Proceedings Publication


Following is a conference schedule-at-a-glance and is subject to change. Please check back for the most up-to-date schedule and information.

Friday, September 13, 2019

12:00pm – 5:30pm


12:00pm – 1:45pm

Campus Architecture Tour
-Cathy Blake, Stanford U.

2:00pm – 2:45pm

ACT UP Architecture!
-Michael Carroll, Kennesaw State U.

Designing the User
-Galo Canizares, The Ohio State U.

Shaping Public Space, in Public, with the Public
-Antje Steinmuller, California Coll. of the Arts
-Christopher Falliers, California Coll. of the Arts

3:00pm – 3:45pm

The Need for Not-So-White Papers
-Andrew Chin, Florida A&M U.
-José Gámez, U. of North Carolina at Charlotte

Architectural Education in the Age of Online Learning
-Mark Rukamathu, Boston Architectural Coll.

Culture Jamming & Climate Change
-Brent Sturlaugson, U. of Kentucky

4:00pm – 4:30pm


4:30pm – 5:15pm

False Prophets
-Germane Barnes, U. of Miami

Design Research Methods – Applied Theory and Studio Practice?
-Ole Fisher, U.of Utah

Shaking Off/Up Architecture Education’s Legacy
-Erin Carraher, U. of Utah

The Pedagogy of Creative Placemaking
-Victor Rubin, PolicyLink
-Theresa Hwang, Woodbury U.
-Maria Jackson, Arizona State U.

The Architectural History Survey & the Hashtag Equity Movements
-Clifton Ellis, Texas Tech U.

6:00pm – 7:30pm

-Craig Aquart & Naomi Harrison, McHarry Associates

7:30pm – 8:30pm


Saturday, September 14, 2019

8:00am – 8:45am

Morning Yoga
-Tia Rich

9:00am – 4:00pm


9:00am – 3:45pm

Upcycling Embedded Intelligence
-Edward Becker, Virginia Tech

9:00am – 9:45am

Full Circle
-Emily Abruzzo, Yale U.
-Ashlee George, Impact Justice

What Did it Cost?
-Ashley Bigham, The Ohio State U.

Augmented and Humble
-Sara Khorshidifard, Drury U.

The Client
-Liane Hancock, U. of Louisiana – Lafayette
-Kari Smith, U. of Louisiana – Lafayette
-Dan Burkett, U. of Louisiana – Lafayette

Indigenous Ecologies, Collaborative Design, & the Agency of Architecture
Phoebe Crisman, U. of Virginia

10:00am – 10:45am

More Real
-Emily Kutil, U. at Buffalo
-Erika Lindsay, U. of Detroit Mercy

Flipping the Script
-Gregory Spaw, American U. of Sharjah

Local Projects – Regional Impact
-Kevin Singh, Louisiana Tech U.
-Jeffrey Kruth, Louisiana Tech U.

Identifying Imposters in Architecture Education
-Sarah Young, U. of Louisiana – Lafayette

Playing the City
-Kim Helmersen, ETH Zürich

11:00am – 11:45am

Achieving Educational Equity
-Lauren Matchison, U. of Southern California

POST: Inhabiting the Data Border
-Stephen Mueller, Texas Tech U.
-Ersela Kripa, Texas Tech U.

RFP: Request for Pedagogy
-Irene Hwang, U. of Michigan

Re-positioning Center
-Kiwana McClung, U. of Louisiana – Lafayette

Results Were Mixed
-Sarah Hirschman, U. of California, Berkeley

Design and Government
-Cathi Ho Schar, U. of Hawaii at Manoa

12:00pm – 2:00pm


2:00pm – 2:45pm

Finding Opportunity in Complexity
-Brian Holland, U. of Arkansas

Noodle Soup
-Stephanie Sang Delgado, The Ohio State U.

THE HOW // Material Selection in Beginning Design Supports Diversity in Studio Culture
-Kristopher Palagi, Louisiana State U.

Forming Anti-Racist and Counter-Hegemonic Space
-Shawhin Roudbari, U. of Colorado Boulder

Potemkin Fabrications
-Michael Hughes, American U. of Sharjah
-Emily Baker, U. of Arkansas
-Mo Zell, U. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
-Rick Sommerfeld, U. of Colorado Denver

3:00pm – 3:45pm

Future Teaching in History & Theory of Architecture
-Annarita Cornaro, American U. in Dubai
-Rubén García Rubio, Tulane U. & American U. in Dubai

The PhD Project
-Mo Zell, U. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Inclusive Design Studios
-Stephanie Pilat, U. of Oklahoma
-Hans Butzer, U. of Oklahoma

How to Teach History & Theory of Architecture Differently?
-Pari Riahi, U. of Massachusetts, Amherst

Surveying the Contribution of Women within Architectural History
-Macarena de la Vega de Leon, U. of Queensland

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Chocolate Heads Movement Group + Discussion
-Aleta Hayes, Stanford U.

