Susan Singh

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Susan Singh is a Ph.D. Architecture student at the University of Texas Austin, focusing her research on the history of modern building technologies. She is a graduate of the Weitzman Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania as well as University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s civil engineering program. Her previous professional experience includes construction consulting in Dallas and exterior envelope forensics at several architectural and engineering firms in Chicago and New York. At Penn, her graduate thesis work explored the complexities surrounding the preservation of Philip Johnson’s New York State Pavilion built for the 1964-65 World’s Fair. Her research interest lies at the intersection of the history of construction and building technology and preservation of postwar modernism. She enjoys exploring the origins and evolution of innovation within the modern built environment.