Alexandra Lange is an architecture and design critic based in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in Architectural Record, Dwell, Print, New York Magazine and The New York Times. She is the author of Writing about Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities (Princeton Architectural Press, 2012). She is co-author, with Jane Thompson, of Design Research: The Store That Brought Modern Living to American Homes (Chronicle, 2010). She teaches architecture criticism in the D-Crit Program at the School of Visual Arts.
Fear of Fun: A History of Modernist Design for Children
LAST AUGUST, I WAS WALKING the Brooklyn Heights Promenade with my then three-year-old son, when he paused in front of a ...