selected publications | lectures


Applied Mapping and Data Visualization, Routledge Sum 2017 - NEW! Book website [Link] [Get it HERE] and [Here] and [Here]

Engineering Aesthetics, with Shahin Vassigh, Routledge, forthcoming

Imaginative Beholding: Representation, Modernism and Aesthetics in Visual Culture. in process

Studio Books

Atlas Mar, 2012 [Link]

Synthetic Ideologies, 2012 [Link]


Proceedings: Messadi, T. and W.E. Newman, “Immersive Learning of Sustainable Building Design and Construction Practices,” Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference, 2016

Newman, W. E., “Virtual Humanities: I-CAVE Technology in Visual Culture,” The Study of Visual Culture in the Era of Zeros and Ones, Conference sponsored by the Art Historians of Southern California, San Diego CA, October 18, 2014

Newman, W. E., Early Issues in Space Perception. In M. Allan, editor, Neuro-Logics: The Brain and the Experience of Architecture, University of Toronto, April 2014 [Link]

Newman, W. E., What would Vitruvius do? Re-Thinking Architecture Education for the 21st Century Architecture Research Centers Consortium/EAAE 2014 International Conference, Feb. 14-19, 2014, Hawaii, Asia Pacific/USA [PDF}

Newman, W. E., Shu-Ching Chen, Shahin Vassigh, Scott Graham, Keqi Zhang, Immersive Computing Environments for the Environment, ACSA 102nd Annual Meeting, Globalizing Architecture, April 10-12, 2014, Miami, FL/USA  {Link]

Newman, W. E., Collaborative Teaching for Stem and the Humanities in Architecture Programs:Engineering Aesthetics, Building Technology Educators’ Society, ACSA 102nd Annual MeetingSpecial Focus Session: Building Technology Educators’ Society ACSA Annual Meeting in Miami, FL/USA in April 2014  [Link]

Newman, W. E. and S. Vassigh, Sustainable Development and Interdisciplinary Education, 2014 One Voice International Conf., May 31, 2014, Orlando, FL/USA

Newman, W. E., Data Visualization for Advanced Site Analysis, 2014 Design Communication Conference, October -1-04, 2014, Atlanta GA/USA

Newman, W. E., Applied Mapping for Beginning Design. In E. Oskey, editor, National Conference on the Beginning Design Student 2013 Actions: Making of Place: 131–139. National Conference on the Beginning Design Student, April 2012  [Link]

Newman, W. E., Mapping as Applied Research. In C. Jarett, K.-H. Kim, and N. Senske, editors, ARCC Architectural Research Conference - The Visibility of Research: 228–236. Architecture Research Council Consortium (ARCC), March 27-30 2012 {PDF}

Newman, W. E. and R. Rivera. Atlas Mar: Advanced Interdisciplinary Studio. In A. Aslankan, K. P. Henrique, and A. Parikh, editors, Nature of Spatial Practice: 102–106. Pennsylvania State University, Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Pennsylvania State University, May 2012, 2013

Newman, W. E., Putting Florida on the Map, Florida History Society, University of Florida, May 23-16, 2013

Newman, W. E. and S. Vassigh, Matter as Energy, ACE 2013, Annual International Conference on Architecture and Civil Engineering, March 18-19 2013, Singapore

“Phantasmata Poetica: Images as Objects of Knowledge,” Conference Paper, Critical information: Mapping the Intersection of Art and Technology, School of Visual Arts, New York, 3 Dec 2011

ACSA Conference: Landscape and Architecture, paper ”Understanding Ordinary Perspective” (invited), 2001

“Architecture, Technology and the Historical Subject,” Conference at the Ecole Supérieure, Paris, Paper: ”The (Mostly) Mechanical Eye: Physiological Psychology and Perception of Space in the Empiricist Science of Mind” 2007

”Interdisciplinary Conference on Space,” Brown University, Paper: ”Collecting the World or Collections of the World: A. Ortelius, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum and G. Mercator Atlas sive Cosmographica” (invited), 2005


Newman, W.E. and Shahin Vassigh (2016) What Would Vitruvius Do? Re-thinking Architecture Education for the 21st Century University, Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture 10, 166-174, doi: 10.17265/1934-7359/2016.02.005

Vassigh S, Newman W.E., Mostafavi A, Behzadan A (2015) Hybrid Technologies for Interdisciplinary Education. J Civil Environ Eng 5: 201.doi: 10.4172/2165-784X.1000201

Newman, W. E., Architecture Theory in the 19th century. In J. Mattingly and G. J. Golson, editors, Encyclopedia of Theory, volume 1. SAGE Publications, 1st edition, 2014

Newman, W. E., Architecture Theory in the 20th century. In J. Mattingly and G. J. Golson, editors, Encyclopedia of Theory, volume 1. SAGE Publications,1st edition, 2014

Newman, W. E., Architecture Theory in the Enlightenment. In J. Mattingly and G. J. Golson, editors, Encyclopedia of Theory, volume 1. SAGE Publications, 1st edition, 2014

Newman, W. E., Contemporary Theory in Architecture. In J. Mattingly and G. J. Golson, editors, Encyclopedia of Theory, volume 1. SAGE Publications, 1st edition, 2014

Vassigh, S, W. E. Newman, A. Behzadan, Y. Zhu, S-C.. Chen, S. Graham, Collaborative Learning in Building Sciences Enabled by Augmented Reality, American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture {PDF}

Newman, W. E., Space and/or Place in Early Atlases. Environment, Space and Place, (ZETA Books) Published in collaboration with the International Association for the Study of Environment, Space, and Place (IASESP), Vol. 1, Fall 2014: 125-151

Newman, W.E. Essay, Semi-Automatic What? for exhibit, Semi-Automatic, Frank Jacobus and Marc Manack, curators and exhibit design, Fay Jones School of Architecture + Design Gallery, Oc.t 21-Dec. 20, 2015

GSD Platform 4, [Link]

”Traces (Inscriptions) and Movement,” [Trans. in German as ”Spuren und Bewegung (Inskription),” Traces and Movement, 2009

“Between Movement: The Photographic Work of Aurore Reinicke” [Trans. in German as ”Zwischen Bewegung und Bewegung: Die Photografischen Arbeiten von Aurore Reinicke,”Reminiscence 2009

Drisin, A. and Newman, W.E., eds. Journal of Architectural Education Vol. 61-3 Theme Issue: War and Architecture, Vol. 61, Dec 2007

Newman, W.E., “City that Care Forgot” in New Orleans: Strategies for a City in Soft Land, Joan Busquets, Joan and Felipe Correa eds., Cambridge. MA, 2005

Book Review, E. Casey, Representing Place: Landscape Painting and Maps, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002, in CCA Reviews, 2004 [Link]

”Understanding Ordinary Perspective,” Ecumene, Issue: 01, online 2002

Fall 2002 Selected projects, The Master Architect Series, No. 4, Hellmuth, Obata and Kassabaum: Selected and Current Works, Images,New York (1999)

’Mediatheque,’ in Studio  Works15, Harvard Graduate School of Design (1998)

’Museum in Torcello,’ in Studio Works14, Harvard Graduate School of Design (1997)

Body, Self and Other,” in Paratactics 2, Harvard Gradaute School of Design (1997)