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Alexandra Lange

Alexandra Lange is an architecture and design critic, and author of Writing about Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities. (Princeton Architectural Press, 2012). Her work has appeared in The Architect's Newspaper, Architectural Record, Dwell, Metropolis, Print, New York Magazine and The New York Times.

She is co-author, with Jane Thompson, of Design Research: The Store That Brought Modern Living to American Homes (Chronicle, 2010). She teaches architecture criticism in the D-Crit Program at SVA and the Urban Design & Architecture Studies Program at NYU. Her dissertation, "There's No Place Like Work," analyzed the design, architecture and leadership of four American corporations in the 1950s and 1960s: CBS, Connecticut General, Deere & Co. and IBM.

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Posts by Alexandra Lange

OBSERVATORY: Lucia Eames, 1930-2014 (04.08.14)
OBSERVATORY: Not Afraid of Noise: Mexico City Stories (03.06.14)
OBSERVATORY: Premature Demolition (02.11.14)
OBSERVATORY: Criticism = Love (02.01.14)
OBSERVATORY: Playing With Design: Fredun Shapur (01.14.14)
OBSERVATORY: Year of the Women (12.30.13)
OBSERVATORY: Lunch with the Critics: Fourth-Annual Year-End Awards (12.06.13)
OBSERVER MEDIA: Alexandra Lange on Performance (11.27.13)
OBSERVATORY: Art On Campus (11.18.13)
OBSERVATORY: L.A. Loves Deborah Sussman (11.08.13)
OBSERVATORY: Where We Work (10.21.13)
OBSERVATORY: MoMA's Modern Women (10.14.13)
OBSERVATORY: Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer, Freelancer (10.03.13)
OBSERVATORY: Learning New Tricks (09.24.13)
OBSERVATORY: A World of Paste and Paper (08.30.13)
OBSERVATORY: Rural Vacation/Urban Questions (08.20.13)
OBSERVATORY: Nevermind the Masterpiece (07.23.13)
OBSERVATORY: How To Unforget (07.08.13)
OBSERVATORY: An ABC of the ABCs (07.01.13)
OBSERVATORY: Every Little Thing (06.21.13)
OBSERVATORY: That Personal Touch (06.10.13)
OBSERVATORY: Praise the Partner(s) (06.04.13)
OBSERVATORY: Home Improvement (06.03.13)
OBSERVATORY: The Fork and the World: Design 101 (05.28.13)
OBSERVATORY: Dream Weaver (05.18.13)
OBSERVATORY: Anxiety, Culture and Commerce (05.14.13)
OBSERVATORY: Beyond Gorgeous (04.24.13)
OBSERVATORY: Architecture Without Signs (04.18.13)
OBSERVATORY: What It Costs (to Buy a Bench, to Extend a Curb) (04.09.13)
OBSERVATORY: Portlandia + Timelessness (04.03.13)
OBSERVATORY: Instagramming Around Australia (03.18.13)
OBSERVATORY: After the Museum: The Tumblr (03.07.13)
PLACES: Founding Mother: Mariana Van Rensselaer and the Rise of Criticism (02.25.13)
OBSERVATORY: Patterns of Houston (02.17.13)
OBSERVATORY: Why Bernadette Fox Is Scary (02.04.13)
OBSERVATORY: Balthazar Korab, RIP (01.21.13)
OBSERVATORY: Kicked A Building Lately? (01.08.13)
