Friday, October 7, 2011
News from Associate Professor Kai Gutschow
In addition to his teaching Associate Professor Kai Gutschow is busy with his research and writing. Below are some exciting updates.
The book Modern Architecture & the Mediterranean, in which Professor Gutschow has an essay on Schultze-Naumburg, has won a Bruno Zevi Award commendation. It is the top European award in architectural history, criticism, and theory.
Additionally, his essay on Ernst May is in the catalogue Ernst May 1886-1970, for the prestigious German Architecture Museum in Frankfurt this summer/fall. The essay is being translated into Polish for a show on Ernst May in Wroclaw.
As well, another Ernst May essay is being published by Ashgate in London in the book Colonial Architecture & Urbanism. The book should be out in February.
Received a commission from The Journal of Society of Architectural Historians to review the Candela/Swiss exhibit at the Carnegie.
Collaborated with Lynnette Widder, Chair of Architecture at RISD, and Kevin Alter, Director of Architecture Programs at U.Texas, to submit a proposal for a panel on “Making Inroads, Paving the Way: Post-war American Modern Architecture and Design and the Formation of Jewish-American Identity” at the next College Art Association meeting.