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

Technicolor ArchitectureTechnicolor Architecture

Columnist Aaron Betsky celebrates the recent Supreme Court decision with a reflection on projections of rainbows onto architecture. Read more

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Guggenheim Finalists: Meh.Guggenheim Finalists: Meh.

Columnist Aaron Betsky finds little worthy of celebration in the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition entries. Read more

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Two World Trade Center and the Rise of the Metropolis of TomorrowTwo World Trade Center and the Rise of the Metropolis of Tomorrow

Columnist Aaron Betsky sees sci-fi and urban transformation in the hyper-reality of BIG's video representation of the latest iteration of Two World Trade Center. Read more

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The Elevated Mediocrity of the New WhitneyThe Elevated Mediocrity of the New Whitney

Columnist Aaron Betsky tours Renzo Piano Building Workshop's New Whitney. Read more

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The Italian Pavilion That Could Have BeenThe Italian Pavilion That Could Have Been

Columnist Aaron Betsky finds major differences in what was planned for the Italian Pavilion at the 2015 Milan Expo versus what was delivered. Read more

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Cardiff Interchange Cardiff Interchange

Foster + Partners

Second HomeSecond Home


Art in the CityArt in the City

Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition, Moreau Kusunoki


Office for Political Innovation

Indefinite HangarIndefinite Hangar

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux

Herzog & de Meuron

8600 Wilshire8600 Wilshire

MAD Architects

Tor di Valle RomaTor di Valle Roma

Studio Libeskind

Garage Museum of Contemporary ArtGarage Museum of Contemporary Art

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

La Casa Supportive Housing ProjectLa Casa Supportive Housing Project

Studio Twenty Seven Architecture, LEO A DALY

Principal Riverwalk Hub SpotPrincipal Riverwalk Hub Spot

Substance Architecture

Pleated HousePleated House

Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Centennial ChromographCentennial Chromograph

Variable Projects

Quonochontaug HouseQuonochontaug House

Bernheimer Architecture

The Lawn on DThe Lawn on D

Sasaki Associates

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