OBSERVATORY: George Nelson in Two Dimensions (01.07.13)
OBSERVATORY: Bad Taste True Confessions: Erté (12.19.12)
OBSERVATORY: Lunch With The Critics: Third-Annual Year-End Awards (12.10.12)
OBSERVATORY: Reintroducing the Tilletts (12.03.12)
OBSERVATORY: 3rd Annual Holiday Card Review (11.21.12)
OBSERVATORY: Knolling Your Polling Place (11.13.12)
OBSERVATORY: “I Have Seen the Future”: Designer as Showman (11.07.12)
OBSERVATORY: Dot Supreme (10.31.12)
OBSERVATORY: Shopping With Sandro, and Other Tumblr Delights (10.14.12)
OBSERVATORY: Having Fun at the Museum (10.08.12)
OBSERVATORY: Let's Talk About Women in Architecture (09.27.12)
OBSERVATORY: Just Keep Typing (09.22.12)
OBSERVATORY: Someone Else's Shangri La (09.10.12)
OBSERVATORY: Art Matters to Architecture (08.28.12)
OBSERVATORY: Critics Critical Criticism (08.21.12)
OBSERVATORY: The Critical Olympics (07.31.12)
OBSERVATORY: Hiking the Museum (07.28.12)
OBSERVATORY: Obama's New Fonts (07.11.12)
OBSERVATORY: The Shape of Lunch (06.29.12)
OBSERVATORY: The Charismatic Megafauna of Design (06.15.12)
OBSERVATORY: Introducing Strelka Press (06.09.12)
OBSERVATORY: Dress Your Family in Formica and Faux Bois (05.30.12)
OBSERVATORY: The Well-Tempered Environment (05.17.12)
OBLOG: Women, Equity, Architecture (05.16.12)
OBSERVATORY: The Mother of Us All (05.11.12)
OBSERVATORY: Against Kickstarter Urbanism (05.02.12)
OBSERVATORY: Fixing South Street Seaport: Is New Architecture Enough? (04.23.12)
OBSERVATORY: Carlo Scarpa, Quilter (04.17.12)
OBSERVATORY: Frank Lloyd Wright + Katniss Everdeen (04.05.12)
OBSERVATORY: 'Deco Japan' + Designing Women (03.26.12)
OBSERVATORY: City of Shoes: Is Urbanism Scalable? (03.10.12)
PLACES: How to Be an Architecture Critic (03.01.12)
OBSERVATORY: Reassembling the American Dream (02.22.12)
OBSERVATORY: Downton Abbey: Fell In Love With a House (02.17.12)
OBSERVATORY: Round Thermostats and Crystal Lanterns, Revisited (02.13.12)
OBSERVATORY: Want to Buy A Valentine? (02.04.12)
OBSERVATORY: Married at Moss (01.26.12)
OBSERVATORY: A Memorial to (Random Access) Memory (01.17.12)
OBSERVATORY: Design for Girls: Put A Heart On It (01.03.12)
OBSERVATORY: Girard the Magnificent (12.22.11)
OBSERVATORY: Reinventing the Thermostat (12.14.11)
OBSERVATORY: When Modernists Get Crafty (12.07.11)
OBSERVATORY: Lunch With The Critics: Second-Annual Year-End Awards (12.05.11)
OBSERVATORY: Cooking with the Eameses (12.01.11)
OBSERVATORY: Decorating Brutalism: The Interiors of Kevin Roche (11.22.11)
OBSERVATORY: Who Are We Competing For? (11.16.11)
OBSERVATORY: Lessons from the High Line (10.31.11)
OBSERVATORY: Tell Me a Story, 'Urbanized' (10.28.11)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Architecture Research Office (10.19.11)
OBSERVATORY: TWA: Still Kicking (10.19.11)
OBSERVATORY: Should We Boycott the New Barnes? (10.12.11)
