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Why Does Paris Look the Way it Does?

Why Does Paris Look the Way it Does?

The Tyranny of the Straight Line: Mapping Modern Paris is a cross-disciplinary investigation of nineteenth-century Parisian cartography and its role in shaping a modern conception of space. Here, author Min… READ MORE

The Elusive Archive

The Elusive Archive

Despina Stratigakos— How I wish this book had existed when I was a student pursuing the fugitive histories of women architects! In the 1990s publications on women in architecture were… READ MORE

The Modernism of Hector Guimard

The Modernism of Hector Guimard

Hector Guimard (1867-1942) was one of France’s greatest Art Nouveau architect/designers. In an exhibition organized by the Richard H. Driehaus Museum in Chicago and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in… READ MORE

The Frank Lloyd Wright We Didn’t Know

The Frank Lloyd Wright We Didn’t Know

Anthony Alofsin— When you think about Frank Lloyd Wright, you think of him as the architect of the prairies and Chicago, but there’s another story—Wright and New York—that reveals a… READ MORE

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