Anna Sokolina, PhD is a trained architect, curator, Routledge featured author, founding chair of SAH Women in Architecture Affiliate Group, of SAH WiA AG Legacy Committee, and co-chair of SAH WiA AG Registers Committee; International Archive of Women in Architecture IAWA honorary member of the Board of Advisors, and Advisory Board member of The Bloomsbury Global Encyclopaedia of Women in Architecture (ed. L.A. Brown and K. Burns, frthcg), founding principal of IArtForum Alternative Spaces. She published over one hundred papers in edited resources, chaired sessions and presented at 85 academic conferences, and received 18 grants and recognitions. Research focus: women’s narratives and transformative trends in architecture that ignite a cross-disciplinary discourse; architecture and utopia, Paper Architecture, architecture and spiritual science. Among her recent publications are: The Routledge Companion to Women in Architecture (ed., 2021), “Breaking the Silence” (2021), “Biology in Architecture” (2016, 2019), Milka Bliznakov Scholar Report (2019, rev. ed. 2021), Architecture and Anthroposophy (ed., 2001, 2010, 2019).

Sokolina holds a PhD in Theory and History of Architecture, Landmarks Restoration and Preservation (1991) from VNIITAG, thesis: “Traditions in Architecture of the GDR.” She graduated from MARKHI (Architecture, 1980) and NYU SPS (Arts Administration, 2001); interned at Guggenheim Museum New YorkCooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum; and Public Design Commission of New York City at The Mayor’s Office; and has contributed on the Editorial Board of Artmargins, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Education Department, Office of Research (1999–2007), and The Morgan Library and Museum; and worked as curator of exhibitions at the Tabakman Museum, Hudson, NY. During t-track as member of architecture faculty at Miami University she curated Cage Gallery, served on the Council on Diversity and Inclusion, REEE Curriculum Committee, Havighurst Advisory Committee, and Post-Doctoral Fellowship Selection Committee. In 2016–20 she served on SHERA Board as SHERA-SAH Liaison. She participated in 19 art exhibitions, five of them at Metropolitan Museum of Art; her 104 artworks are housed in 23 public and private collections. The IAWA at Virginia Tech holds a collection of her professional records and publications, 29 artworks, architectural graphics, volumes of M.Arch. and Ph.D. theses and 25 presentation boards; correspondence with the IAWA Founder (Series VI, multiple boxes in Milka Bliznakov Architectural Collection), her 6 reports as M. Bliznakov Scholar to IAWA Board, annual reports on collecting for the IAWA, as well as over 25 collections of women architects that she solicited and sponsored for the Archive.



Sokolina, Anna, ed., contrib. The Routledge Companion to Women in Architecture. London and New York: Routledge, 2021. 436p. 143 ills. http://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Companion-to-Women-in-Architecture/Sokolina/p/book/9780367232344.

Sokolina, Anna. The Utopia Code: Architecture of the GDR [Kod Utopii: Arkhitektura GDR]. In progress.

Sokolina, Anna, ed. Bliznakov, Milka. In Search for a Style: The Great Experiment in Architecture 1917-1932. In progress.

Sokolina, Anna P. Milka Bliznakov Scholar Report. “Life to Architecture: Milka Bliznakov Academic Papers at the IAWA.” New Haven: Alternative Spaces, 2019, rev. ed. 2021. Open access: http://www.academia.edu/39140431/Milka_Bliznakov_Scholar_Report.

Sokolina, Anna, ed., contrib. Architecture and Anthroposophy. [Arkhitektura i Antroposofiia.] 268p. 348 ills. http://www.iartforum.com. Hardcover editions M.: KMK, 2001. ISBN 5873170746; M: KMK, 2010. ISBN 5873176604. E-access BDN, 2019, http://bdn-steiner.ru/modules/Books/files/arhitektura-i-antroposofiia-opt.pdf.

Sokolina, Anna. Poems | Stikhi. With 13 ills by author, photo by A. Gennadiev. New York: Telex, 1998. LCCN: 99232023.

Chapters and Essays in Edited Volumes

“Nina Aleshina,” “Galina Balashova,” “Milka Bliznakov,” “Tamara Kovalevskaya,” “Iraida Shishkina.” In The Bloomsbury Global Encyclopedia of Women in Architecture 1960–2015, edited by Lori A. Brown and Karen Burns.  London and New York: Bloomsbury (2023). In progress.

