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What About Landscape Architecture Criticism?

Speaking of Michael Kimmelman’s new job at the New York Times—what subjects should architecture critics cover? In the Huffington Post, Charles Birnbaum, President of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, calls for better landscape architecture criticism. There’s good news and bad news … Continue reading

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Should Ouroussoff Be Missed?

As we now all know, Nicolai Ouroussoff may not have been good enough. But in his ArchDaily column The Indicator, Guy Horton argues that we shouldn’t be too quick to jump for joy at the news of the critic’s departure … Continue reading

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Criticism Needs Time

“We reviewed the newcomer as though it were a sculpture and then moved on,” says John King in his recent commentary in Architectural Record, titled, “Criticism Needs Time, as a Second Look at Thom Mayne’s San Francisco Federal Building Shows.” … Continue reading

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