Arris – The Journal of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians

Arris is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original scholarship on all aspects of the history of architecture and landscape in the form of research articles, field notes, and book reviews. Founded in 1989, Arris is published annually by the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH), a regional chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians. SESAH promotes scholarship on architecture and related subjects and serves as a forum for ideas among architectural historians, architects, preservationists, and others involved in professions related to the built environment.

·         Print subscriptions for individuals are available as a benefit of membership to SESAH. For membership information visit

·         Institutional print subscriptions are available through UNC Press. For more information visit

Call for Papers for Arris and Submission Guidelines

Articles and book reviews published in Arris may not be reproduced in any form, in whole or in part, including illustrations, except for classroom and noncommercial use (beyond the copying permitted by sections 107 and 108 of the U.S. Copyright Law), without obtaining written permission from SESAH. The abstract of any article (found at the end of the journal) may be quoted without obtaining permission, as long as complete author, title, and source credit is given. Longer quotations require written permission through the current editors of Arris. The current editors of Arris in the year the request is made are to be contacted regarding written permissions. Noncommercial uses include government use, author use as part of their professional development, and use by tax-exempt entities. Commercial use includes any promotional use, whether gratis or at cost, by for-profit entities. Fees may be charged for the granting of permission.

Back issues of ARRIS are now in digital form. If you need a back issue, please email Leslie N. Sharp (Georgia Tech) at


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