“Introduction” and Chapter 26, “Breaking the Silence.” In The Routledge Companion to Women in Architecture. edited by Anna Sokolina, 1-16, 341-356. London and New York: Routledge, 2021.

“Over the Plains of Memory” [Polioty nad dolinami pamiati.] In Andrei Gozak. edited by L.A. Krasilova, 104-107. M.: Kuchkovo Pole, 2019. https://kpole.ru/catalog/knigis/andrey-gozak-arkhitektor-myslitel-chelovek-avt-sost-krasilova-l-a/.

“Women in Architecture: The Time of Global Transitions.” [Zhenshchiny v arkhitekture: vremia global’nykh peremen.] In Sustainable Development of Environments. [Ustoichivoiie razvitiie teritoriy.] Conference Papers, First International Scientific and Practical Conference (Moscow, May 16, 2018). National Research University, Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (NRU MGSU), edited by M.I. Afonina, Section 3: “Architecture,” 179-181. M.: MICI-MGSU, 2018. ISBN 978-5-7264-1868-1. http://mgsu.ru/resources/izdatelskaya-deyatelnost/izdaniya/izdaniya-otkr-dostupa/2018/urt_isa.pdf.

“Biology in Architecture: The Goetheanum Case Study.” In The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture, edited by Charissa Terranova and Meredith Tromble, 52-70. London and New York: Routledge, 2016; 2019. 546p. https://books.google.com/books?id=klPUDAAAQBAJ&pg=PT144&dq=onepage; http://www.routledgehandbooks.com/doi/10.4324/9781315687896.ch2; http://www.routledgehandbooks.com/author/Anna%20P._Sokolina

“The Goetheanum Culture in Modern Architecture.” [Kultura Geteanuma v sovremennoi architecture.] In Science, Education and Experimental Design [Nauka, obrazovaniie i eksperimental’noie proiektirovaniie. Trudy MARKHI], edited by D.O. Shvidkovsky, G.V. Yesaulov, et al., 157-159. M.: MARKHI, 2014. 536p.

“Metamorphoses of the Artistic Mind.” [Metamorfozy khudozhestvennogo soznaniia.] In Russian Art Abroad: Second Half of the 2othEarly 21st Century [Russkoie art-zarubezhye: vtoraia polovina XX–nachalo XXI veka], edited by A. Obukhova, and Z. Starodubtseva, 64-67, 344. M.: State Centre of Contemporary Art [Gosudarstvenny Tsentr Sovremennogo Iskusstva GCSI], 2010. 359p.

“Traditional Identities in East German Architecture 1945–1990.” [Problema otnosheniia k traditsiiam v arkhitekture Vostochnoi Germanii 1945–1990.] In Architecture of the World 2. West-East: Traditions in Architecture. Second International Conference on the History of Architecture [Arkhitektura Mira 2. Zapad–Vostok: Vzaimodeistviie Traditsij v Aarkhitekture], edited by N.I. Smolina, 148-153. M.: Arkhitektura, 1993. 206p.

“Papierarchitekten und Geheimarchitektur: Planen und Bauen in der Kriese Russlands.“ [Paper Architects and Secret Architecture: Design and Construction in the Crisis in Russia.] Vortr.3. In Ökologische zukunftsweisende Siedlungen [New Sustainable Settlements], ein Erfahrungsbericht, compiled by B. Hotze, ed. A. v. Zadow, transl. R. Holmes, 1-4. EAUE Berlin: Vortragsman, 1993. 84p.

“Ökologische Belange in der Stadtplanung.” [Ecological Aspects of Urban Planning]; “Wie wird sich Moskau entwickeln: Fünf konkurrierende Leitbilder.” [Five Models for Architecture and Planning in Moscow.] Vortr.4. In Ökologische zukunftsweisende Siedlungen [New Sustainable Settlements], ein Erfahrungsbericht, compiled by B. Hotze, ed. A. v. Zadow, transl. R. Holmes, 5-8. EAUE Berlin: Vortragsman, 1993. 84p.

