Architecture of First Societies: A Global Perspective (Wiley Press, 2013).
Mark Jarzombek, Vikram Prakash and Francis D.K. Ching, A Global History of Architecture, (New York: Wiley & Sons, August 2006), 800 pages. ... Second edition August 2010.
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Krzysztof Wodiczko, City of Refuge: A 9/11 Memorial Mark Jarzombek and Mechtild Widrich eds. Contributions from John Rajchman, Lisa Saltzman, Kirk Savage, and Andrew Shanken (London, UK: Black Dog Publishing, 2009), 144 pages.
Designing MIT: The Architecture of William Welles Bosworth (Boston: Northeastern University Press, October 2004), 159 pages.
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Urban Heterology: Dresden and the Dialectics of Post-Traumatic History, volume 2 in the Studies in Theoretical and Applied Aesthetics series, (Lund: Lund University, Spring 2001), 92 pages.
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The Psychologizing of Modernity: Art, Architecture and History (Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000), 311 pages.
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On Leon Battista Alberti: His Literary and Aesthetic Theories (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1989), 258 pages.
Articles and Chapters
History of Theory
"Kant, Modernity, and the Absent Public," in The Missed Encounter of Radical Philosophy with Architecture, edited by Nadir Lahiji (London: Bloomsbury, 2014), pp. 69-78.
"Are We Homo Sapiens Yet? From Sapiens to Hunter/Gatherers" Thresholds 42 (Cambridge, MA: MIT Department of Architecture, 2014), pp 10-17.
"The Cunning of Architecture's Reason," Footprint (#1, Autumn 2007), pp. 31- 46.
"The Post-traumatic Turn and the Art of Walid Ra'ad and Krzystof Wodiczko: From Theory to Trope and Beyond" in Trauma and Visuality in Modernity, Saltzman, Lisa and Eric Rosenberg, editors (Lebanon, NH: Dartmouth College Press/University Press of New England, 2006)
"The (Trans)formations of Fame," PERSPECTA 37: Famous (2005): 11-17.
"The Saturations of Self: Stern's (and Scully's) Role in (Stern's) History," Assemblage: A Critical Journal of Architecture and Design Culture No. 33, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, (1997): 7-21.
"Recognizing Ruskin: Modern Painters and the Refractions of Self", Assemblage: A Critical Journal of Architecture and Design Culture, No. 32, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, (1997): 70-87.
"Ready-Made Traces in the Sand: The Sphinx, The Chimera and Other Discontents in the Practice of Theory," Assemblage: A Critical Journal of Architecture and Design Culture, No. 19 (Spring 1993): 73-95.
Articles and Chapters
"Dialectics of Death in the Civilian Era: Hans van Houwelingen's Sluipweg" Future Anterior Vol 8 no. 2, Winter 2011, pp 12-19.
"ARUPtocracy and the Myth of a Sustainable Future" Thresholds 38, 2011, pp 64-65.
"The State of Theory" in Architecture and Theory: Production and Reflection, Luise King editor. (Hamburg, Germany: Junius Verlag, 2009): 262-273.
"The Civilian and the Crisis of the Utopian Monument" in Krzysztof Wodiczko, City of Refuge: A 9/11 Memorial Mark Jarzombek and Mechtild Widrich eds. (London, UK: Black Dog Publishing, 2009): 61-66.
"Architecture: A Failed Discipline," Volume 19, 2009, pp 42-45.
"I Am an Architectural Historian," Positions (Issue 0, Fall 2008), pp 58-61.
"Fasil Giorghis, Ethiopia and the borderland of the architectural avant-garde," Construction Ahead (May-Aug 2008): 38-42.
"A Green Masterplan is Still a Masterplan," in Urban Transformation, Ilka and Andreas Ruby eds.(Berlin: Ruby Press, 2008): 22-29.
"Un-Messy Realism and the Decline of the Architectural Mind,” Perspecta, Vol. 40, Monster (2008), pp. 82-85
"Disciplinary Effects: An Anti-Pragmatic Manifesto" Volume 3, 2006, pp 158.
"Sights of Contention" posted on Appendx: Culture/Theory/Praxis, published and distributed annually by APPX.
"Haacke's Condensation Cube: The Machine in the Box and the Travails of Architecture," Thresholds 30: Microcosms (Summer 2005): 99-103.
"Sustainability - Architecture: between Fuzzy Systems and Wicked Problems," Blueprints 21/1 (Winter 2003), pp. 6-9. or Turkish translation: "Surdurulebilir Mimarlik: Donuk Sistemlerle Habis Sorunlar Arasinda," Arredamento Mimarl?k, (Journal of Design Culture) no. 100+56 (March 2003): 38-39. also printed in English: "Sustainability, Architecture, and "Nature" Between Fuzzy Systems and Wicked Problems" Thresholds 26: denatured (Spring 2003): 54-56.
