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Associate Professor Ari Seligmann (PhD) is a critic, historian and designer engaged in studies of contemporary architecture and urbanism, Japanese architecture, and relations between architecture and media. His current research examines Japanese architecture, architectural photography, and architectural education. He is a regular contributor to the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand with a suite of studies of the discursive construction of Japanese architecture. His Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015, Developments and Dialogues (2016) is one of the first English language surveys of modern Japanese architecture produced in almost 30 years. Ongoing research includes documenting and analysing the evolution of the Kumamoto Artpolis Program (1988-present), which is the longest running public architecture program in the world and a litmus of the development of contemporary Japanese architecture. He is published in Studio Futures (2015), Semi-detached: Writing, Representation and Criticism in Architecture (2012) and Curating Architecture and the City (2009). He has also published in prominent journals such as Architecture and Culture, Architectural Theory Review, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians and the Journal of Architectural Education. Current projects include Japanese Architecture & Urbanism and Architecture and Media.
Award Date: 1 Jan 2008
Research area keywords
- architectural photography
Seligmann, A., 2020, In : The Art Bulletin. 102, 3, p. 140-143 4 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Short Review › Research › peer-review
The collaborative construction of timber traditions in Japanese architecture: Photographic argumentation and alternative historical methodsSeligmann, A., 2018, In : Architectural Theory Review. 22, 3, p. 433-452 20 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
Seligmann, A., 2017, Zurich, Switzerland: Park Books. 6 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Catalogue › Research › peer-review
Seligmann, A. & McMahon, S., 2017, QUOTATION: What does history have in store for architecture today? Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand. Hartoonian, G. & Ting, J. (eds.). Canberra, ACT, Australia: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ), Vol. 34. p. 653-664 12 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference Paper › Research › peer-review