“The New Freedom.” In Jaerna ’92: The Report, edited by Eckardt Falter, Filip Henley, and Marianne Schubert, 124. Basel and Amsterdam: Impressum, 1993.

“Historiographic Review. East German Architecture of the 1980s.” [Istoriograficheskii obzor. Arkhitektura Vostochnoi Germanii 1980-kh godov.] In Historiographic Essays on Architecture of the Nineteenth-Twentieth Centuries [Istoriograficheskiie issledovaniia k voprosam arkhitektury XIX-XX vekov], edited by V.L. Khait, et al. M.: VNIITAG, 1991.

“Prefabricated Traditions: City Planning in East Germany in 1980s.” [Industrial’noie osvoeniie traditsii v arkhitekture gorodov GDR 1980-kh godov.] In Architecture and City Planning [Arkhitektura i gradostroitel’stvo], Series: Industrial Construction 2/3 [Seriya: Industrial’noie Domostroeniie], edited by B.M. Merzhanov, I.A. Bondarenko, et al., 1-29. M.: VNIITAG, 1990. ISSN 0868-6599.

“The Evolution of the Idea of Dominance: Tall Buildings in Architecture of the GDR.” [Razvitiie idei vysotnykh dominant v arkhitekture GDR.] Co-author: Bruno Flierl. In Contemporary International Architecture: Aesthetic Studies [Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia arkhitektura. Esteticheskiie problemy], edited by V.L. Khait, et al., 63-74. M.: VNIITAG, 1989. 115р.

“New Trends in Western Architecture.” [Noveishiie techeniia v zapadnoi arkhitekture.] In Zodchestvo 3 (22), edited by T.A. Gatova, 254-258. M.: Stroyizdat, 1989. 271p.

“Charles Moore: Theory and Practice.” [Charlz Mur—teoretik i praktik.] In Architecture of the West4. Modernism and Postmodernism: The Critique of Concepts [Arkhitektura Zapada–4. Modernism i postmodernism: kritika kontseptsiy], edited by V.L. Khait, A.V. Ryabushin, et al., 134-141. M.: Stroyizdat, 1987. 184p. https://www.twirpx.com/file/602923/, https://tatlin.ru/lib/arxitektura_zapada

“Humane Urban Spaces (The GDR Case Study).” [Gumanizatsiia prostranstvennoi sredy (na оpyte arkhitektury GDR).] Co-author: Arkady Medvedev. In Psychological Science and Social Practice. Academic anthology [Psikhologicheskaia nauka i sotsialnaia praktika. Nauchny sbormik po resul’tatam konferentsii], 46-48. M.: USSR Academy of Sciences, 1987.

“Formbuilding in Architecture: Concepts and Practices of the Western Neoavant-garde in the 1970s–1980s.” [Problema formoobrazovaniia v kontseptsiiakh i tvorchestve arkhitektorov novogo avangarda 70kh–80kh godov na Zapade.] In The Inquiries on Formbuilding in Contemporary Architecture [Voprosy formoobrazovaniia v sovremennoi arkhitekture], edited by V. Dakhno, et al., 87-89. Kiev: KievCNIIEP, 1983.

Articles in Edited Professional Periodicals

“The International Archive of Women in Architecture: Five Facts.” [Archiv zhenshin v arkhitekture: 5 Faktov.] In Architecture of Russia | archi.ru (March 8, 2017). http://archi.ru/world/72748/arkhiv-zhenschin-v-arkhitekture-5-faktov.

“In Memoriam: Professor Emerita Milka Bliznakov.” [Pamiati professora arkhitektury Milki Bliznakovoi.] Arkhitekturny Vestnik AV [Architectural Courier, Moscow] 119, no.2 (2011): 42.

“International Archive of Women in Architecture.” [Mezhdunarodny Arkhiv Zhenshchin Arkhitektorov.] Arkhitekturny Vestnik AV [Architectural Courier] 119, no.2 (2011): 42.

“Milka Bliznakov. 1927–2010.” Slavic Review. Interdisciplinary Quarterly of Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies 70, no.2 (2011): 498-499. https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/FBE94AAAC78BDF5D3A8DC9DE9DC39D21/S0037677900009773a.pdf/milka_bliznakov_19272010.pdf.

