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Richard Ingersoll

Richard Ingersoll was born near San Francisco in 1949 but has spent half of his life in Italy. He earned a Ph.D. in architectural history at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1985. From 1983 to 1998 he was the editor-in-chief of Design Book Review, and from 1986 to 1997 he taught at Rice University in Houston. He lives full-time in Tuscany, teaching at Syracuse University in Florence, and he has also taught at Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, in Zürich; Facoltà di Architettura di Ferrara, in Ferrari, Italy; Universidad de Navarra, in Pamplona, Spain; and Peking University, in Beijing. Ingersoll was a frequent contributor for Architecture, the precursor of ARCHITECT, and he currently writes for Arquitectura Viva, Lotus, Il Giornale di Architettura, Bauwelt, World Architecture (Beijing), and C3 (Seoul).

Richard Ingersoll's Posts

Bausch + Lomb Headquarters, designed by 137Kilo Architects and Beza Projekt Bausch + Lomb Headquarters, designed by 137Kilo Architects and Beza Projekt

Emerging firms 137Kilo Architects and Beza Projekt create an open-plan office—the likes of which Warsaw has never seen. Read more

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Defender of the Faith Defender of the Faith

Vittorio Garatti’s revolutionary ballet school in Cuba has sat unfinished for nearly 50 years. Now, as Norman Foster prepares for a major renovation, Garatti is trying to preserve his project’s legacy. Read more

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Renzo Piano's the Shard and Central St. Giles: Built for the 1 Percent, Open to the Rest Renzo Piano's the Shard and Central St. Giles: Built for the 1 Percent, Open to the Rest

Renzo Piano’s the Shard brings new life to the London skyline, but is inaccessible to the masses. Nearby central St. Giles balances big-ticket design with the needs of the common folk. Read more

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Enzo Ferrari Museum by Future Systems and Shiro Studio Enzo Ferrari Museum by Future Systems and Shiro Studio

A new museum in Modena, Italy, exemplifies the paradoxically organic yet technical vision of the late Jan Kaplický of Future Systems. Read more

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To Like or To Love at the Venice Architecture Biennale To Like or To Love at the Venice Architecture Biennale

Filtering the good from the bad, and more often the wonderful from the admirable, is the first order of business at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Read more

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Carney Logan Burke Architects

Rock & Branch Rock & Branch

Hyunjoon Yoo Architects

Continuous Interior Continuous Interior

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

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The Practice of Everyday Design

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Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Barcode Architects

The Word The Word

FaulknerBrowns Architects

Red Ice Red Ice

NRJA

Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building

Richärd+Bauer Architecture, GLHN Architects & Engineers

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Marvel Architects

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LMN Architects

Regeneracion Regeneracion

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