OBSERVATORY: What Makes Architecture Useful? (10.04.11)
PLACES: Lunch with the Critics: Supertall (10.03.11)
OBSERVATORY: What the Cooper-Hewitt Needs: More Design, Less Talk (09.19.11)
OBSERVATORY: Thinking in Tumblr (09.13.11)
OBSERVATORY: Stop That: Minimalist Posters (09.06.11)
OBSERVATORY: Announcing (08.31.11)
OBSERVATORY: Up From Zero, the Novel (08.24.11)
OBSERVATORY: A Stitch in Time (08.18.11)
OBSERVATORY: Reading in Public (08.10.11)
OBSERVATORY: Welcome Back, Overbite (08.05.11)
OBSERVATORY: The Uses of Cranks (07.29.11)
OBSERVATORY: Jane Austen, Landscape Architect (07.22.11)
OBSERVATORY: Making Dieter Rams (07.15.11)
OBSERVATORY: Would You Like Words With That? (07.07.11)
OBSERVATORY: Welcome to the Hall of Femmes (06.28.11)
OBSERVATORY: Jane Austen, Architect? (06.22.11)
OBSERVATORY: Let's Go! World's Fairs of the 1930s (06.15.11)
OBSERVATORY: New Apple HQ, 1957 (06.11.11)
PLACES: Lunch with the Critics: Cronocaos (06.02.11)
OBSERVATORY: An Atlas of Possibility (06.01.11)
OBSERVATORY: On GOOD: Why Are Car Seats So Poorly Designed? (05.27.11)
OBSERVATORY: Vicarious Thrifting, via Twitter (05.21.11)
OBSERVATORY: Manhattan Museum Musical Chairs (05.12.11)
OBSERVATORY: Science Gets Around to Architecture (05.04.11)
OBSERVATORY: In T: High Fiber (04.29.11)
OBSERVATORY: The Only Thing There's Just Too Little Of (04.26.11)
PLACES: The Anti-Monograph (04.22.11)
OBSERVATORY: City Beautiful of Kazakhstan (04.19.11)
OBSERVATORY: All That Glitters (and Swoops) (04.12.11)
OBSERVATORY: Making the Modern House Home (04.11.11)
OBSERVATORY: Muddying the Waters (04.05.11)
OBSERVATORY: Onesies and Crime (03.31.11)
OBSERVATORY: Bad Faith Towers (03.18.11)
OBSERVATORY: Reading Out Loud (03.07.11)
OBSERVATORY: Something Old, Something Green (02.28.11)
OBSERVATORY: ISO The Digital Sidewalk Critic (02.22.11)
OBSERVATORY: Neat Freaks (02.21.11)
OBSERVATORY: I Was an Unhappy Hipster (02.17.11)
OBSERVATORY: Whatever Happened to the Dinner Party? (02.10.11)
OBSERVATORY: The Moms Aren't Wrong (02.01.11)
OBSERVATORY: Objects Fall From the Sky (01.27.11)
OBSERVATORY: What Should Food Look Like? (01.19.11)
OBSERVATORY: How Do You Solve a Problem Like the Eameses? (01.17.11)
OBSERVATORY: Bring Back Braids (01.12.11)
OBSERVATORY: Is No the Answer? (01.10.11)
OBSERVATORY: From the Cabat to the City (01.03.11)
OBSERVATORY: Designing with Cookies (12.31.10)
OBSERVATORY: Lunch With The Critics: Year-End Awards (12.24.10)
OBSERVATORY: Shopping D/R at Etsy (12.22.10)
PLACES: Lunch with the Critics: Northwest Corner Building, Columbia University (12.20.10)
OBSERVATORY: On Boring (12.16.10)
OBSERVATORY: Throw Pillows As Character (12.14.10)
OBSERVATORY: No Rest at the Last Supper (12.08.10)
OBSERVATORY: Little Boxes (12.06.10)
OBSERVATORY: Networks Before the Internet (12.02.10)
OBSERVATORY: Sans Serif Seasons Greetings (11.29.10)
