The Society of Architectural Historians, James Oglethorpe Chapter at the Savannah College of Art and Design strives to promote the interdisciplinary field of Architectural History, while advocating a greater understanding of the built environment.
The Oglethorpe Chapter encourages greater collaboration between students and scholars of Architectural History through its membership to the Society of Architectural Historians and through hosting a variety of field trips, paper presentations, networking events and other activities held in Savannah as well as the surrounding low country of Georgia.
Club Officers for 2013-2014
Olivier Maene, President
Jessica Archer, Vice President
Evan Allen, Secretary
Kimberly Herman, Treasurer
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Things We Think Are Cool
SCAD’s very own Christian Sottile gives a TED talk on cities, 5/13/2011. Check it out!
WELCOME BACK RECEPTION
September 19th, 2013, 6:00 PM
SCAD Smithfield Cottage
118 W. Hall St.
Savannah, GA 31401
A reception with refreshments will take place at Smithfield Cottage to welcome old (and new!) members. Professors and club members will be present to kick off the new school year. A brief presentation will also exhibit current student’s work over the summer. Please join us for an enjoyable evening of Architectural History camaraderie.
Foster + Partners wins a skyscraper competition for 425 Park Ave, according to Arch2.0. What do you think?
A gallery of photos from the World Architecture Festival Awards, as presented by the UK’s Telegraph.
Zaha Hadid and the Energy of Change, New York Times, 9/13/12
This New York Times article hails contemporary architect Zaha Hadid as a visionary artist and renaissance woman.
The Oglethorpe Chapter is the Savannah College of Art & Design’s student-run architectural history club. We are hoping to become a chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians. Our name pays tribute to the founder of the colony of Georgia.
ARCHITECTURAL FUN FACT OF THE WEEK 9/15/12:
The Eiffel Tower stands at 990 feet, except in hot weather, when it expands by up to seven inches.