“Anna Sokolina on the RUSSIA! Panels at the Guggenheim.” ARTMargins, Articles, December (2005). https://artmargins.com/anna-sokolina-on-the-russia-panels-at-the-guggenheim.

“Eye on Malevich: An Epoch Revisited.” ARTMargins, Articles, April (2004). https://artmargins.com/eye-on-malevich-an-epoch-revisited.

“Database of Russian Art 1860–1940.” ARTMargins, Articles, December (2003). https://artmargins.com/database-on-russian-art-1860-1940.

“East of Art: Transformations in Eastern Europe.” ARTMargins, Articles (Published 11 June 2003). https://artmargins.com/east-of-art-transformations-in-eastern-europe-introduction.

“International Archive of Women in Architecture.” [Vnimaniie! Mezhdunarodny Arkhiv Zhenshchin Arkhitektorov.] Arkhitekturny Vestnik AV [Architectural Courier] 3/72 (2003): 7. http://archvestnik.ru/new/files/2033%20A-vesti.pdf.

“Architecture and the State: Moscow Urban Concepts after Socialism.” The Anthropology of East Europe Review: Central Europe, Eastern Europe and Eurasia (AEER). Special Issue: New Directions in Post Socialist Studies. 20/2 (2002): 91-101. http://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/aeer/article/view/464.

“In Opposition to the State: the Soviet Neoavant-Garde and East German Aestheticism in the 1980s.” ARTMargins (published 21 May 2002). https://artmargins.com/in-opposition-to-the-state-the-soviet-neoavant-garde-and-east-german-aestheticism-in-the-1980s.

“Alternative Identities: Conceptual Transformations in Soviet and Post-soviet Architecture.” ARTMargins, Articles (published 01 May 2001). https://artmargins.com/alternative-identities-conceptual-transformations-in-soviet-and-post-soviet-architecture.

“New Consumerism.” Roundtable ‘Ten Years After.’ ARTMargins (2001). http://www.artmargins.com/content/roundtable/sokolina.html

“Publication in Russia of Architecture and Anthroposophy.” IFMA Newsletter. Mensch und Architektur 10 (1998): 6.

“Was Ich Nicht Bauen Kann, Male Ich. Architekturgalerien in Manhattan.” [I Draw the Unbuilt. Architecture Galleries in Manhattan.] Der Architekt 6 [Bonn] (1996): 348.

“Ökologische Architekturkonzepte aus Russland.” [An Ecological Approach to Architecture in Russia.] Der Architekt [Bonn] vol. A 12230 E, 2 (1994): 102-106.

“Moskau nach dem Umbruch.” [Moscow after the Upheaval.] Der Architekt [Bonn] vol. A 12230 E, 2 (1994): 84-89.

“Wohnen in Moskau.” [Living in Moscow.] Der Architekt [Bonn] vol. A 12230 E, 2 (1994): 82-83.

“Öko-konzeptionen in Russischer Architektur.” [Eco-philosophy in Russian Architecture.] Kommune Forum für Politik, Ökonomie, Kultur [Commune. Forum for Politics, Economy, Culture. Frankfurt/Main] 1 (1994): 54-58.

“Juerg Spörri, Architect: Defining the Preference.” IFMA Newsletter Mensch und Architektur 10/11, July (1994): 2-3.

“Russland nach dem Umbruch. Wohnungssituation, Wohnungsrecht und Wohnungsbau.” [Russia after the Upheaval: Residential Construction, Law, and Market.] Kommune. Forum für Politik, Ökonomie, Kultur [Commune. Forum for Politics, Economy, Culture. Frankfurt/Main] 10 (1993): 52-55.

“Moskau’s Architekten Vereinigen Sich.” [Moscow’s Architects Unite.] Ambiente [Munich] 9 (1993): 14-15.

“Von Papierarchitektur zur Joint Venture.” [From Paper Architecture to Joint Venture.] Bauwelt [Berlin] 48, December 28 (1992): 2733-2741.

“Die Lange Kriese der Russishen Architektur.” [The Long Crisis in Russian Architecture.] Kommune Forum für Politik, Ökonomie, Kultur [Commune. Forum for Politics, Economy, and Culture. Frankfurt/Main] 10 (1992): 73-75.

“Russia: The New Freedom.” IFMA Newsletter. Mensch und Architektur 4, November (1992): 5.

