Calendar of Events
New York's Cultural Infrastructure: Branch Libraries
AIA CES: 1.5 LU | 1.5 HSW
When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8
Where: At The Center
Elizabeth Felicella, Photographer, Reading Room: A Catalog of New York City's Branch Libraries
Alexandra Lange, Architecture Critic, Curbed
Elizabeth Felicella lives and works in New York City. Her commissioned work has appeared in numerous publications, including Architecture, Architectural Record, Abitare, Dwell, Frame, Grid, Interior Design, Metropolis and Vogue. Felicella has received support for her own projects from the New York State Council for the Arts, the Design Trust for Public Space, the Fulbright Commission, and the MacDowell Colony. Her eight-year project photographing all 210 NYC public library branches resulted in more than 2,000 photographs, and culminated in the Center for Architecture’s current exhibition Reading Room: A Catalog of New York City’s Branch Libraries.
Alexandra Lange is the architecture critic for Curbed. Her essays, reviews, and profiles have appeared in Architect, Domus, Dwell, Medium, MAS Context, Metropolis, New York Magazine, the New Yorker, and the New York Times. She has been a featured writer at Design Observer and an opinion columnist at Dezeen. She has taught design criticism at the School of Visual Arts and New York University. She was a 2014 Loeb Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.