Publications

PERIODICALS 

1963-67     Contributor to Progressive Architecture. 

1966-74     Regular architecture critic, The New Statesman. 

1967-         Contributor to Architectural Forum, The Nation, Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Book Review, Show
                  Building DesignArchitectural DesignEncounterThe Sunday Times MagazineThe ListenerHarpers & Queen
                  The London Evening StandardBlueprint

2000-         London architecture & design correspondent, Metropolis magazine. 

 

BOOKS

1967           LOST NEW YORK (publishers Houghton Mifflin, Macmillan, Schocken, further reprints).  Nominated and
                  shortlisted for the US National Book Award.    

1972           ADHOCISM: THE CASE FOR IMPROVISATION.  With Charles Jencks (publishers Doubleday, Secker &
                  Warburg, Anchor, Academy Editions).  

1980           "WHY IS BRITISH ARCHITECTURE SO LOUSY?"  Editor, with Jos Boys (publishers Newman
                   Communications). 

1994            THE MAKING OF BEAUBOURG: A BUILDING BIOGRAPHY OF THE CENTRE POMPIDOU, PARIS (The MIT
                    Press). 
 

2000            LOST NEW YORK (expanded and updated edition for Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin). 

2013            ADHOCISM: THE CASE FOR IMPROVISATION (expanded and updated edition for The MIT Press). 

 

ARTICLES IN ANTHOLOGIES 

1967           "Architecture Without Buildings" in MEANING IN ARCHITECTURE.  Edited by Baird and Jencks (Barrie &
                    Rockcliff; Phaidon).    

1980           "Bernard Feilden", "Richard Rogers", "Renzo Piano", "Robert Stern" and "Hannes Meyer" in CONTEMPORARY
                   ARCHITECTS.  Edited by Muriel Emanuel (St. James; Macmillan). 

1980            "Architect Talk" in THE STATE OF THE LANGUAGE.  Edited by Leonard Michaels and Christopher Ricks
                    (University of California).  

1993            "Arquitectonica", "Edmund Bacon", "Luis Barragán", "Edward Cullinan", "Constantinos Doxiadis", "Peter 
                   Eisenman", "Ralph Erskine", "Joseph Esherick", "Bernard Feilden", "Frank Gehry", "Walter Gropius", 
                   "John M. Johansen", "Kallmann McKinnell", "Victor Lundy", "Renzo Piano", "Richard Rogers", "Paul Rudolph", 
                   "Eero Saarinen" and "Robert A. M. Stern" in CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTS.  Edited by  Muriel Emanuel
                   (St. James).  New essays for the third edition. 

2002            “Former Empire Theater, now AMC Empire 25” in CITY SECRETS: NEW YORK CITY.  Edited by Robert Kahn 
                   (The Little Bookroom)