Call for Applications — Research Assistant (Model-Making) Announcement

The Vertical Geopolitics Lab is seeking a Research Assistant (Model-Making) for an immediate start. This post is a paid opportunity for a limited-term contract of between 15 to 30 hours per week, dependent on availability.

Public Program — Branding Islands Making Nations

Part of the Biennale Architettura di Venezia 2016 Collateral Events section, the public program entitled Branding Islands Making Nations is conceived to be held in the format of a case study competition intended to open the discourse on added value in design, expanding upon the 15th International Architecture Exhibition’s call to arms by inviting an extended field of spatial practitioners.

Doctoral Dissertation — Staging Facts on the Ground: On the Historical Role of Built Objects as Markers of Imperial-Colonial Expansion

This research investigates built objects as evidence for the projection of power, authority, and influence.