Overhearing History: Sound as Historical Material | Pamela Jordan & Dr. Sabine von Fischer

Overhearing History: Sound as Historical Material | Pamela Jordan & Dr. Sabine von Fischer

Dr. Sabine von Fischer is an architect, architectural critic, historian, and writer based in Zürich, Switzerland. Her research focuses on the interconnections of acoustics, sound,…

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Listening Beyond the Visible | Pamela Jordan

Listening Beyond the Visible | Pamela Jordan

Presented with the preceding image, and the observation that the acoustics within the large structures are “superb,” what would you conclude about the original use…

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Sound Archives and Online Repositories | Pamela Jordan

Sound Archives and Online Repositories | Pamela Jordan

Few institutions prominently feature sound recordings of architectural spaces directly. Archives may include audio/visual materials that offer sources of study, such as descriptions of built…

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9.2 Author Biographies

9.2 Author Biographies

Pamela Jordan is a registered architect (LEED AP) who uses acoustic methodologies to analyze built environments, such as ancient sanctuaries, places of worship, military installations, infrastructural…

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Oradour-sur-Glane: French Identity Memorialized | Mark Helbling

Oradour-sur-Glane: French Identity Memorialized | Mark Helbling

In her study, “The Thread That Binds Together: Lidice, Oradour, Putten, and the Memory of World War II,” Madelon de Keizer offers a comparative analysis…

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Bombed Churches, War Memorials, and the Changing English Urban Landscape | Peter J. Larkham

Bombed Churches, War Memorials, and the Changing English Urban Landscape | Peter J. Larkham

War memorials are produced through acts of new creation and by the destructive effects of war. This article examines how some churches, in their bombed…

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ARCHITECTURE AND COLLECTIVE REMEBRANCE AT THETUNNEL D-B MEMORIAL SITE IN SARAJEVO | Sabina Tanović

ARCHITECTURE AND COLLECTIVE REMEBRANCE AT THETUNNEL D-B MEMORIAL SITE IN SARAJEVO | Sabina Tanović

Architecture has historically been used and explored as an aide-mémoire in various ways. Its role, however, in commemorating violent death is invariably complicated. In cases…

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REORIENTING PEARL HARBOR MEMORIES: From Antagonists to Allies, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Reorientation of the USS Arizona Memorial | YUJIN YAGUCHI

REORIENTING PEARL HARBOR MEMORIES: From Antagonists to Allies, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Reorientation of the USS Arizona Memorial | YUJIN YAGUCHI

In the closing days of 2016, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a visit to Honolulu, Hawai’i, to meet with US President Barack Obama, who…

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SITES OF REFUGE IN A HISTORICALLY LAYERED LANDSCAPE: CAMPS IN CENTRAL GREECE | KOSTIS KOURELIS

SITES OF REFUGE IN A HISTORICALLY LAYERED LANDSCAPE: CAMPS IN CENTRAL GREECE | KOSTIS KOURELIS

The Asia Minor Catastrophe of 1922, as it is known in Greek history, led to the displacement of 1.2 million Greeks from Turkey to Greece….

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