OBSERVATORY: Criticism Kerfuffle 2010 (11.24.10)
OBSERVATORY: New City Reader: Sidewalk Sale (11.23.10)
OBSERVATORY: My Marimekko Uniform (11.18.10)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Dan Wood (11.17.10)
OBSERVATORY: You Have to Pay for the Public Design (11.15.10)
OBSERVATORY: Ornament & Time (11.12.10)
OBSERVATORY: Super 8 (11.09.10)
OBSERVATORY: Keeping Faith (11.05.10)
OBSERVATORY: GourmetLive: The Architecture of Food (11.05.10)
OBSERVATORY: What I Would Have Bought in Sweden (10.26.10)
OBSERVATORY: Join the Conversation! (10.25.10)
OBSERVATORY: AN Friday Review: Harry Weese (10.22.10)
OBSERVATORY: Northern Highlights (10.21.10)
OBSERVATORY: In Dwell: Platner's Opulent Modernism (10.20.10)
OBSERVATORY: On Design Observer: Girard + Folk Art (10.19.10)
OBSERVATORY: Designing with Folk Art (10.19.10)
OBSERVATORY: FT Weekend: People in glass houses (10.16.10)
OBSERVATORY: Change Observer: "Small Scale" Reviewed (10.07.10)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Uncommon Ground (10.07.10)
OBSERVATORY: Yummy Too (10.06.10)
OBSERVATORY: Family Business (10.04.10)
OBSERVATORY: Not Afraid of Color (10.03.10)
OBSERVATORY: In T: The Zootopian (10.01.10)
OBSERVATORY: This is A Thrill... (09.29.10)
OBSERVATORY: Yummy! (09.28.10)
OBSERVATORY: Masdar: So Many Questions (09.26.10)
OBSERVATORY: Rendering v. Reality in Sukkah City (09.24.10)
OBSERVATORY: The Still-Expanding Airport (09.21.10)
OBSERVATORY: Shall I Complain About the New Yorker? (09.16.10)
OBSERVATORY: NYT Opinionator: If These Walls Could Talk (09.14.10)
OBSERVATORY: My Franzen, Freedom Review (09.13.10)
OBSERVATORY: If These Walls Could Talk (09.13.10)
OBSERVATORY: Make It Bigger (09.10.10)
OBSERVATORY: An Honor Just to be Mentioned... (09.10.10)
OBSERVATORY: In Dwell: Hands Off the Icons (09.08.10)
OBSERVATORY: Coming to the V&A: Tower of Power (09.07.10)
OBSERVATORY: Kitchen Godjets (09.02.10)
OBSERVATORY: Lunch with the Critics: Park51 and 15 Penn Plaza (08.30.10)
PLACES: Lunch with the Critics: Park51 & 15 Penn (08.30.10)
OBSERVATORY: NYT Opinionator: What's Cooking in Kitchen Design? (08.27.10)
PLACES: What's Cooking in Kitchen Design? (08.27.10)
OBSERVATORY: The War at Home (08.26.10)
OBSERVATORY: This is a Terrible Poster (08.25.10)
OBSERVATORY: The Language of "Kids Are All Right" (08.22.10)
OBSERVATORY: D/R, Back in the Boston Globe (08.21.10)
OBSERVATORY: The Imperfect Imperfectionists (08.17.10)
OBSERVATORY: On DO: When Shopping Was Sociable (08.16.10)
OBSERVATORY: When Shopping Was Sociable (08.15.10)
OBSERVATORY: Modern Houses and Doomed P.M.s (08.14.10)
OBSERVATORY: Damned Icons (08.12.10)
OBSERVATORY: Simple Pleasures (08.10.10)
OBSERVATORY: Mid-C Decor Striptease (08.09.10)
OBSERVATORY: Design Research (The Book) Has Landed (08.04.10)
OBSERVATORY: On DO: Lunch with the Critics (07.27.10)
