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Sarah Nichols

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Sarah Nichols is an assistant professor of architecture at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Her scholarly work focuses on building materials, particularly concrete, looking at how materials are designed and the relation between conceptions of materials and their use in architecture. She is guest curator for the exhibition Beton at the S AM Swiss Architecture Museum (11.2021–04.2022) and is currently working on a book manuscript based on her dissertation Opération Béton: Constructing Concrete in Switzerland (2020), for which she was awarded the silver medal of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.