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Politico Pads: Architecture critic Alexandra Lange takes issue...

Architecture critic Alexandra Lange takes issue with the $65K worth of donated West Elm pieces now furnishing the Gracie Mansion, NYC's official mayoral estate, writing that "there's the whiff of something unseemly about taking such a large donation from a...

Quote: "3D printers have a lot to learn from the sewing machine"

Alexandra Lange compares the two technologies and finds that the 3D printing comes up short.

Field Trips: Taking a break from thinking up...

Taking a break from thinking up hilarious awards, architecture critic Alexandra Lange leads Dwell on a tour of Brandeis University, a little-known hot spot for midcentury modern design. Many significant features of the campus were master planned by architect Eero...

Alexandra Lange: Three gawky buildings, cut down before their prime. Is the architect or the program at fault?

7 months agoArts : Design Observer

The Folk Art Museum, David Adjaye's market hall, and the first addition to the Morgan Library. If three makes a trend, then premature demolition qualifies.

Alexandra Lange: Another postwar designer of fascinating objects for children: Fredun Shapur.

7 months agoArts : Design Observer

Add Fredun Shapur to the pantheon of modern designers making winning and sculptural objects for children.

Digital Age: Over on Dezeen archicritic Alexandra Lange...

Over on Dezeen archicritic Alexandra Lange argues for a more thoughtful, robust use of social media by architects, as opposed to what she sees Bjarke Ingels doing: "Selfie, LEGO selfie, girlfriend (I hope), Gaga, monograph, fog, fox socks. His Instagram...

Alexandra Lange: You have to choose your own heroines, and this year I made mentors out of a few new ones.

8 months agoArts : Design Observer

A year-end wrap-up of my favorite stories. The common theme? Women and the making of design.

Archi-Awards: Archicritics Mark Lamster and Alexandra Lange...

Archicritics Mark Lamster and Alexandra Lange have released their annual year-end awards, honoring Zaha Hadid with the "MegaBuilder of the Year Award" (she's "displaced Norman Foster as the go-to architect for projects of mythic national aggrandizement"—naturally!), and the "supertall luxury...

Mark Lamster and Alexandra Lange: Lunch with the Critics: Fourth-Annual Year-End Awards

9 months agoArts : Design Observer

Our intrepid critics, Alexandra Lange and Mark Lamster, celebrate (and castigate) the best and worst architecture and design of 2013.

Alexandra Lange: Alexandra Lange on Performance

9 months agoArts : Design Observer

On this episode of Insights Per Minute, Alexandra Lange contemplates performance.

Literary Architecture: Critic Calls Out Dave Eggers For Misrepresenting Silicon Valley Architecture

If you're thinking of picking up Dave Egger's new novel, The Circle, in hopes of finding solace by relating to his portrayal of Silicon Valley tech culture, architecture and design critic Alexandra Lange would say: don't get your hopes...

Alexandra Lange: A Kickstarter for co-working space Makeshift Society raises questions about what we freelancers need to be productive.

10 months agoArts : Design Observer

A Kickstarter for co-working space Makeshift Society points to the light, space and tools creative freelancers need to be productive.

Alexandra Lange: In curating "Designing Modern Women," MoMA should have heeded Paula Scher's advice: "Make It Bigger."

10 months agoArts : Design Observer

The Museum of Modern Art's new installation, "Designing Modern Women," could have made a bolder statement about the transformative role of women in 20th century design and architecture.

[TV] Next On: "American Horror Story: Coven": Episode 3.02 "Boy Parts" Image Gallery

FX has shared 10 images from “American Horror Story: Coven”, Episode 3.02, “Boy Parts,” debuting on October 16. Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Jessica Lange, Alexandra Breckenridge, Kathy Bates, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Jamie Brewer, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Angela Bassett, Patti Lupone, and Denis O’Hare... Read More

Alexandra Lange: Journalism was tough, even in 1897. A new biography of critic Mariana Van Rensselaer shows us why.

11 months agoArts : Design Observer

One of the incidental pleasures of Judith Major’s new book on pioneering architecture critic Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer is the glimpse it gives into the life of a cultural journalist at the turn of the past century.

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