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A Graphic Novel to Transform Teens Into City Planners

Alexandra Lange on the graphic novel “No Small Plans,” which was designed as an educational tool for teaching Chicago teen-agers about architecture and history.

Jane Jacobs, Georgia O’Keeffe, and the Power of the Marimekko Dress

Alexandra Lange on how Marimekko dresses and their freeing designs were styled for modern working women.

What is Late Modernism?

And why you should care Welcome back to Critical Eye, Alexandra Lange's incisive, observant, curious, human- and street-friendly architecture column for Curbed. In this edition, Lange pinpoints the next era of preservation-worthy architecture, now that modernism (midcentury, International Style) has become an accepted cause célèbre. Show More Summary

A journey to Isamu Noguchi's last work

Welcome back to Critical Eye, Alexandra Lange's incisive, observant, curious, human- and street-friendly architecture column for Curbed. In this edition, Lange journeys to Sapporo, Japan, on a pilgrimage to experience Isamu Noguchi's last work. Show More Summary

Inside the new National Museum of African American History and Culture

Welcome back to Critical Eye, Alexandra Lange's incisive, observant, curious, human- and street-friendly architecture column for Curbed. In this edition, Lange visits the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in...Show More Summary

The 50 Percent Myth

Welcome back to Critical Eye, Alexandra Lange's incisive, observant, curious, human- and street-friendly architecture column for Curbed. In this edition, Lange debunks the oft-cited statistic that 50 percent of the world's population lives in cities, and makes a case for why holding on to that number is harming our design discourse. Show More Summary

Ray Eames and the Art of Entertaining

Welcome back to Critical Eye, Alexandra Lange's incisive, observant, curious, human- and street-friendly architecture column for Curbed. In this edition, Lange dives into The World of Charles and Ray Eames, a new book that reveals how the design duo lived, and examines how Ray turned house work and entertaining into innovative design. Show More Summary

A Tale of Two Lobbies

Welcome back to Critical Eye, Alexandra Lange's incisive, observant, curious, human- and street-friendly architecture column for Curbed. In this edition, Lange travels west to scope out the brand-new addition to SFMOMA, which opens to...Show More Summary

Alexandra Lange

The veteran architecture and design critic takes a deep dive on her aesthetic influences and wonders, can "taste" be unique? .readmore-button { font-family: 'Acto',Helvetica, sans-serif; ext-align: center; padding: 10px; color: #ffffff; background-color:...Show More Summary

New Zealand's Rad Architecture in 46 Photos

Highlights from Curbed architecture critic Alexandra Lange's trip to the gorgeous island country This week, Curbed's resident architecture critic Alexandra Lange has been down in New Zealand, traipsing through some of the best architectural, art, and design delights the lush island nation has to offer. Show More Summary

Quiz: Which Architecture Emoji Are You?

Your personality and its perfect pictorial partner Upon discovering the #archemoji hashtag on Twitter a couple of months back, thanks to our architecture critic and vociferous Tweeter Alexandra Lange, the Curbed edit staff got to work on an exclusive set of architecture- and design-related emoji that launched this week. Show More Summary

Curbed Gift Guide: For Your Book-Loving Family Members

As part of Curbed's first-ever gift guide, architecture critic Alexandra Lange offers up her suggestions of nine architecture books for your readerly relatives.

Detroit Distilled: How the City's Modern Past Could Inspire Its Future

Lafayette Park. Photo by Alexandra Lange via Instagram. Lafayette Park, Detroit, is one of my favorite places in America. Designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe with landscape architect Alfred Caldwell and planner Ludwig Hilberseimer and built by Chicago...

David Adjaye Is Having a Moment: Will It Redefine Architecture?

Welcome back to Critical Eye, Alexandra Lange's incisive, observant, curious, human- and street-friendly architecture column for Curbed. ICYMI, catch up on her past columns about architectural gamer paradise Monument Valley, the changing face of Buffalo, sidewalk-level impact of waterfront development...

Frank Gehry's Los Angeles: A Retrospective in Buildings

Welcome back to Critical Eye, Alexandra Lange's incisive, observant, curious, human- and street-friendly architecture column for Curbed. In this edition of her monthly column, Lange pounds the Los Angeles pavement to get up close and personal with the back catalog...

Curbed National : LA's Broad Museum: A Downtown Destination Fit for the Instagram Age

Welcome back to Critical Eye, Alexandra Lange's incisive, observant, curious, human- and street-friendly architecture column for Curbed. In this edition of her monthly column, Lange journeys west to ogle the brand new Broad Museum in Los Angeles. And ICYMI, catch...

Critical Eye: LA's Broad Museum: A Downtown Destination Fit for the Instagram Age

Photo by Bruce Damonte courtesy of the Broad and Diller Scofidio + Renfro Welcome back to Critical Eye, Alexandra Lange's incisive, observant, curious, human- and street-friendly architecture column for Curbed. In this edition of her monthly column, Lange journeys...

Critical Eye: Clark Art Institute: Contemporary Haven, But No Masterpiece

Welcome back to Critical Eye, Alexandra Lange's incisive, observant, curious, human- and street-friendly architecture column for Curbed. In this edition of her monthly column, Lange assesses the newly revamped Clark Art Institute in Western Massachusetts. And ICYMI, catch up on...

Critical Eye: Touring the Modern Architecture of Fire Island's Pines

Thank you to Chris Rawlins for the amazing tour. Highly recommend his book, Fire Island Modernist + upcoming site PinesModern.org This was the one cool house he knew nothing about! #fireisland A photo posted by Alexandra Lange (@langealexandra) on...

Critical Eye: A Buffalo Case Study: Can Architecture Bring a City Back?

Welcome back to Critical Eye, Alexandra Lange's incisive, observant, curious, human- and street-friendly architecture column for Curbed. In this edition of her monthly column, Lange hits the streets of Buffalo, New York, to analyze how urban and architectural renewal...

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