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Guest Speaker Michael Osman Architectural Historian, Associate Professor, Director of MA and PhD Programs at UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design

ゲストスピーカー マイケル・オスマン 建築史家, Associate Professor, Director of MA and PhD Programs at UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design

Michael Osman’s research in architectural history focuses on the modern period with a particular emphasis on the buildings and cities of the United States. Osman’s book, Modernism’s Visible Hand: Architecture and Regulation in America (University of Minnesota Press, 2018), focuses on the history of environmental and economic systems of regulation in the US. He is currently co-editing Writing By Design (with Daniel Abramson and Zeynep Celik Alexander) a volume on the selection of evidence and plotting of narratives in contemporary architectural history. Osman is a founding member of Aggregate: The Architectural History Collaborative, a platform for exploring new methods in architectural history. His currently Aggregate’s Chair of the Board. His work has been supported by fellowships from the University of California Humanities Research Institute, the National Science Foundation and the Fulbright Program.