Tag Archives: Ada Louise Huxtable

Kimmelman to Replace Ouroussoff

Michael Kimmelman’s name had been floating around as a possible Ouroussoff replacement for a few weeks, but his appointment was finally made official a few days ago. While Kimmelman has primarily served as an art critic at the paper, he … Continue reading

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On Architects and Engineers

A few weeks ago I discussed collaborations of architects and graphic designers. Two days ago, Ada Louise Huxtable brought up another (more important) partnership: the architect and engineer. The importance of these collaborations usually becomes most noticeable when architecture if … Continue reading

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Book Review: On Architecture

Ada Louise Huxtable’s most recent book, On Architecture: Collected Reflections on a Century of Change is her 10th book.  The book is a selection of columns and articles written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the New … Continue reading

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On Huxtable

As in any field, architecture criticism has its momentous occasions, its landmark dates. One date (I won’t say it’s the most important) that most will be able to agree on is 1963 – the year Ada Louise Huxtable became the … Continue reading

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From the archives: Huxtable on Saarinen

Once in a while there are those great, inspiring architecture reviews, sometimes from 45 years ago. One example: Ada Louise Huxtable’s review of Eero Saarinen’s CBS building on Sixth Avenue and 52nd street.  (You can read the whole article in … Continue reading

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