“Ralf Niebergall.” Architecture and Construction in Russia [Arkhitektura i Stroitel’stvo Rossii. Moscow] 11 (1990): 14-17.

“Ground Floor of the City.” [Pervy etazh goroda.] Architecture and Construction in Russia [Arkhitektura i stroitel’stvo Rossii. Moscow] 7 (1990): 30-32.

“Residential Construction in East Germany: The Experiments of the 1980s.” [Zhilish’noie stroitel’stvo v GDR: eksperimenty 80-kh.] Architecture and Construction in Russia [Arkhitektura i stroitel’stvo Rossii. Moscow] 5 (1989): 26-29.

“Hermann Henselmann.” Architecture of the USSR [Arkhitektura SSSR. Moscow.] 1 (1987): 110-113.

“Realism is a Credo.” [Realism—eto pozitsiia.] Moscow. Architecture [Arkhitektura] 1 (1987): 7.

“The Ironies of Charles Moore.” [Ironii Charlza Mura.] Architecture [Arkhitektura. Moscow] 14 (1983): 7.

”In Pursuit of the Origins.” [V poiskakh opory.] Architecture [Arkhitektura.Moscow] 21 (1982): 7.

“Metaphors by Arata Isozaki.” [Metafory Arata Isozaki.] Architecture [Arkhitektura. Moscow] 17 (1981): 7.

“Základní rysy postmodernismu.” [Basic Oppositions of Postmodernism.] stavba a Architektura [Prague, Czech Republic] 8 (1980): 12.

“The Antitheses of the New Avant-garde.” [Antitezy Novogo Avangarda.] Architecture [Arkhitektura] 23 (1980): 7.

 Published Abstracts (selected)

“Expanding the Archive: Caryatids of Russian Architecture. International Archive of Women in Architecture IAWA Symposium “Expanding the ‘Archive’. Latent Connections: Evidence and Speculation.” Blacksburg, VA, March 20–22, 2019, School of Architecture + Design, Virginia Tech, 10, 23-24. https://archdesign.caus.vt.edu/events/iawa-symposium-2019

“Unbuilt: Paper Architecture and the Russian Utopia.” Paper Abstr. 50 ASEEES Annual Convention “Performance,” Panel: Cultures of Soviet Dissent, Boston, MA, Dec.6–9, 2018. https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/aseees/aseees18/index.php?cmd=Online+Program+View+Paper&selected_paper_id=1401670&PHPSESSID=73klrtjtm8ogt6a1fh8coe2je3

“Life to Architecture: Uncovering Women’s Narratives.” Session Précis, co-chair with Paola Zellner, Virginia Tech, SAH Saint Paul 71st Annual International Conference April 1822, 2018, Conference Program, SAH 2018, 16, 76. Also in: Abstracts of Papers Presented at the 71st Annual International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians. St. Paul MN Apr 18–22, 2018, PS05, p.20-24. http://www.sah.org/docs/default-source/conference/2018-cfp-society-of-architectural-historians-st-paul-conference.pdf?sfvrsn=2.

“The Secret Star of the Outer Space Program: Galina Balashova, First Architect of Spaceship Interiors.” In 2018 IAWA Symposium. Women Inventors in Architecture 17002000. Blacksburg, VA, March 28–30, 2018, 9, 22-23. International Archive of Women in Architecture, School of Architecture + Design: Virginia Tech, 2018.

“Art and Architecture: Made by Women.” Panel summary. Chair, 49th ASEEES Annual Convention “Transgressions.” Chicago IL, Nov.9–12 (12), 2017. http://aseees.org/convention/past-aseees-conventions; https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/aseees/aseees17/index.php?program_focus=view_session&selected_session_id=1266173&cmd=online_program_direct_link&sub_action=online_program.

“Architecture behind the Iron Curtain: Construction of Shared Identity.” In Abstracts 2017 online. College Art Association 105th Annual Conference. Session “Entangled Modernisms: Architecture and Ideology.” New York NY, Feb.15–18 (17), 2017. http://www.collegeart.org/pdf/conference/conference-program-2017.pdf.

