Words and Buildings: A round table forum on architectural criticism

9 March 2013

Respected US architecture critic Alexandra Lange will join leading members of the Australian design media community, including Michael Holt (editor of Architecture Review Asia Pacific) to discuss the role, importance and prospects of architectural criticism in Australia.

Hosted in partnership with Architectural Review Asia Pacific, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) and Make Space 4 Architecture, the round table forum will explore the current state of architectural criticism and the challenges it faces in the twenty first century. It will especially consider the ongoing relevancy and impact of critical writing for architect and non-architect audiences.

Alexandra Lange is an architecture and design critic, journalist, and historian. She is the author of Writing About Architecture (2012) and a contributing writer to Design Observer. Her work has also appeared in publications such as Dwell, Icon, Metropolis, and The New York Times. She teaches architecture criticism at NYU and the School of Visual Arts.

Time: 3.00pm - 5.00pm

Location: Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA)â¨140 George Street, The Rocks

Cost: Free

Contact: Dr Lee Stickells

Email: 051c377917451d2808520d3a110b5c18273e103674070f007c282c

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