This week on Burning Down the House, Curtis B. Wayne has a conversation with architecture and design critic Alexandra Lange about a personal favorite topic of his – criticism. Tune in for a lively discussion on everything from the 8 House to some of Thom Mayne’s missteps. What makes criticism effective and fair? How does Alexandra feel about this article? Find out on a critical episode of Burning Down the House. This program was sponsored by White Oak Pastures.

“I write about architecture because I can’t see myself doing anything else.”

“The bottom line for me [with writing] is always clarity. I try to teach my students how to be clear. It sounds simple, but it’s actually very difficult.”

–architecture and design critic Alexandra Lange on Burning Down the House