“City by a Woman: Architect Alexandra Pavlova.” In UIFA 2015. 18th Congress of the International Union of Women Architects. The Woman Architect and Her Field of Influence. Abstracts and Papers, 15. Washington DC & Virginia Tech Blacksburg VA, 2015.

“Anna Sokolina Recognized for Her Architectural History Work.” In Art Section Newsletter, edited by David Adams, 46 (2016), 25. Penn Valley CA: Art Section in North America, 2016. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwXIctc5w45Za2xyUHhhaGk0bU0/view

“Architecture behind the Iron Curtain: the USSR-GDR Showcase.” Abstract of paper presented at 46th Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies ASEEES, Panel: “Reconsidering the Legacy of German-Soviet Cultural Relations.” San Antonio TX, Nov. 20–23, 2014. http://aseees.org/convention/past-aseees-conventions;  https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/aseees/aseees14/index.php?cmd=Online+Program+View+Paper&selected_paper_id=728682&PHPSESSID=vm2j30q0u7g58eg6elu16va737.

“The Goetheanum Culture in Modern Architecture” [Kul’tura Geteanuma v sovremennoi architecture.] In Science, Education and Experimental Design [Nauka, obrazovaniie i eksperimental’noie proiektirovaniie.] Theses of papers presented at the Annual Academic Conference at the Moscow Institute of Architecture, The State Academy, 605-606. M.: MARCHI, 2014.

“Environment as Sociopolitical Spectacle: New Utopia Bubble for Reuse of Abandoned Diamond Mines.” In Critical Studies in Expressive Culture. Radical Aesthetics and Politics Conference Abstracts, Hunter College CUNY, New York, NY, December 9, 2011. http://chreculture.blogspot.com/2011/09/2011-conference-abstracts.html.

“The Russian State Library: Turning Points, Capital Identities and Political Spectacle.” In Abstracts of Papers Presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, Providence, RI, 2004, 91. Chicago: SAH, 2004.

“Paper Architecture and the Russian Utopia.” In Abstracts of Papers Presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, Richmond VA, 2002, 109. Chicago: SAH, 2002.

“Russian Neoavant-Garde 1980s–1990s: Yuri Avvakumov and the New Utopia.” In Abstracts 2001. Record for the Sessions of the 89th Annual Conference of the College Art Association, Chicago, IL, 180. New York: CAA, 2001.

“Toward the Architecture of the Goetheanum.” [K arkhitekture Geteanuma.] Abstract of presented paper in conference records, Artistic Traditions in Eastern Europe 1920s1930s. [Traditsii khudozhestvennogo tvorchestva v ctranakh Vostochnoi Evropy 1920–1930kh godov.] M.: VNIIIsk (Russian Academic Research Institute for Art History), 1993.

“The Evolution of Public Spaces in Ancient Towns.” [Evolutsiia obshestvennykh tsentrov anticnykh gorodov.] In WestEast: Tradition of Antiquity in Architecture. Third International Conference. [Tretia mezhdunarodnaia konferentsiia Zapad-Vostok: antichnaia traditsiia v arkhitekture.] NIITAG Conference Theses, edited by N.I. Smolina. M.: Arkhitektura, 1994. 211p. Also: “The Evolution of Public Centers in Towns of Antiquity.” In WestEast: Antique Tradition in Architecture. III International Conference of the World History of Architecture. Abstracts of Papers, February 1012, 1993, edited by N.I. Smolina, 19. M.: VNIITAG–MARCHI, 1993.

“Challenging Traditional Identities: East German Architecture 1945–1990.” [Problema otnosheniia k traditsii v arkhitekture Vostochnoi Germanii 1945–1990 godov.] In Insights on the History of Architecture. [Problemy istorii arkhitektury.] Part 2: Architecture in the Context of the History of Culture. Chapter IV: Traditions and Cross-Influences. Conference Theses, 180-183, 227. M.: VNIITAG, 1990.

“Tall Buildings as a Showcase: Designing Moscow’s Identity.” [Vysotnye zdaniia kak tema obraznykh poiskov v arkhitekture Moskvy.] In Inquiries on Theory and Practice of Architecture and City Planning. [Voprosy Teorii i Praktiki Arkhitektury i Gradostroitel’stva.] Records of the XXXV academic conference at the Moscow Institute of Architecture. Session V: Theory and History of Architecture and Art, 162-163. M.: MARCHI, 1980. 208p.   