OBSERVATORY: Culture War Begins at Home (07.26.10)
PLACES: Lunch with the Critics: The New Lincoln Center (07.26.10)
OBSERVATORY: Archpaper Review: Our Cities Ourselves (07.24.10)
OBSERVATORY: NYT Opinionator: Easier Living Through Design (07.24.10)
OBSERVATORY: Better Living by Design (07.23.10)
OBSERVATORY: Culture Shed: Where's the Neighborhood? (07.20.10)
OBSERVATORY: Hung Ceilings: Mystery Solved (07.19.10)
OBSERVATORY: Hung Ceilings (07.18.10)
OBSERVATORY: Time to Move On (07.13.10)
OBSERVATORY: Up in the Air (07.12.10)
OBSERVATORY: Heavens (07.10.10)
OBSERVATORY: Out of Love with Piano (07.07.10)
OBSERVATORY: Below Black Rock (07.06.10)
OBSERVATORY: The Personality of Parks (07.02.10)
OBSERVATORY: Fix the Car Seat (07.01.10)
OBSERVATORY: Whatever Happened to Architecture Critique? (07.01.10)
OBSERVATORY: Bag Ladies (06.28.10)
OBSERVATORY: THE Bite THATS Rite (06.25.10)
OBSERVATORY: Where Have All the Windchimes Gone? (06.25.10)
OBSERVATORY: A Return to Modern Roots (06.22.10)
OBSERVATORY: Diana Center & Architectural Bull---- (06.17.10)
OBSERVATORY: In Metropolis: Blue Sky Thinking (06.16.10)
OBSERVATORY: Make Me A Mini Monograph (06.14.10)
OBSERVATORY: "We Can't Really Pay" (06.14.10)
OBSERVATORY: Op Art Eye Candy (06.11.10)
OBSERVATORY: Pomo Time Machine (06.10.10)
OBSERVATORY: Girl Power? (06.08.10)
OBSERVATORY: AIA Guide, Family Style (06.04.10)
OBSERVATORY: Marigold, Goldenrod, Egg Yolk (06.04.10)
OBSERVATORY: My .02 on the Whitney (06.03.10)
OBSERVATORY: Bloggers in the Archive (06.02.10)
OBSERVATORY: The Plastics (05.27.10)
OBSERVATORY: Modernism on the Range (05.24.10)
OBSERVATORY: On Fast Company: Why Do Designer Toys Suck? (05.21.10)
OBSERVATORY: The Anti-Enthusiasts (05.21.10)
OBSERVATORY: Why do Most Designer Toys Suck so Badly? (05.21.10)
OBSERVATORY: On DO: 'Please Give' and Design People (05.17.10)
OBSERVATORY: The Maddening, Rewarding World of Design People (05.17.10)
OBSERVATORY: The Naive Tumblr (05.16.10)
OBSERVATORY: It Was All Yellow (05.14.10)
OBSERVATORY: In Metropolis: The Visceralist (05.12.10)
OBSERVATORY: Jane Jacobs Is Still Watching (05.11.10)
OBSERVATORY: On Inksie: Good Design is Aesthetic (05.10.10)
OBSERVATORY: On Archpaper: Saccharine Design (05.07.10)
PLACES: Saccharine Design (05.07.10)
OBSERVATORY: Straw Men Redux (05.06.10)
OBSERVATORY: Category Error (05.05.10)
OBSERVATORY: Icon Review: Attila (05.04.10)
OBSERVATORY: Please Stop Coloring (05.02.10)
OBSERVATORY: What I Learned @dcritconference (05.02.10)
OBSERVATORY: The Ur-Paperback (04.29.10)
OBSERVATORY: For My German Readers (04.28.10)
OBSERVATORY: Now What? Or, Beware Panels (04.27.10)
OBSERVATORY: Confessions and Criticism (04.26.10)
OBSERVATORY: Fischer Price Airport (04.22.10)
OBSERVATORY: Junior Critics (04.22.10)
OBSERVATORY: Via bobulate: New York City as business (04.21.10)
