Simon Sadler

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Simon Sadler (British, b. 1968 in Solihull, West Midlands) is Professor of Architectural and Urban History in the Art History Program at the University of California, Davis. Formerly a Lecturer in Architectural History at the University of Nottingham. His publications study the architectural ideas of the Archigram group, the Situationists, and other experimental practices since 1945.


  • Archigram: Architecture without Architecture, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2005 [1]
  • (edited with Jonathan Hughes), Non-Plan: Essays on Freedom, Participation and Change in Modern Architecture and Urbanism, Oxford: Architectural Press, 2000 [2]
  • The Situationist City, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1998 [3]
  • Shortlisted for the 2008 Bruno Zevi Award presented by International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA)
  • "An Architecture of the Whole," Journal of Architectural Education, vol. 61, no. 4, 2008, pp. 108-129.
  • "Drop City Revisited," Journal of Architectural Education, vol. 58, 2006.
  • "Portrait of the Architect as a Young Man," Art History, vol. 26, no. 4, September 2003.
  • "Everyday People," Prototypo, vol. 4, no. 7, August 2002.
  • "The Brutal Birth of Archigram," Twentieth Century Architecture no. 6, London: Twentieth Century Society, 2002.
  • "The Invisible University," arq (Architectural Research Quarterly), vol. 6, no. 2, 2002.
  • "Archigram and Technocracy," Universal versus Individual: the Architecture of the 1960s, Conference Proceedings 2002, Jyväskylä: Alvar Aalto Academy, 2002

External links[edit]

  • Art History Program, UC Davis [4]
  • Personal website [5]