Witold Rybczynski


Witold Rybczynski, Emeritus Professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania, has been the architecture critic for Wigwag and Slate, and has also written for the New YorkerThe Atlantic, and the New York Review of Books. His most recent book is Now I Sit Me Down: From Klismos to Plastic Chair, A Natural History.

The Flasher of the Arts

from Identities—What Are They Good For?, Volume 20, Number 2

Historically the most conservative of the arts, architecture was an unlikely candidate to carry the red banner of insurrection. And yet.

Contemporary Notions of Home

from Meditations on Exile and Home, Volume 7, Number 3

“The layouts of new houses have changed significantly in the last twenty years.”