Kate Wagner


The most striking thing about A.V. Marraccini’s new book on criticism is not that it is personal, or even intimate—it’s that it is, against all odds, uncynical.


For all his “Junkspace” anti-consumerist rhetoric, Rem Koolhaas is phenomenally good at making shopping look fun.

David Geffen Hall promised to rid New York’s preeminent concert venue of its sonic troubles. But this tale of woe goes far deeper.

After years of trying, I finally feel at home in queer spaces.

Architecture is a field that so often puts on a social face while being inwardly and profoundly antisocial. It will not change until you—we—change it.

Architecture needs more Scabby the Rats.



Like the bicycle, a building is a tool.


31 Mar

12:30 p.m. CDT
Mar 31, 2023
University of Illinois at Chicago School of Architecture

12 May 2022

10 Nov 2021

8:00 p.m. EST
Nov 10, 2021
California College of the Arts Architecture Division

29 Apr 2021

7:00 p.m. EDT
Apr 29, 2021
New York Review of Architecture