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Architecture critic @curbed. Bylines @nytimes @newyorker @dezeen. New book "The Design of Childhood" on sale now!

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@MarinRSullivan 🧐 @LifeSansBldgs Yes, it was in my proposal, just don’t know yet where it will end up in the book @AriellaCohen @atrubek I thought I had what it took to be an art teacher until I wrote my book and realized me + mo… https://t.co/8SMGZkI34BToday was the day I figured out where to put the Wonder Woman 1984 trailer in my book so I just watched it a bunch… https://t.co/AAQaIP45Vs @frynaomifry @Rumaan This game is stressing me out, I’ll stick with my kidsBut what really surprised me about Black Enterprise in its first decade was the dynamism and creativity of its cove… https://t.co/DYPpd845yF
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeBunshaft @nybooks // I really liked this new monograph, because it asks a lot of questions and doesn’t feel as if i… https://t.co/CIBTcxT7qbRAMS IS STREAMING FREE NOW. Spread the word. My film about designer Dieter Rams is free to watch this week, go to… https://t.co/7jzyuDBGkC
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeAll over the world, the authorities are closing down parks and trails—but that's unsustainable, counterproductive a… https://t.co/h9fZ9dnkDl
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeIn @01FirstSecond's #SketchSchool series, you'll see your favorite graphic novelists draw their characters! You can… https://t.co/WOospEaSd1
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeIt warms my heart that “the architecture of childcare” is now / finally / at last a (potential) prize-winning proje… https://t.co/P1R2ylozls @cettedrucks Congrats! I love this concept and I’ve been trying to use up all the bits and pieces in my cupboards .… https://t.co/xN1qCqTcpmHappy Book Birthday to KITCHEN REMIX, the one I called my latchkey child that has turned out to be most unexpectedl… https://t.co/dAguq9B3Sd
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeHappy official publication day to the prescient and brilliant MIDWEST FUTURES by @phil_christman! If you pre-ordere… https://t.co/jlo6mT6pq0
Retweeted by Alexandra Lange @besswww Animal Crossing! Which I have not tried, I’m still not much for games12yo: “You know there’s a thing that’s Fortnite for Moms?” Me: Relieved I know exactly what he’s talking about.
4/7
2020
@andymangold I’m getting poetry and recipes @andymangold I haaaate those! I’ve gotten three requests and I feel rude just ignoring but there’s no other way. @monodialogue @nytrealestate This is my dream houseI have every confidence that we can open streets in a way that protects the brave women and men of the NYPD who are… https://t.co/zVJX86h25d
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4/6
2020
Something to listen to: New @radioaustralia All In The Mind on creativity, design and toys feat. me + @kudrowitz https://t.co/jZYgoGhA3rThinking of @marklamster & how I also wish I could turn this into the North Carolina Center for Literary Arts & tra… https://t.co/9edoq7pDe0
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4/5
2020
A great artist’s life was interrupted by internment. Now an exhibition of his work is interrupted by a virus. https://t.co/JpKUSRQtgy
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeSculpture parks, which are maybe the last place to experienced unmediated art & visual culture, are having to exami… https://t.co/ZCbJHG0Boe
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeAnd the last time I saw her work was in October, in Chicago for this show on Mexico, women and modernism https://t.co/18hqapogMUShe’s just a great American story, from drawing with Disney animators while interned, to training (and falling in l… https://t.co/1OsXr36fJMAnd there’s a new biography! https://t.co/UohWYyGFyoAnd she is in my story and doc about Japanese American artists and the internment https://t.co/Frl1c10YMr @USPS I’ve been obsessed with Ruth Asawa for a long time, first wrote about her in 2013 https://t.co/mZgmPt9DNDThrilled about this: gorgeous Ruth Asawa stamps coming in 2020 @usps https://t.co/aQsNTCghec https://t.co/1CnoUZaADCSo much less laundry when the kids embrace an all-PJs lifestyle"Influencers" aren't just beautiful women on Instagram. Medical influencers/nusefluencers, baking influencers, home… https://t.co/0vr4Vrgok0
