New York-based architecture and design critic Alexandra Lange has contributed essays, reviews, and features to publications including Domus, Metropolis, New York Magazine, the New Yorker blog, and the New York Times. Lange is a featured writer at Design Observer and has taught architecture criticism in the Design Criticism Program at the School of Visual Arts and the Urban Design & Architecture Studies Program at New York University. She is a Loeb Fellow at Harvard's Graduate School of Design for academic year 2013-2014.
Lange is the author of Writing About Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities (Princeton Architectural Press, 2012), a primer on how to read and write architecture criticism, as well as the e-book The Dot-Com City: Silicon Valley Urbanism (Strelka Press, 2012), which considers the message of the physical spaces of Facebook, Google, and Apple.
Stories by Alexandra Lange
- "Women were unwelcome in architecture, b…ut male architects couldn't live without them"
- "Games that have withstood the fads of f…ashion and television should look like it"
- "Was it too much to hope for first a wom…an and then a partnership?"
- "History does change perception"
- "Six points of viral architecture"
- "There's still one more park taboo to be… broken"
- "Making something big happen at an urban… scale is more than a popularity contest"
- "3D printers have a lot to learn from th…e sewing machine"
- "We need more museums that let us relax …into knowledge"