Lisa Haber-Thomson is an architectural historian whose research explores the entanglements between territory, law, and architecture. She was at work in residence on a book project that takes a multifaceted approach to the history of carceral architecture in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Lisa Haber-Thomson worked in the Schelling studio.
Marian Nevins MacDowell funded construction of this studio the year that the organization was established and the first artists arrived for residency. It was called Bark Studio until 1933, when it was renamed in honor of Ernest Schelling, a composer, pianist, and orchestral leader who served as president of what was then called the Edward MacDowell…