Aaron Betsky

Aaron Betsky

Aaron Betsky is a critic and author of more than a dozen books on art, architecture, and design. Trained at Yale, Betsky has worked as a designer for Frank O. Gehry & Associates and Hodgetts + Fung, taught at SCI-Arc, and served as the director of the 11th Venice International Architecture Biennale. He is currently the dean at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture at Taliesin and Taliesin West.

Aaron Betsky's Posts

The Four Seasons: What to Preserve?The Four Seasons: What to Preserve?

Columnist Aaron Betsky tackles the question of the Four Seasons and its ongoing preservation battles. Read more

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A Pair of Taliesin West Desert Shelters Goes MetaA Pair of Taliesin West Desert Shelters Goes Meta

Columnist Aaron Betsky examines two of the latest desert shelters at Taliesin West, part of a longstanding tradition of making and self-discovery at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. Read more

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Chris Burden, 1946-2015: Body of WorkChris Burden, 1946-2015: Body of Work

Columnist Aaron Betsky remembers Chris Burden, who died May 10. Read more

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Lessons From Baltimore: Segregation is RealLessons From Baltimore: Segregation is Real

Columnist Aaron Betsky finds income inequality evident in the spatial segregation of America's cities. Read more

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In Defense of Architectural SpectacleIn Defense of Architectural Spectacle

Columnist Aaron Betsky takes on the question of spectacle in architecture, as posed by CityLab's Kriston Capps. Read more

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Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

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Atlanta. The Freelon Group and HOK.

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Johnsen Schmaling Architects

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Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

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