OBSERVATORY: Carolina On... (No, I Just Can't Do It) (04.20.10)
OBSERVATORY: Approving of the Approval Matrix (04.20.10)
OBSERVATORY: All in the Execution (04.15.10)
OBSERVATORY: Sometimes You Just Want to Eat (04.15.10)
OBSERVATORY: Please Join Us (04.14.10)
OBSERVATORY: Governors Island, ca. 2014? (04.11.10)
OBSERVATORY: Every Thing Design: Can I Play Too? (04.10.10)
OBSERVATORY: On Knowing Where The End Is (04.08.10)
OBSERVATORY: Anthony Lane Fugs Too (04.07.10)
OBSERVATORY: Has the High Line Ruined Us? (04.03.10)
OBSERVATORY: Design Adjacent (04.02.10)
OBSERVATORY: In the Family (03.31.10)
OBSERVATORY: Moynihan on Design (03.31.10)
OBSERVATORY: Texts Without Context (03.30.10)
OBSERVATORY: Reciting Modernist Architects (03.29.10)
OBSERVATORY: On DO: Design Blogs: The Vacuum of Enthusiasm (03.29.10)
OBSERVATORY: Design Blogs: The Vacuum of Enthusiasm (03.29.10)
OBSERVATORY: My Favorite SANAA (03.28.10)
OBSERVATORY: The World's Foremost Female Architect (03.25.10)
OBSERVATORY: Scarano's School for Scandal (03.23.10)
OBSERVATORY: Times Op-Ed: Hole Earth Catalog (03.22.10)
OBSERVATORY: Doing Addition (03.17.10)
OBSERVATORY: Things of Beauty (03.16.10)
OBSERVATORY: Playground Apps (03.15.10)
OBSERVATORY: Tearing Down (03.14.10)
OBSERVATORY: Critical Mass (03.11.10)
OBSERVATORY: House Upon House (03.09.10)
OBSERVATORY: Not A Learning Experience (03.08.10)
OBSERVATORY: Bluestockings Unite! (03.07.10)
OBSERVATORY: Mad Swatches (03.05.10)
OBSERVATORY: The (Architectural) Anthologist (03.03.10)
OBSERVATORY: On DO: Why Ouroussoff Is Not Good Enough (03.01.10)
OBSERVATORY: Welcome to Fort Brooklyn (03.01.10)
OBSERVATORY: Coloring Book (02.26.10)
OBSERVATORY: Disney, Without Sneering (02.23.10)
OBSERVATORY: The Future of Snacks (02.22.10)
OBSERVATORY: Why Nicolai Ouroussoff Is Not Good Enough (02.18.10)
OBSERVATORY: Beyond Bodoni & Corb (02.10.10)
OBSERVATORY: Serious Fun (02.09.10)
OBSERVATORY: The Extinction of the Unisex (02.08.10)
OBSERVATORY: On The Moment: Plastic Fantastic (02.06.10)
OBSERVATORY: Still Ugly After All These Years (02.04.10)
OBSERVATORY: In AN 02: As the Tide Turns (02.03.10)
OBSERVATORY: All Rubble Is Not Alike (02.02.10)
OBSERVATORY: Wives of the Architects (02.01.10)
OBSERVATORY: The Mysteries of Retail (01.28.10)
OBSERVATORY: Write What You Know (01.27.10)
OBSERVATORY: More! Women! Architects! (01.26.10)
OBSERVATORY: Suburban Design (01.25.10)
OBSERVATORY: Pay No Attention to Me (01.24.10)
OBSERVATORY: Buildings That Aren't There (01.21.10)
OBSERVATORY: Hands-On: The Gropius Touch (01.20.10)
OBSERVATORY: A Real Modern Monument (01.20.10)
OBSERVATORY: Love and Flatware (01.18.10)
OBSERVATORY: Trip Down Memory Lane (01.15.10)
OBSERVATORY: Inappropriation (01.13.10)
OBSERVATORY: The Yuck Factor (01.13.10)
OBSERVATORY: Snip Snip Snip (01.12.10)
OBSERVATORY: It's Not Just Me (01.10.10)
