Academic and Administrative Positions
Professor, History and Theory of Architecture, MIT (2005-present)
Interim Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning, MIT (July 2014-present)
Associate Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning, MIT (2007-June 2014)
Director of History, Theory, & Criticism Program, MIT (1996-99, 2002-07)
Associate Professor, History and Theory of Architecture, MIT (1996-2005)
Visiting Associate Professor, History of Architecture, MIT (1995-1996)
Associate Professor, History of Architecture and Urbanism, Cornell University (1993-1995)
Assistant Professor, History of Architecture and Urbanism, Cornell University (1987-1993)
Ph. D., History of Architecture, M.I.T. (1986)
Diplom Architektur, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule (E.T. H.), Zurich (1980)
University of Chicago (1970-1973)
2010 . . Widdess Award, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
2009 . . Fulbright Senior Specialist Award, Council for International Exchange of Scholars of the Institute of International Education
2005, 2008 . . Humanities Arts and Social Sciences Award, MIT
2003 . .
Graham Award for Publication of Global Architecture (New York: Wiley Press, 2004)
2003 . .
Wiley Press, Travel Grant, together with Vikram Prakash and Francis Ching.
2002 . ."Memory and Identity: Berlin" Workshop funded by American Embassy (Berlin), Checkpoint Charlie Stiftung, Stiftung Luftbruckendank, Senat Verwaltung für Stadtentwicklung
2001 . .
Graham Foundation, Award for East European Art and Architecture conference, MIT, (with co-chair Juliana Maxim)
1998 . . Graham Foundation, Award for Architecture, Art and Cultural History (History Theory Criticism 25th Anniversary Symposium), MIT
1995 . . Martin Dominquez Distinguished Teaching Award, Cornell University
2005 . . Fellow at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute (Williamstown, MA)
2001 . . Resident Fellow at the Canadian Center for Architecture (Montreal, Canada)
1993-4 . . Resident Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, NJ)
1986-7 . . Post-doctoral Resident Fellow at the J. Paul Getty Center for the History of Humanities and Art (Santa Monica, CA)
1985-6 . . Chester Dale Resident Fellow at the National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC)
1983 . . Scholarship from the Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst (D. A. A. D)