The society has managed to bring together 500+ contributors since 2009. Having held its first symposium in 2010, successful conferences at Newcastle University, UK 2012, TU Delft, Netherlands 2014, and University of Bamberg, Germany 2016, ISPA has become the preeminent established organization in the field. With numerous upcoming events planned across Europe and North America, the society continues to actively engage philosophers and architects in the cultivation of architecture philosophy as a field of enquiry.

Philosophers from all traditions – whether continental or analytic or otherwise – are welcome. Architects – whether practitioners, historians, or theorists – are also warmly welcome. The objective of bringing philosophers and architects together is to develop – in a truly interdisciplinary manner – the field of architecture philosophy.


  • Saul Fisher posted an update in the group Group logo of ISPA NewsISPA News 1 year, 7 months ago

    I am pleased to announce publication of my article on Philosophy of Architecture in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, at

    • Thanks for linking, Saul! This is hugely significant. Congratulations on a major achievement.

      Maarten Franssen (Delft) and I thought of penning this, as Maarten is a seasoned Stanford Enc. author and I did a major literature review of analytic phil. of ethics that has re-shaped debates in the past five years as part of my PhD. Very glad and happy to hear it’s already out now and there’s no duplication of work. I’d have appreciated a more up to date bibliography, but as a first ‘edition’ so to speak this is immensely and thorough.

      Your concluding references (hyperlinked) to the society and its journal are vastly appreciated. Thanks for this, and again – congratulations on getting the article into that reference work. This will hopefully and predictably raise awareness of the field’s existence and its flourishing. I have no doubt it’ll act as a catalyst for future work.

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