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Dr. Dustin Valen
BEDS, MArch, PhD
416 979 5000 ext. 556503
Areas of Specialization
History & Theory of Architecture
Health and Design
Climate Change Adaptation
Social and Environmental Justice
Race and Architecture
|2012||University of Toronto||MArch (post-professional)|
- Phyllis Lambert Prize, Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada, 2021
- Postdoctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2019-21
- ARCC King Student Medal, 2020
- Founders' JSAH Article Award, Society of Architectural Historians, 2017
- Martin Eli Weil Prize, Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada, 2015
- “Toward an Architecture of Air and Steam: Climate, Bathing, and Public Health in Victorian Britain,” Journal of Architectural Education 76, no. 1, Health (2022): 21-36.
- “This house was built by Newfoundlanders’: Race, Reconstruction, and Self-Reliant Landscapes in Southern Newfoundland,” Buildings & Landscapes 28, no. 1 (2021): 84-108.
- “Imperial Atmospheres: Race and Climate Control on the Niger,” ABE Journal [Online] no. 17, Entanglements of Architecture and Comfort beyond the Temperate Zone (2020): https://doi.org/10.4000/abe.8106 (external link)
- “Politicking for Postwar Modernism: The Architectural Research Group of Ottawa and Montreal,” Urban History Review 45, no. 2 (2017): 25-44.
- “On the Horticultural Origins of Victorian Glasshouse Culture,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 75, no. 4 (2016): 403-23.
- “Citizens, Protect Your Property: Perspectives on Public Health, Nationalism, and Class in St. John’s Bowring Park, 1911-1930,” Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada 40, no. 2 (2015): 43-56.
- “Hazen Edward Sise and the History of Modern Architecture at McGill, 1949-1957,” RACAR: Revue D’Art Canadienne/Canadian Art Review 40, no. 2, Design Studies in Canada (and beyond): A State of the Field (2015): 27-41.
- Treasurer, Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada, 2023-present
- Co-chair, Climate Change and Architectural History Affiliate Group, Society of Architectural Historians, 2022-present
- Member, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, 2009-present