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MARY LOU LOBSINGER is Associate Professor of Architecture Theory and History at the Daniels School of Architecture, University of Toronto.   Mary Lou Lobsinger’s scholarly work has appeared in Grey Room, Werk, Daidalos, Journal of Architecture Education, Thresholds, Architecture+Ideas, Journal of the Society of Architecture Historians and in anthologies including Architectural Periodicals in the 1960s and ‘70s (Institut Recherche en Histoire de l’Architecture, 2008), Docomomo: Import-Export: Postwar Modernism in an Expanding World, 1945-1975 (2008), Le Citta’ visibili (il Saggiatore, 2007), Concrete Toronto: A Guidebook to Concrete Architecture from the Fifties to the Seventies (Coach House, 2007), Italian Cityscapes. Culture and Urban Change (Exeter, 2004), Anxious Modernism. Experimentation in Postwar Architectural Culture (MIT, 2000), and Architettura spazio scritto (UTET, 2001). She has held fellowships and research grants from the Canadian Centre for Architecture, the Graham Foundation, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Design Council, the Graduate School of Design, and Harvard University. She recently completed the book manuscript The Realist Impulse: Aldo Rossi and Postwar Italian Architectural Discourse and is currently working on a second book project on architectural avant-gardism and the politics of post-materialism. Prior to the scholarly turn she was engaged in creative practice. Realizations have included installations for multi-disciplinary performance projects and published photograph-text based works.