Retweeted by Alexandra Lange @williamson_arch @amandakhurley Truly the #1 architecture wedding siteAlways going to be my fave https://t.co/kId9PRvRZf https://t.co/Vzlsrfdhz0 @daciampaglia Slowly blooming — azalea, magnolia, crocus and some daffoldils @daciampaglia We’ve been tracking what’s blooming in Brooklyn Bridge ParkI took the quiz https://t.co/lFL0f1sEyZBrooklyn Bridge Park is using the quarantine to make a lot of progress on the benighted Squibb Park Bridge https://t.co/OPhjvROjnX @amandakhurley I keep wondering what to do on IG … photo roulette? on this day some other year? my photos are poorl… https://t.co/TTqhGhUMfwROOMS: a thread. I’m tired of being confined to the same few rooms all the time, and maybe you are, too. Here are s… https://t.co/GtZipZRfMb
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4/3
2020
@DylanLathrop I also want that lamp very much nowHi, I'm compiling examples of hand-drawn signs from the lockdown. It's been incredible to see how paper and marker… https://t.co/9WoYt4hpzu
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeNatalie Griffin de Blois was born on this day in 1921. Here is her profile from "Pioneering Women of American Archi… https://t.co/gn1VOdaOIs
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeTHE WORM IS BACK THANK YOU @NASA https://t.co/tkEf8e1HFn
Retweeted by Alexandra Lange @CharismaticMeg2 Those are very pretty! I especially like B and D together. No worries about the not-doing-it, I am… https://t.co/OsT9rIpBY0If anyone else wants opinions on paint, this is one of my favorite things https://t.co/6BGhCl3KU5 @KatyKelleher I agree on the Evergreen! @DanielHCantwell I’m the laziest baker, just give me a big bowl and a wooden spoon. @DanielHCantwell I’m not actually doing it! Just connecting the dots in a piece of writing. I hate whipping egg whites.Random but, copper bowls are supposed to be best for beating egg whites, right? @sdpowell1 I sent your tweet to my friend @DianaBudds who wrote that story the minute I saw it! @sdpowell1 https://t.co/PPgL3WL95X and https://t.co/5FKjbI9jacVenn diagram of 12yo interests x my interests https://t.co/mdZb7eHxRM @DonnaSinkArch @Furmadamadam I just wrote a snippet about my life in malls and I put in some of the pronunciations… https://t.co/mmPXgBcS83 @Furmadamadam I grew up in NC I’m allowed to say y'all"All of these experts told NPR that when students return to their classrooms — in the U.S. and around the world — i… https://t.co/CPs3GXWFJV
4/2
2020
"Boston City Hall reflected the era’s aspirations to invest in the civic realm and the desire to represent a new po… https://t.co/zJQTh5VN7N
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeWhen someone asks if you want to play basketball at the playground https://t.co/Qx9g0Tns2Q
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeThis month marks the 50th anniversary of Robert Smithson's #SpiralJetty. It is a monumental work, in more ways than… https://t.co/Ht17ryJENz
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeNEW: Gov. Cuomo is closing down ALL New York City playgrounds
Retweeted by Alexandra Lange @JamesNevius @plitter Bring it on! We may need to skip ahead to avoid the moaning. This is weird to say but I’m not… https://t.co/JeQs1yZp7n @JamesNevius @plitter My kids were not feeling it last night BUT I think NYC public schools cover the founding of N… https://t.co/0faTyB4MmWThird grade quarantine social media is just like adult quarantine social media (tho less artistic): pictures of food they made
4/1
2020
Really happy to have @jake_bittle on @CurbedNY today writing about the loss of Michael Sorkin and William B. Helmre… https://t.co/89kBNGoVnU
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeHere's something to brighten your day (literally): The students in my @YaleArch course, "The Polychromatic Reconstr… https://t.co/7k1Hnkxo6q
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeThe fashionable history of social distancing #Masks, #Bells, #CagedHoopedSkirts, #Crinolines, #Hats & #HatPins: a… https://t.co/89ycBSWNaq
