is Professor of Visual Studies at California College of the Arts, and a historian of architecture, landscape and urbanism. He has written books on architectural theory, visual perception, and the buildings of the San Francisco Bay Area. His current projects involve real estate and Jewish place.
Mitchell's books include Architecture of the San Francisco Bay Area: History and Guide, (William Stout Publishers, 2007), Zoomscape: Architecture in Motion and Media (Princeton Architectural Press, 2004), Architecture + Design: SF (Understanding Business, 1998), and German Architectural Theory and the Search for Modern Identity (Cambridge University Press, 1995). He also edited the "Tectonics Unbound" issue of ANY magazine in 1996.
mschwarzer [at] cca.edu