POINT: Essays on Architecture3

Sarah Whiting, Series Editor

POINT offers a new cadence to architecture’s contemporary conversation. Each essay in this series hones a single point while situating it within a broader discursive landscape, thereby simultaneously focusing and fueling architectural criticism.

  • Lateness Lateness
    Peter Eisenman and Elisa Iturbe

    Conceptions of modernity in architecture are often expressed in the idea of the zeitgeist, or "spirit of the age," an attitude toward architectural form that is embedded in a belief in progressive time. Lateness explores how...

  • After Art After Art
    David Joselit

    Art as we know it is dramatically changing, but popular and critical responses lag behind. In this trenchant illustrated essay, David Joselit describes how art and architecture are being transformed in the age of Google. Under the dual...

  • Kissing Architecture Kissing Architecture
    Sylvia Lavin

    Kissing Architecture explores the mutual attraction between architecture and other forms of contemporary art. In this fresh, insightful, and beautifully illustrated book, renowned architectural critic and scholar Sylvia Lavin develops...