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeThere are times when we just need a hug. So here is a virtual one from us… We’ve made Monument Valley 2 free on the… https://t.co/0S0LkkVVKG
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeArchitecture students who graduated in 2007/2008/2009, what did you do? The current cohort of students are graduat… https://t.co/OxxvclqWUa
Retweeted by Alexandra Lange @CharismaticMeg2 Those are both big favorites of mine! Think I’ve watched them too many times already.We actually have masks because 12yo asked for these for his last birthday because of anime? Curious whether that’s… https://t.co/aucMYIq5aK @Sarcher And of course there are the two department store series … I preferred The Paradise. @Sarcher I love it when I’m watching a costume drama and I suddenly realize they are approaching a Moment in Archit… https://t.co/mfYc7WfbhS @Sarcher No, good call! @aarieff I tried it and I didn’t like it! I thought most of the projects were ugly. Does that change? @gregorg Cutting the kids’ hair is now on my “I Already Led a Semi-Quarantine Life” list @gregorg It turns out my husband’s hair is curly! Had only seen in high school photos. @crdunning I’ll try it! Sometimes home shows trigger too many professional thoughts for me … though half the time I… https://t.co/pXx9H9ebGQIf I hadn’t already watched every episode of the Great British Bake Off 2x that’s what I would be watching now. My… https://t.co/WodpaGSSOZThis will be a thread for tracking museum layoff news. Not interested in doom-posting, but this info seems imp to t… https://t.co/Gl2rxRlDll
Retweeted by Alexandra Lange @andevers I’m going right now! I can still remember the cardboard box from when we got a new washing machine when I was a kid.The Magic of a Cardboard Box https://t.co/uVB7vvkFJj https://t.co/ehetNlUkmYNews I needed to know: "Strega Nona, his most endearing character, originated as a doodle at a dull faculty meeting… https://t.co/iiSuzG0dnt
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3/31
2020
@Sarcher I mean, that’s a LIFEspeaking of Cuomo: THANKS, I HATE IT https://t.co/Wf1BmZfSJu https://t.co/lveOKpiw41
Retweeted by Alexandra LangeThis biography I’ve been looking forward to (I *know*) comes out next week: “Everything She Touched” on the life an… https://t.co/K6aEvj7vWHBecause it lifts my spirits, sharing this image of the Arch model at the @GatewayArchPark museum--previously lent f… https://t.co/jyIlur5Usx
Retweeted by Alexandra Lange @andreapitzer I keep getting the one for intermittent fasting by body type @VishaanNYCA I don’t know, I don’t have it, I just read a couple reviews that did not mention a single female mayor… https://t.co/QLK2AiYAdG @zachmortice I can’t believe no one has scanned the index for Lady Mayors for me yet! @zachmortice I don’t think they would have anyway, that’s one of those symbolic books politicians write"What's really cool about the Minecraft version of the school is that we can really take things that we don’t actua… https://t.co/rQ7UTFectp
Retweeted by Alexandra Lange @mghottel I was defining it as salary, health insurance and an office in a separate location!(or not) says a woman who hasn’t had a ft job since 199912yo couching his procrastination as “updates to the schedule," also hating meetings feels like a glimpse into his future as an employeeI try not to pile on while the mayor is down -- but it's like, he can't even do this dumb, easy, one thing. Trucks… https://t.co/amCVIhZ71e
Retweeted by Alexandra Lange @lauriemuchnick @likaluca Been wearing every day! They changed them up a little but I think they are now the RecTrek pants @marklamster Has Rahm been to Texas?The two pieces I spent the most time with were “Save the Whitney” on Graves + the Whitney + historic preservation a… https://t.co/dI04veBgGuMost of Michael Sorkin’s 1980s Village Voice work isn’t online but you can check out Exquisite Corpse via Google Bo… https://t.co/M3XolCgGxBJust awful, awful news. His books are incredible love letters to New York City, and he was truly a nice, lovely per… https://t.co/DMRNRPkKLK
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3/30
2020

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