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Food Truck Reception

7:00pm – 8:00pm

-Emily Pilloton, Girls Garage

8:00pm – 10:00pm

“If You Build It” movie screening

Sunday, September 15, 2019

8:00am – 8:45am

-Drew Krafcik

9:00am – 3:45pm

Upcycling Embedded Intelligence
-Edward Becker, Virginia Tech

9:00am – 9:45am

Pilgrimage as a Pedagogic Practice to Advance Social Justice, Tolerance, Individual Emancipation, & Compassion
Julio Bermudez, Catholic U. of America

3D Exquisite Corpse
Javier Francisco Raposo, U. Politécnica de Madrid
María Asunción Salgado, U. Politécnica de Madrid
Belen Butragueno, U. Politécnica de Madrid

How to Build a More Collaborative Practice
-Erin Carraher, U. of Utah

Digital aMUSEments
-Michelle Pannone, Marywood U.
-Margaret McManus, Marywood U.

Soft Boundary
-Elizabeth Martin-Malikian, Ana Giron, Caleb Lawrence, Marysia LaRosa, Devon Sams, Breck Small, Jared Triemer,Kennesaw State U.

10:00am – 10:45am

Cultivating a New Normal
-Absalom Makhubu, U. of Johannesburg
-Tariq Toffah, U. of Johannesburg

Rapid-Prototyping Fundamental Concepts in a Studio Environment
-Robert Gillig, Boston Architectural Coll.

Strategic Sites: Latent Ideas
-Marleen Davis, U. of Tennessee-Knoxville

Narrative, Self, and Engagement
-Michael Mossman, U. of Sydney
-Anna Ewald-Rice, U. of Sydney

Form and Formless
-Tamar Zinguer, The Cooper Union

Working Group
-Erika Lindsay, U. of Detroit Mercy
-Emily Kutil, U. at Buffalo

Exchanging Projects: Matchmaking in the Architecture Studio
-Mike Christenson, U. of Minnesota

11:00am – 11:45pm

The New SPC: Speculative Pedagogical Charette
-Marc Maxey, U. of Nebraska-Lincoln
-Ellen Donnelly, U. of Nebraska-Lincoln

Co-Creation: Collaborative Design Practice as Pedagogy
-Ann Yoachim, Tulane U.
-Ceara O’Leary, U. of Detroit Mercy

1×1 in Real Time
-Paola Zellner-Bassett, Virginia Tech
-Sharone Tomer, Virginia Tech
-Donna Dunay, Virginia Tech

Towards Focusing Aided Architectural Design (FAAD)
-Meni Rosenberg, Technion
-David Behar, Technion

Do Not Try to Remember
-Stephanie Pilat, U. of Oklahoma
-Angela Person, U. of Oklahoma

Contextualizing Study Abroad
-Aki Ishida, Virginia Tech

12pm – 2:00pm


2:00pm – 2:45pm

Design as Intention
-Gioia Connell, Yale U.
-Alicia Imperiale, Yale U.

Our Cities, Our Selves
-Tom Marble, Tom Marble Architecture

Theater of Bodies: Cadaver as Pedagogy
-Blair Satterfield, U. of British Columbia
-Daniel Friedman, U. of Hawaii At Manoa
-Marc Swackhamer, U. of Minnesota

Architecture Exhibitions: The Pedagogical Edge?
-Ellen Donnelly, U. of Nebraska-Lincoln

Measuring What Matters
-Linda Samuels, Washington U. in St. Louis

We Belong Here
-Doron Serban, Academy of Art U.
-Sameena Sitabkhan, Academy of Art U.

3:00pm – 3:45pm

Site Visit: An Invitation to Live Podcast
-Ashley Bigham, The Ohio State U.
-Erik Herrmann, The Ohio State U.

Mapping the Conference in Walking Practices for New Potentials in Hospitality -Jeffrey Hogrefe, Pratt Institute

Welcoming International Students into a Global Teaching of Architectural History & Theory
-Alicia Imperiale, Yale U.

Missing in Action: The Return of Real-Time Urban Observation
-Jennifer Birkeland, Cornell U.
-Jonathan Scelsa, Pratt Institute

City On-The-Go
-Yong Huang, Drury U.

Absenting Authorship, Resurrecting Readership
-Malini Srivastava, U. of Minnesota

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Intersectionality & Intercultural Intelligence Plenary Workshop

Rosa Sheng, SmithGroup + Panel: Helen Bronston, Mani Ardalan Farhadi & Prescott Reavis

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Cocktail Reception

7:00pm – 8:30pm


8:30pm – 10:00pm

Drinks & S’Mores


Slumber Party

Eric W. Ellis
ACSA, Director of Operations and Programs

Allison Smith
ACSA, Programs Manager