Timothy Hyde, an architectural historian who teaches at MIT, completed revisions to his forthcoming book on aesthetic debates on architecture and ugliness in Great Britain. He also began work on an essay on the architectural history of Antarctica.
Timothy Hyde worked in the Wood studio.
Wood Studio, given to the residency program by Mrs. Frederick Trevor Hill, was completed in 1913 in memory of Mrs. Hill’s mother, Helen Ogden Wood. Like Schelling Studio, the building is sided with large, overlapping pieces of hemlock bark. When the studio was renovated in 1995, MacDowell staff researched the origins of this unusual building material and…