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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

Roots of Blobism: Three New York Exhibitions Roots of Blobism: Three New York Exhibitions

Three current exhibitions at New York museums explore the roots of non-rectilinear form through fashion, textile, and architecture. Read more

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Can Architects Save Former Arizona Boomtowns? Can Architects Save Former Arizona Boomtowns?

A series of design studios at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture focuses on Globe and Miami, two Arizona towns suffering from downturns in mining operations. Read more

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The Quiet Architecture of Hodgetts and Fung's Jesuit High School Chapel The Quiet Architecture of Hodgetts and Fung's Jesuit High School Chapel

Aaron Betsky reflects on religious architecture that transcends the commotion of the world outside its walls. Read more

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Out with the New, In with the Old Out with the New, In with the Old

Comparisons among the New Whitney, the Met Breuer, and the SFMOMA expansion show that novelty cannot overcome materiality. Read more

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Sacramento's Bridge District Draws from Dutch Influences Sacramento's Bridge District Draws from Dutch Influences

A new development in Sacramento learns from the Dutch model of housing development to produce excitement and variation not found in cookie-cutter cul-de-sacs. Read more

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Projects

Thamesmead Civic Quarter Thamesmead Civic Quarter

Mecanoo, Proctor and Matthews

The Nord Family Greenway The Nord Family Greenway

Sasaki Associates

Halifax Central Library Halifax Central Library

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

2016 Venice Biennale: Irish Pavilion, "Losing Myself" 2016 Venice Biennale: Irish Pavilion, "Losing Myself"

Níall McLaughlin and Yeoryia Manolopoulou

UNIC UNIC

MAD Architects

Biesbosch Museum Biesbosch Museum

Studio Marco Vermeulen

Dijon Concrete Housings Dijon Concrete Housings

Ateliers O-S Architectes

Marinilla Educational Park Marinilla Educational Park

El Equipo Mazzanti

Dior Miami Facade Dior Miami Facade

BarbaritoBancel Architectes

Wuxi Vanke Wuxi Vanke

Kengo Kuma & Associates

One Thousand Museum One Thousand Museum

Zaha Hadid Architects

North Vat North Vat

Rodić Davidson Architects

Ashton Old Baths Ashton Old Baths

Modern City Architecture & Urbanism

Waterford Fire Station Waterford Fire Station

McCullough Mulvin Architects

Three Views / A House Three Views / A House

New Wave Architecture

Byblos Town Hall Byblos Town Hall

Hashim Sarkis Studios

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