Research Projects in Progress


Babaie, Sussan, “The ‘Other’ Baroque:  European Prints and Urban Views of Isfahan and Istanbul” (Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Institute for Art History, Ludwig Maximilian University), Germany)

De Cavi, Sabina, “Wood Architecture in the Spanish Habsburg Empire” (Getty Research Institute, USA)

Delbeke, Maarten, Andrew Leach, and John Macarthur, “The Baroque in Architectural Culture, 1880-1980” (Delbeke:  Department of Architecture & Urban Planning, Faculty of Architecture and Engineering, Ghent University, Belgium, Institute for Cultural Disciplines, Leiden University, Netherlands; Leach:  Griffith School of Environment, Griffith University, Australia; Macarthur:  School of Architecture, University of Queensland, Australia) [through end 2011]

Fernandez-Gonzalez, Laura, et al, “Recreating Early Modern Festivals” (Architecture Department, School of Arts, Culture and Environment, University of Edinburgh, UK [PhD candidate]; website)

Lucey, Conor, “The Business of Plastering and House Decorating in Britain and Ireland, 1760–1830” (School of Art History and Cultural Policy, University College Dublin, Ireland)

Martens, Pieter, “The Early History of the Visual War Report:  Images of Sieges in the Low Countries and in Europe, ca. 1500-1565″ (Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) and Department of Architecture, Urbanism and Planning (ASRO), University of Ghent, Belgium) [2010-2013]

Ng, Morgan, “Architectural Glass and the Environment in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Northern Europe” (Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, USA [Ph.D. candidate])

Weiler, Katharina, “Aspects of Authenticity in Architectural Heritage Conservation” (Project within “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”, Karl Jaspers Centre, University of Heidelberg, Germany, website:


Kelly, Jason M., “”Nicholas Revett and Georgian Neoclassicism” (Department of History, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, USA)

Skelton, Kimberley, “Body Unbound:  Networks of Motion and the English House 1600-1700” (independent scholar, USA)


Kodres, Krista, “Presenting Myself. The House and Material Culture of the Elite in Early Modern Reval/ Tallinn (16th to 18th century)” (Institute of Art History of Estonian Academy of Arts, Institute of History of University of Tallinn, Estonia)


Jachmann, Julian, “Serie und Typus:  Franzoesische Stichfolgen zum Wohnbau von Serlio bis Ledoux [Sequence and Type:  French Printings on Domestic Architecture from Serlio to Ledoux]” (Abteilung Architekturgeschichte, Kunsthistorisches Institut, Universität zu Koeln (Department of the History of Architecture, Institute of Art History, University of Cologne), Germany)

Zurawski, Simone, “Vincent de Paul and Saint-Lazare, Paris, 1625 to ca. 1800 : The Arts & Politics of Sainthood” (Department of the History of Art and Architecture, DePaul University, USA)


Purdy, Daniel, “On the Ruins of Babel: Architectural Metaphor in German Thought” (Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, Pennsylvania State University, USA) [forthcoming book with Cornell University Press, 2011]


Memba Ikuga, Laida, “Enhancement of the Architectural Heritage in Equatorial Guinea” (La Salle School of Architecture, Ramon Llull University, Spain)


Tóth, Áron, “’Architectura Civilis’ in 18th-Century Hungary:  Local Reception of Vitruvian
Architectural Theory in the Age of Late Baroque and Enlightenment” (The National Trust of Monuments for Hungary, Hungary)


Stalley, Roger, “Reconstructions of the Gothic Past” (Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)


De Cavi, Sabina, “Architectural Drawing as a Collaborative Process:  Materials, Tools, Workshop Production and Pattern Transmission in the Sicilian Workshop of Giacomo Amato (1643-1732) (Getty Research Institute, USA)

Hills, Helen, “The Matter of Miracles: Holiness and Architecture in Southern Baroque Italy” (Department of History of Art, University of York, UK) [forthcoming book with Manchester University Press, 2012/2013]

Neveu, Marc J., “Carlo Lodoli:  The Last Humanist and First Modernist” (Department of Architecture, California Polytechnic State University, USA)

Tamborrino, Denise, “Counter-Reformational Architecture and Architects in Bologna” (independent scholar, Italy)

Thomas, Robin L., “Charles Bourbon’s Theater of State: Palaces and Politics at Portici, Caserta, and Capodimonte” (Department of Art History, The Pennsylvania State University, USA)


Flor, Pedro, “Lisbon in Tiles Before the 1755 Earthquake” (Institute of History of Art, New University of Lisbon, Portugal; in collaboration with:  National Tile Museum (Portugal), Institute of History of Art and Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon (Portugal), Instituto Superior Técncio, Technical University of Lisbon (Portugal))

United States

Stillman, Damie, “Neo-classicism in America:  The Architecture of the Young Republic” [Department of Art History, University of Delaware, USA (Emeritus)]

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