Essential Reading

Critical Architecture Library

Reading, as much as drawing or model making, is fundamental to building a strong foundation in the field. While we recognize that this is not a topic that can be done justice by any “top x” list we would like to share what we have come to call the “Architecture Student’s Reading Bucket List”. This is by no means all inclusive – simply our feeble attempt to compile a list of the “must haves” that we believe should be on one’s shelf before completing their first professional degree in architecture. …Continue reading >>

(Re)introducing Critical Architecture

The site was founded in 2013 in response to a series of conversations with faculty and students at Parsons The New School for Design regarding the state and impact of new media on architectural design and criticism. Recognizing a particular void in the media and reconsidering the potential role this site could, or should, have, Critical Architecture was re-launched in March 2014 focused on providing a pedagogically driven voice within the field. …Continue reading >>