Three-time nominee the Pulitzer Prize, Joseph Giovannini trained at Harvard as an architect, and writes for The New York Times, Architectural Record, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and Interior Design Magazine. 

He has written thousands of articles for American newspapers and journals, and dozens of monograph and catalogue essays. He has taught graduate-level design courses at Columbia, Pratt, UCLA, USC and SCI-Arc. Rizzoli published his Architecture Unbound: A Century of the Disruptive Avant-Garde late last year, a definitive history of deconstructivism set within the larger context of the avant-garde.