"Critical or Post-critical?," Architectural Theory Review 7/1 (April, 2002): 149-151.
"Bernhard Hoesli Collages/Civitas," in Bernhard Hoesli: Collages, exh. cat. , Christina Betanzos Pint, editor (Knoxville: University of Tennessee, September 2001), 3-11.
"Dresden's New Synagogue and the Problematics of Bauen," Il Progetto 7 (Spring 2001): 287-33; Thresholds 20: Be-longing (Spring 2000): 20-25.
"Molecules, Money and Design: The Question of Sustainability's Role in Architectural Academe," Thresholds 18: Design & Money (Spring 1999): 32-38.
"The Mapplethorpe Trial and the Paradox of Its Formalist and Liberal Defense: Signts of Contention"Apendx 2, 1994, pp 59-79.
"A Prolegomena to Critical Historiography," Journal of Architectural Education 52/4 (May 1999): 197-206.
"The Disciplinary Dislocations of (Architectural) History," The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (Winter 1999): 488-493.
"Meditations on the Impossibility of a History of Modernity: Seeing Beyond Art's History," in The Education of the Architect: Historiography, Urbanism and the Growth of Architectural Knowledge, Martha Pollak, editor (Cambridge, Massachusetts; London, England: The MIT Press, 1997 Massachusetts Institute of Technology), 195-216.
Articles and Chapters
"The Alternative Firmitas of Maurice Smith," A Second Modernism: MIT, Architecture, and the 'Techno-Social Moment, Edited by Arindam Dutta (SA+P Press, Cambridge MA), 2013, pp. 553-573.
"Corridor Spaces" in Critical Theory vol 36, no. 4, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Summer 2010), pp 728-770.
"Working Out Johnson's Role in History" in Philip Johnson. The Constancy of Change (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009)
"Disguised Visibilities: Dresden/"Dresden,"" Log (issue #6, Fall 2005): 73-82.
"Disguised Visibilities: Dresden/"Dresden," in Memory and Architecture, Edited by Eleni Bastea (University of New Mexico Press, November 2004)
"Joseph August Lux: Werkbund Promoter, Historian of a Lost Modernity,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 63/2 (June 2004): 202-219.
"Framing the Museum," in Museum der Moderne Salzburg [Museum of Modern Art Salzburg], Jury: Luigi Snozzi, Friedrich Achleitner, Hermann Czech, et. al. (Salzburg: Verlag Anton Pustet, May 2004).
"Joseph August Lux: Theorizing Early Amateur Photography - in Search of a Catholic Something,'" Centropa, Journal of European Architecture and Art 4/1 (January 2004): 80-87.
"The Discourses of a Bourgeois Utopia, 1904-1908, and the Founding of the Werkbund," in Imagining Modern German Culture: 1889-1910, François Forster-Hahn, editor (University Press of New England, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1996), 127-145.
""Good-Life Modernism" and Beyond. The American House in the 1950s and 1960s: A Commentary," The Cornell Journal of Architecture (Fall 1990): 76-93.
Global History Research
"The Power of Red" saturatedspace (an online publication), Oct. 20, 2012, 10 pgs.
With Alfred B. Hwangbo, "Global in a Not-so-Global World"Journal of Architectural Education vol. 64, issue 2, March 2011, pp 59-65
"Art History and its Architectural Aporia", in Art and Globalization, edited by James Elkins, Alice S. Kim and Shivka Valiavicharska (University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010), pp. 188-194.
"Lalibela and Libanos, The King and the Hydro-Engineer of 13th Century Ethiopia, A Connection to India?" in Cities of Change: Addis Ababa, Edited by Marc Angélil and Dirk Hebel (Zurich: Birkhauser, 2009) pp.76-79
"Horse Shrines in Tamil India: Reflections on Modernity" in Future Anterior, Vol 6, # 1 (Summer 2009), pp 18-36.
"The Structural Problematic of Leon Battista Alberti's De pictura," Renaissance Studies 4/3 (September 1990): 273-285.
"Pilaster Play," Thresholds 28: concerto barocco (Winter 2005): 34-41.
"Das Enigma von Leon Battista Albertis dissimulatio," in Theorie der Praxis: Leon Battista Alberti als Humanist und Theoritker der bildenden Künste, editors Kurt W. Forster and Hubert Locher (Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1999), p. 203-216.
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