Anne Bordeleau is Associate Professor at the School of Architecture of the University of Waterloo, Canada. She is an architect and historian with publications on the temporal dimensions of casting, drawing, maps, buildings, and architecture more generally. She has published articles in numerous international journals (Journal of Architecture, Architectural Theory Review, Architectural History, Architecture_MPS, Footprint), chapters in edited books, and a monograph, Charles Robert Cockerell, Architect in Time: Reflections Around Anachronistic Drawings (Ashgate, 2014).
Donald McKay is Associate Professor at Waterloo Architecture. Before graduating (Toronto, B. Arch, 1973), McKay was an organizer in community housing. After graduation, McKay worked as an architect and planner for George Baird and for Barton Myers, and as a management consultant, renovating size of Toronto’s public libraries. Workspheres: Design and Contemporary Work Styles (MOMA, 2001) includes McKay’s furniture. His papers include “Cosmopolitan Mechanics and the Dissolution of National Boundaries” (1991), “Sanctuary” (1998), and “Logistics and Friction” in Metropolitan Mutations (1989). He co-authored, with Robert Jan van Pelt, “Building from Sea to Shining Sea: The Architect in North America” in Der Architekt (2012).
Robert Jan van Pelt
Robert Jan van Pelt was born in the Netherlands and has taught at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture since 1987. Having earned his doctorate on the basis of a dissertation about the cosmic speculations on the Temple of Solomon, the focus of his subsequent research has been the (architectural) history of Auschwitz in particular and the history of the Holocaust in general. He has been active in the struggle against Holocaust denial.