“Insights on Design-Build Practices in Central Asia (the City of Tashkent Case Study).” [Nekotorye osobennosti proektirovaniia i stroitel’stva v usloviiakh Srednei Azii (na primere g. Tashkent.] In Inquiries on Theory and Practice of Architecture and City Planning. [Voprosy Teorii i Praktiki Arkhitektury i Gradostroitel’stva.] Conf. Theses. XXXV Acad. Conference at the Moscow Institute of Architecture. Session VI: Design and Construction Methods [Arkhitekturno-konstruktivnye resheniia.], 187. M.: MARCHI, 1980. 208p.

“The Aesthetic Philosophy of the Art Concept of Surrealism.” [Filosofsko-esteticheskaia kontseptsiia khudozhestvennogo tvorchestva surrealistov.] In Inquiries on Theory and Practice of Architecture and City Planning. [Voprosy Teorii i Praktiki Arkhitektury i Gradostroitel’stva.] Conference Theses. XXXV Academic Conference at the Moscow Institute of Architecture. Session V: Theory and History of Architecture and Art, 162. M.: MARCHI, 1980. 208p.

“On the Aesthetic Perception of Color.” [Nekotorye problemy esteticheskogo vospriatiia tsveta.] In Inquiries on Theory and Practice of Architecture and City Planning. [Voprosy Teorii i Praktiki Arkhitektury i Gradostroitel’stva.] Records of the XXXV Academic Conference at the Moscow Institute of Architecture. Session VI: Design and Construction Methods [Arkhitekturno-konstruktivnye resheniia], 191. M.: MARCHI, 1980. 208p.

“Architecture and Design: Intertwined.” [Vzaimodeistviie arkhitektury i dizaina.] In Inquiries on Theory and Practice of Architecture and City Planning. [Voprosy Teorii i Praktiki Arkhitektury i Gradostroitel’stva.] Program of the ХХХIII academic conference Feb.23–Mar.4, 1977. [Programma raboty ХХХIII nauchnoi konferentsii 23 fevralia4 маrta1977g.] Moscow Institute of Architecture. Session V: Theory and History of Architecture and Art, 48. М.: МARCHI, 1977. 62p.

Reviews of Books, Programs, Papers, Media Series

Book Review by Anna Sokolina. Willkens, Danielle. Architecture for Teens: A Beginner’s Book for Aspiring Architects. Rockridge Press, 2021. Commissioned for Goodreads and Amazon. Apr 16, 2021. http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3948822926.

Reviews of the editorial proposal, Research Area Former Soviet Union / Russia, Bloomsbury Global Encyclopedia of Women in Architecture 1960–2015, eds. Lori Brown and Karen Burns, area eds. Alla Vronskaya and Tijana Vujosevic. Manusc. 6p, 3p, 2p FebMay 2019.

Review/comments on 18 paper proposals on SAH 2018 Conference website for the session “Life to Architecture: Uncovering Women’s Narratives,” co-chair with Paola Zellner, Virginia Tech, 71st SAH Annual International Conference, St. Paul MN, Apr.1822, 2018. http://www.sah.org/conferences-and-programs/2018-conference—saint-paul; https://app.oxfordabstracts.com/stages/96/submissions/review.

“Book Proposal Review: Fiona Gray, Rudolf SteinerOccult Architect. Manusc. 5p. for VERSITA Publishing House http://versita.com, Oct. 2013.

“Review on the TV series City by a Woman and the segment Russian Caryatids” at IAWA Annual Board Meeting, CAUS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Oct. 29, 2011, manusc. 4p. Special Collections, University Libraries. http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv00230.xml.

“Old Games for Cosmopolitan Intellectuals.” Book Review by Anna P. Sokolina: Mos-Angeles Two. Vladimir Paperny. Moscow: NLO, 2009. 216 pp.” ARTMargins, published April 12, 2010, https://artmargins.com/old-games-cosmopolitan-intellectuals-book-review.

“Dissertation Thesis Review: ‘Krasheninnikova, T.I. “Russian Architecture Legacies in Jerusalem, 2nd Half XIX–Early XX Centuries.’” Vysshaia Attestatsionnaia Commissiia VAK Moscow, 2009.