OBSERVATORY: On DO: Skating on the Edge of Taste (01.07.10)
OBSERVATORY: I Heart Huxtable (01.06.10)
OBSERVATORY: About A Boy (01.05.10)
OBSERVATORY: Size M (01.04.10)
OBSERVATORY: Annotated Avatar (01.02.10)
OBSERVATORY: Last Post of 2009: Interview, Casey Jones (12.31.09)
OBSERVATORY: After Buildings (12.30.09)
OBSERVATORY: The Women (12.22.09)
OBSERVATORY: Exciting Multi-Generational Moment (12.21.09)
OBSERVATORY: Want to Make an Architect Cry? (12.19.09)
CHANGE OBSERVER: Casey Jones (12.18.09)
OBSERVATORY: Making A List... (12.16.09)
OBSERVATORY: Playing House (12.15.09)
OBSERVATORY: In a F.O.G. (12.14.09)
OBSERVATORY: Seasons Greetings (12.11.09)
OBSERVATORY: Where Have All the Type Geeks Gone? (12.11.09)
OBSERVATORY: UN, Now and Then (12.10.09)
OBSERVATORY: Dumbing Down DIY (12.05.09)
OBSERVATORY: DoubleX: Kid Made Modern Reviewed (12.03.09)
OBSERVATORY: Making Kids Modern: Or is it Their Moms? (12.03.09)
OBSERVATORY: DWR = D/R? (12.02.09)
OBSERVATORY: Skating on the Edge of Taste with Warren Platner (12.01.09)
OBSERVATORY: XL (12.01.09)
OBSERVATORY: Look Again (11.29.09)
OBSERVATORY: See the USA (11.28.09)
OBSERVATORY: This Is Just To Say (11.25.09)
OBSERVATORY: Stuffed (11.24.09)
OBSERVATORY: Another New York (11.22.09)
OBSERVATORY: Texan Capitals (11.21.09)
OBSERVATORY: D/R on WGBH (11.19.09)
OBSERVATORY: Paper Revelations (11.17.09)
OBSERVATORY: Smaller Wonder: Brooklyn Children's Museum (11.16.09)
OBSERVATORY: Love & Architecture (11.12.09)
OBSERVATORY: The Modernist State (11.12.09)
OBSERVATORY: Word on the Street (11.10.09)
OBSERVATORY: Kicking Down the Door (11.09.09)
OBSERVATORY: Review: The Price of Fitting In (11.06.09)
OBSERVATORY: Back to School (11.04.09)
OBSERVATORY: Bauhaus + Betsy (11.02.09)
OBSERVATORY: Tableaux Vivants (10.29.09)
OBSERVATORY: D/R Love (10.28.09)
OBSERVATORY: More Hell (Beige Edition) (10.28.09)
OBSERVATORY: Small Wonder: 41 Cooper Square (10.26.09)
OBSERVATORY: Petting Zoo (10.24.09)
OBSERVATORY: Love & Architecture (10.22.09)
OBSERVATORY: Houses of the Future (10.21.09)
OBSERVATORY: Buy It Now (10.20.09)
OBSERVATORY: Love Among the Figurines (10.18.09)
OBSERVATORY: Architecture in Transit (10.16.09)
OBSERVATORY: The Sound of Waves (10.14.09)
OBSERVATORY: Small Wonder: 41 Cooper Square (10.14.09)
OBSERVATORY: Unhappy Homes (10.12.09)
OBSERVATORY: The Wall Vanishes (10.12.09)
OBSERVATORY: Home Range (10.08.09)
OBSERVATORY: The Ladies' Paradise (10.06.09)
OBSERVATORY: (Women and) Children First (10.05.09)
OBSERVATORY: White Knight (10.03.09)
OBSERVATORY: Cutting Remarks (10.01.09)
OBSERVATORY: D/R Rising (09.28.09)
OBSERVATORY: Lost Research (09.26.09)
OBSERVATORY: My Idea of Hell (09.24.09)
OBSERVATORY: Nothing Runs Like A... (09.21.09)
OBSERVATORY: Crafting A City (09.20.09)
OBSERVATORY: White Columns (09.17.09)
OBSERVATORY: On the Grid (09.15.09)
