2017 Conference Best Paper Award

Ewan Branda, Professor, Woodbury University School of Architecture

The Forms of Bureaucracy at Centre Beaubourg

Dr. Branda is an architect and architectural historian at the Woodbury University School of Architecture. He teaches thesis studios, foundations studios, and seminars examining contemporary practices of digital humanities and scholarly communications using techniques borrowed from digital gaming and electronic literature. His research interests include architecture’s place in the information society, software as a mode of architectural thinking, late-postwar corporate architecture, and technocracy as creativity. His recent research also includes the history of the Los Angeles architectural avant-garde of the mid-1970s. Formerly a registered architect in the province of Québec, he has served as a board member for the LA Forum for Architecture and Urban Design and the Electronic Literature Organization, and is currently a member of the editorial board of the Electronic Book Review.

Learn more about Dr. Branda at Woodbury University and his website.