“Book Review: Die Architektur Stalins. By Dmitrij Chmelnizki. Andreas Umland, ed. Introduction by Bruno Flierl. Vol. 1, Studien zu Ideologie und Stil, Vol. 2, Eine Bilddokumentation. Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag, 2007.” Slavic Review, vol. 67, No.2 (2008), 524-525.

“Review and Evaluation of Proposed Associate Program in Applied Science in Decorative Arts and Design, Gibbs College,” manusc. 7p. Connecticut Department of Higher Education, April 6–7, 2006.

“Book Review.” [Obzor arkhitekturnykh publikatsii.] Moscow. Architecture and Construction in Russia [Arkhitektura i Stroitel’svo Rossii], 2 (1990), 9.

“Review of Architecture Periodicals in East Germany” [Tematicheskii obzor arkhitekturnoi periodiki Vostochnoi Germanii], in “Annual Review of international architecture periodicals. Chapter 10. Reviews of recent international architecture periodicals” [Obzory tekushei zarubezhnoi periodiki], with co-authors. In VNIITAG Academic Papers [Nauchny sbornik VNIITAG, Moskva], Architecture and City Planning. International Experience. [Arkhitektura i Gradostroitel’svo. Zarubezhnyi opyt.] 1 (1989), 48-52.

“Review of International Architecture Periodicals 1980–1986” [Obzor zarubezhnoi arkhitekturnoi periodiki 1980–1986], with coauthors. In VNIITAG Academic Papers. [Nauchny sbornik VNIITAG.] M.: VNIITAG, 1986.

“11 Reviews of Thematic Book Proposals.” [Tematicheskiie obzory knizhnykh zaiavok.] 11 VNIITAG reviews commissioned by the Publishing House Stroyizdat, multiple manuscripts. Moscow, VNIITAG, 1986–1990.

 Essays in General Media (selected)

“Guz Petr Evseyevich: The Page of a Hero.” [Guz Piotr Yevseievich: Stranitsa Geroia]. The Immortal Region, an official memorial site of the international WWII chronicles, http://www.moypolk.ru [“Bessmertny Polk“], Feb.23, 2019: http://www.moypolk.ru/rossiya/soldiers/guz-petr-evseevich.

“Henry Khudiakov: a Poet and an Artist.” [Genrikh Khudiakov: poet i khudozhnik.] New York. Novoye Russkoye Slovo [New Russian Word] 10/03 (2003), 26.

“The Tabakman Museum.” [Muzei Tabakmana.] New York. New-Yorkskiie Sezony [New York Seasons] 3/2 (1997), 46.

“First Private Museum of Contemporary Russian Art in New York.” New York. Novoye Russkoye Slovo [New Russian Word] 30523 (1997): 20.

“Russian Art Museum Sets Shows.” Hudson, NY. Register Star 5 (1997), 4.

“Architecture and Anthroposophy.” New York. SlovoWord 21 (1997), 139-143.

“Paper Architecture.” [Bumazhnaia arkhitektura.] Novoye Russkoye Slovo [New York] 30115 (1996), 21.


Society of Architectural Historians SAH 2001–present | SAH Women in Architecture Affiliate Group founding principal 2020, chair 2021–present | SAH WiA AG Registers Committee co-chair 2020–present | SAH WiA AG Legacy Committee chair 2021–present | SHERA-SAH liaison 2015–2020

College Art Association CAA 1999–present

International Archive of Women in Architecture IAWA—honorary Board member 2002–present

Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation BWAF (Newsletter subscription) 2008–present

Association for Women in Slavic Studies AWSS 2013–present

Northeast Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies NESEEES 2012–present

Society of Historians of East European, Eurasian & Russian Art & Arch. SHERA 1999–present | Board officer 2016–2020

Visual Arts Section, School for Spiritual Science in North America 1996–present

Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies ASEEES 2014–2019

Mid-Atlantic Slavic Conference MASC 2003–2008

Consortium of Art and Architectural Historians CAAH 2001–2006

Art Museum Image Consortium AMICO 2002–2005

Harvard Club of NYC, The Russia Society 1999–2001

Moscow Association of Junior Architects 1992–1994

The Union of Architects of USSR/Russia 1990–1999

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