EMA Newsletter: 29 April 2016

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29 April 2016

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Lost and Transformed Cities:  A Digital Perspective

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Lost and Transformed Cities:  A Digital Perspective” (due 30 Jun, Lisbon, Portugal) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES AND LECTURES

The Creation of Space and the Connection between Models and Drawings as Design Tools

Information on the conference entitled “The Creation of Space and the Connection between Models and Drawings as Design Tools” (10-11 Jun, Florence, Italy) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Architecture and the Body in the Renaissance (lecture by Marvin Trachtenberg)

Information on the lecture by Marvin Trachtenberg and entitled “Architecture and the Body in the Renaissance” (26 May, Florence, Italy) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

E-BOOKS (OPEN-ACCESS)

Nicolas Le Camus de Mézières, The Genius of Architecture; or, The Analogy of That Art with Our Sensations

The French Nicolas Le Camus de Mézières’s The Genius of Architecture; or, The Analogy of That Art with Our Sensations is available as an open-access e-book here and under “E-Books (Open-Access)” in “Resources.”

Friedrich Gilly, Essays on Architecture, 1796-1799

The German architect Friedrich Gilly’s Essays on Architecture, 1796-1799 is now available as an open-access e-book here and under “E-Books (Open-Access)” in “Resources.”

RESOURCES

Association d’histoire de l’architecture

The new website of the French Association d’histoire de l’architecture (listing CFPs, conferences, job opportunities, and other information) is available here and under “Architectural History Organizations” in “Resources.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Gallery of Maps in the Vatican Palace Restored and Reopened

After four years of restoration, the Gallery of Maps inside the Vatican Palace has been reopened.  For more details, click here.

Sale Cinesi in the Castello Reale di Govone Reopened

The eighteenth-century Sale Cinesi inside the Castello Reale di Govone have been restored and reopened. For more details, click here.

“Capability” Brown Landscapes Restored Across England

In connection with the festival commemorating the tercentennial of Lancelot “Capability” Brown’s birth, castles and palaces across England are restoring landscapes designed by him.  For more details, click here.

 

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