David Brand is an architect, better planning advocate, and city councillor. He is a partner in OOF! Architecture, an active participant in the Community Alliance of Port Phillip, and the representative for the Lake Ward in the City of Port Phillip, an inner-urban area in Melbourne, Australia. He also teaches architecture, urban design, and architectural history at the University of Melbourne.
Daniel Bluestone is director of preservation studies, professor of history of art and architecture, and professor of American and New England Studies at Boston University. His book Buildings, Landscapes and Memory: Case Studies in Historic Preservation (W.W. Norton, 2011), received the Society of Architecture Historians 2013 Antoinette Forrester Downing Book Award. Bluestone of a board member of the Boston Preservation Alliance.
Pamela W. Hawkes, FAIA, is a professor of practice in historic preservation at the University of Pennsylvania and a principal at Scattergood Design, where her projects include a Conservation Master Plan for the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard, 232 Arch Street housing for Veterans Inc., and the Milembe Secondary School in Tanzania, winner of an AIA New England Honor Award. She is a national leader in the integration of contemporary design within historic settings. She directed a wide variety of award-winning design projects over twenty-six years as principal with Ann Beha Architects in Boston, including the Liberty Hotel, Boston’s Symphony Hall, the Cambridge Public Library, and the Currier Museum of Art. She has led multi-disciplinary teams to create strategies for landmarks owned by the National Park Service, National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the General Services Administration, as well as non-profit clients such as the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Newport’s Fort Adams. She is a member of the GSA’s National Register of Peer Professionals and of the James Marston Fitch Foundation board in New York City.
Sara Lardinois is a project specialist in the Getty Conservation Institute’s Buildings and Sites department. She manages the Contemporary Architecture in the Historic Environment project and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies conservation project. Her other work includes the tomb of Tutankhamen and guidelines for sheltering archaeological sites with mosaics. A licensed California architect, she holds an architecture degree from the University of Notre Dame and trained at ICCROM. Prior to joining the Getty, she worked as an architect in private practice in San Francisco for fifteen years and consulted on conservation projects in Turkey, Egypt, and Yemen.
Cameron Logan is an architectural and urban historian and the director of the postgraduate program in heritage conservation in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning at the University of Sydney. He is the author of Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C. (University of Minnesota Press, 2017).
Camilla Mileto and Fernando Vegas are architects and professors at the Universitat Polite`cnica of Vale`ncia (Spain), where they teach architectural conservation both in graduate and postgraduate courses. They have been guest lecturers in the universities of Venice, Milan, Florence, and Palermo (Italy), Cordoba (Argentina), and the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, USA). They are directors of the journal Loggia and have published extensively on architectural conservation. They have received several international awards for their research, projects, and built work on architectural conservation. They have made several studies, projects, and interventions for the preservation of the Alhambra of Granada, among other monuments in Spain.
Jeffrey Karl Ochsner, FAIA, is a professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington. He is the author of H. H. Richardson: Complete Architectural Works (1982), Lionel Pries, Architect, Artist, Educator: From Arts & Crafts to Modern Architecture (2007), Furniture Studio: Materials, Craft & Architecture (2012), coauthor of Distant Corner: Seattle Architects and the Legacy of H. H. Richardson (2003), and editor and coauthor of Shaping Seattle Architecture: A Historical Guide to the Architects (1994; second edition, 2014). He is pursuing research on Pacific Northwest architecture, preservation, and urbanism, as well as occasional advocacy for endangered buildings and sites.
Steven W. Semes is professor of architecture and director of the graduate program in historic preservation at the University of Notre Dame. He was academic director of the Rome Studies Program 2008–11 and currently teaches in Rome. Educated at the University of Virginia and Columbia University, he is the author of The Future of the Past: A Conservation Ethic for Architecture, Urbanism, and Historic Preservation (2009) and The Architecture of the Classical Interior (2004), as well as many articles. He serves on the editorial advisory boards of Change Over Time and Palladio and is preparing an English translation of selected writings of Gustavo Giovannoni related to conservation.
Ted Shelton, FAIA is an associate professor at the University of Tennessee and a partner and co-founder of the firm curb. He is a former Fulbright Fellow, a fellow of the Urban Design Forum, and an affiliated fellow of the American Academy in Rome. His research focuses on examining technology through a cultural lens, particularly with respect to material and energy flows in the built environment. His current work deals with the impact of highways on U.S. cities.
Tricia Stuth, FAIA is a professor at the University of Tennessee and a partner and co-founder of the firm curb. She is a 2010 recipient of the AIA Young Architects Award, multiple awards from the ACSA, and is an affiliated fellow of the American Academy in Rome. Her research deals with understanding the unseen aspects of site as a method of fostering profound connections between architecture and its place.