OBSERVATORY: Higher and Higher (09.13.09)
OBSERVATORY: Just Looking (09.11.09)
OBSERVATORY: Healthy Home (09.09.09)
OBSERVATORY: Grounded (09.09.09)
OBSERVATORY: First Flight (09.06.09)
OBSERVATORY: Won't Get Fooled Again (09.03.09)
OBSERVATORY: The Tigertones (09.01.09)
OBSERVATORY: Suspended Animation (08.31.09)
OBSERVATORY: What's to Be Done with Governors Island? (08.28.09)
OBSERVATORY: Family Business (08.27.09)
OBSERVATORY: Cooking for Crowds (08.26.09)
OBSERVATORY: Shiny and New (08.24.09)
OBSERVATORY: Blackboard Jungle (08.23.09)
OBSERVATORY: If You Can't Say Something Nice... (08.21.09)
OBSERVATORY: Rearranging, Part 2 (08.20.09)
OBSERVATORY: Eye Roll for Ice Cream (08.19.09)
OBSERVATORY: Rearranging the Deck Chairs (08.18.09)
OBSERVATORY: Shelf Life (08.16.09)
OBSERVATORY: Between Buildings (08.14.09)
OBSERVATORY: Fashion Plates (08.12.09)
OBSERVATORY: Outsider Art (08.11.09)
OBSERVATORY: Arks of Knowledge (08.10.09)
OBSERVATORY: Speechless (08.06.09)
OBSERVATORY: D.I.Y. (08.05.09)
OBSERVATORY: Cooked (08.02.09)
OBSERVATORY: Summer As a Verb (08.01.09)
OBSERVATORY: England's Next Top Model (07.31.09)
OBSERVATORY: Waiting On the Dream (07.29.09)
OBSERVATORY: Kroon Hall (07.28.09)
OBSERVATORY: Cold Comforts (07.16.09)
OBSERVATORY: Numbers Game (07.15.09)
OBSERVATORY: Handmade (07.12.09)
OBSERVATORY: Sitting Pretty (07.10.09)
OBSERVATORY: Little Dictators (07.09.09)
OBSERVATORY: Nostalgia Trip (07.06.09)
OBSERVATORY: Battle Lines (07.05.09)
OBSERVATORY: In Spite of Myself (07.03.09)
OBSERVATORY: Child's Play (07.01.09)
OBSERVATORY: Pre-Blog Work (07.01.09)
OBSERVATORY: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (06.25.09)
OBSERVATORY: Spoilsport (06.24.09)
OBSERVATORY: Perfect Pairs (06.22.09)
OBSERVATORY: People in New Houses... (06.20.09)
OBSERVATORY: The Beauty of a Park (06.19.09)
OBSERVATORY: Aloysius is Missed (06.18.09)
OBSERVATORY: Home Front (06.17.09)
OBSERVATORY: Textile Psychology (06.16.09)
OBSERVATORY: The Beauty of a Park (06.15.09)
OBSERVATORY: Why Plant Your Own? (06.14.09)
OBSERVATORY: Lost Loves (06.13.09)
OBSERVATORY: Dickens is Funny (06.11.09)
OBSERVATORY: Auto Pilot (06.09.09)
OBSERVATORY: Romance Is Dead (06.08.09)
OBSERVATORY: Dog Days (06.06.09)
OBSERVATORY: Worst Case Scenario (06.04.09)
OBSERVATORY: Evil Ms (06.03.09)
OBSERVATORY: Doom (06.02.09)
OBSERVATORY: Why This blog? (06.01.09)
OBSERVATORY: Standard Operating Procedure (03.02.09)
OBSERVATORY: Rebooting the Festival Marketplace (01.21.09)
OBSERVATORY: The Brooklyn Children's Museum (11.19.08)
OBSERVATORY: JetBlue Terminal 5 (and TWA Terminal) (10.01.08)
PLACES: Will Miss Brooklyn Bow Out? (04.16.08)
PLACES: Don't Call David Adjaye A Starchitect (07.05.07)
PLACES: Fantasy Island (05.28.07)
OBSERVATORY: Married with Tchotchkes (10.09.05)
PLACES: When Buildings Became Pin-Ups (05.18.03)