View towards Victoria Bridge and South Brisbane ca. 1940.

Hamish Lonergan awarded the 2023 David Saunders Grant

The 2023 David Saunders Founder’s Grant has been awarded to Hamish Lonergan for his project “‘A First Place,’ Queer Identity, and Brisbane Architecture since the 1980s: On the architectural receptions of David Malouf”. Architectural designers, edu …

The Auckland waterfront, showing the Auckland Harbour Board Downtown Scheme. Whites Aviation Ltd Photograph. Ref: WA-66196-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23236356

2022 SAHANZ Conference Proceedings – now available

The proceedings of the 2022 SAHANZ Conference ‘Ngā Pūtahitanga / Crossings’ (held jointly with the Australasian Urban History Planning History Group) are now available through the Publications pages of this website (here). Consisting of 40 papers, they …


WHEN: Wednesday 19 July 2023TIME:  10:00am – 5:15pm (lunch and afternoon tea included)WHERE: Warrane Theatre, Museum of Sydney, Cnr Bridge St &, Phillip St, Sydney NSW 2000TICKETS: $65 (Students $35) …

Call for Papers – EAHN 2024 Conference Athens (19-23 June 2024)

Abstracts are invited for the sessions and round tables of the EAHN 2024 Conference. The Call for Papers, Session Topics and Themes,and Discussion Positions can be read at the EAHN website –

Photo by © Luca Chiaudano

CfP for Kay Fisker Symposium – Appraisals and Reappraisals

Call for Papers: “Kay Fisker Symposium – Appraisals and Reappraisals” to be held at the Institute of Architecture and Culture, Royal Danish Academy – Architecture, Design, Conservation in Copenhagen (Denmark) on November 29-30th, 2023.

Call for EoIs in Hosting the SAHANZ 2024 Annual Conference

The SAHANZ Committee welcomes expressions of interest in hosting the 2024 SAHANZ annual conference. Expressions of interest can be sent to the Society’s Secretary, Cristina Garduño Freeman, at The deadline for expressions is …

Applications for David Saunders Founder’s Grant now open

SAHANZ annually offers the David Saunders Founder’s Grant in memory of the founder of the Society, to support research by emerging researchers in the disciplines of architectural history and theory. Applications can be made to apply for funds to assist …

CfP for Special Guest-Edited Issue of Fabrications: Extension of Deadline

SAHANZ invites proposals for a special guest-edited issue Fabrications to be published in mid-2024 (34:2). The deadline for proposals has been extended until Friday 30 June.

Special General Meeting – Agenda

A Special General Meeting of the Society will take place on Friday 7 July from 12pm-2pm AEST, 2pm-4pm Auckland. Held online, this meeting will be devoted to the election of a new SAHANZ Committee, an expression of thanks to those who are stepping …

SAHANZ Committee Call for Nominations

The SAHANZ Committee calls for nominations for several positions on the committee for a two-year period beginning in July 2023. The role of the Committee is to uphold the Constitution of the Society, support its annual events and activities, and develop strategic initiatives and programmes that will advance the aims of the Society ( It is bound by a set of operating rules (