Upcoming Events

To schedule an appearance, contact me.

November 14, 2019
Invited Seminar: “What Can We Learn from Swedish House Factories?”
Retooling the U.S. Housing Industry, Executive Builder Workshop
Scottsdale, AZ

Past Events

April 5, 2019
Invited Seminar: “A Historical Perspective on Today’s Swedish Homebuilding Technology”
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Gaithersburg, MD

April 4, 2019
Conference paper: "The Solar Architecture Taxonomy: A Historical Analysis"
Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) Annual Conference
Tysons, VA

September 27, 2018
Guest Speaker: "Solar Architecture: Historical and Contemporary Investigations"
Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Architecture Research Forum

October 10, 2017
Presentation: "Blogging from the Ivory Tower: Reflections on SolarHouseHistory.com"
SOLAR 2017: American Solar Energy Society
Denver, CO
link to video

October 6, 2017
Presentation: "Architectural History after Charlottesville"
WIHR Conference in honor of Eric Sandeen
American Heritage Center, Laramie, WY

April 23, 2017
Guest Speaker: "Mid-Century Modern: A Historian’s View"
Alliance for Historic Wyoming fundraising event
Laramie, WY

April 13, 2017
Conference paper: "Greenhouse Design with Waste Heat: Principles and Practices"
Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) Annual Conference
Oklahoma City, OK
link to paper

April 2, 2016
Conference paper: "The Thermostat Age: Questions of Historiography"
American Society of Environmental History (ASEH) Annual Conference
Seattle, WA

November 5, 2015
Guest Speaker: “Renewables and Energy Efficiency in Rural Wyoming”
Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts Convention
Laramie, WY

June 9, 2015
Interviewed for "Breakfast at Arup"
London, UK

April 17, 2015
Conference Session Convener: "Environmental Technologies In History: Chicago’s Role"
Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Annual Meeting
Chicago, IL

April 4, 2015
Speaker: "Gregory Ain: Low Cost Modern Housing and the Construction of a Social Landscape"
WUHO Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

March 25, 2015
Conference Paper Presentation: "Work and Teamwork: Notes on Collaborative Practice in the 20th Century"
Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) Professional Conference
Milwaukee, WI

July 7, 2014 
Conference Paper Presentation: "Modern Architecture and Theories of Solar Orientation"
SOLAR 2014: American Solar Energy Society
San Francisco, CA
link (pdf)

June 30, 2014
Guest Speaker: "Solar Energy at Home"
Old Town Library
Fort Collins, CO

May 7, 2014
Guest Speaker: "Lost in Translation: American Views of Japanese Architecture"
Old Town Library
Fort Collins, CO

April 19, 2014
Guest Speaker: "Notes on the History of the Solar House ... and Shading"
Palm Springs Public Library
Palm Springs, CA

April 10, 2014 
Conference Paper Presentation: "Banham's Gamble"
Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Annual Meeting
Austin, TX

March 8, 2014
Guest speaker: "The Solar House, Then and Now"
Saturday University
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Jackson, WY

February 18, 2014
Guest speaker: "Colorado’s Role in the History of the Solar House"
Northern Colorado Renewable Energy Society (NCRES)
O'Dell's Brewery, Fort Collins, CO

November 14th, 2013
Panel Discussion Moderator
University of Wyoming Sustainability Summit

October 2, 2013
Presentation: "Chicago's Role in the History of the Solar House"
Chicago Architecture Foundation

October 2, 2013
Presentation: "Superinsulation and the History of the Solar House"
Passive House Alliance of Chicago @ Hafele Chicago Showroom

August 24, 2013
Presentation: "Notes on the History of the Solar House"
Society of Architectural Historians/Southern California Chapter
West Hollywood Library

July 27, 2013
Featured Speaker
Solar Day Salt Lake
Utah Solar Energy Association