beacons: Alexandra Lange

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I like all the Ws.

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Their brand / my brand

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Last ⛸ of the season.

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I’m carrying this tomorrow. Designed by Guillermo Gonzales @doner_agency @adage #marchforourlives

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Infrastructure park over the water treatment plant.

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Decorative wall in the lobby of Executive Towers #albeadle

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The ceiling in the master bedroom @davidwrighthouse / no two pieces alike.

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Just beat the ❄️ back from the land of the #junkaneko #twbta

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Self-portrait in a convex Kapoor.

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I’ve always liked the agave aggregate. #twbta

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Executive Towers #albeadle

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#nofilter

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Executive Towers #albeadle

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#paolosoleri

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The former Western Savings, W.A. Sarmiento, interiors by Ralph Wyatt and Frank Martin.

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#bertrandgoldberg

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White Gates #albeadle

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#bougainvillea #ramp

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Doing dishes @davidwrighthouse

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Got my #tinyjanejacobs + looking forward to taking her places. Made by @sarahmarsom to raise money for conference scholarships for emerging preservation professionals!

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My husband’s great-grandfather bought the family a plot in Woodlawn Cemetery in 1891.

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Just strolling down Park Avenue...

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#skidmoreowingsandmerrill #morrislouis

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View from the roof of @shoparchitects Empire Outlets.

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One more wallpaper... if you want your room to look like an unmade bed.

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Style Stiletto, designed by Marjo Penninx @vlisco

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Glass against glass in the American Wing @metmuseum

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It’s always a delight to find a garden inside the museum.

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#Repost @knifeforkspoon.co // If you love looking at forks this is the account for you, and this is my silver. — GUEST POST #2: @langealexandra Designer: Harold E. Nock Design: Craftsman Manufacturer:...

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ARO in BBP.

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Dagobert Peche in the stair hall.

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Ilene Segalove, 1973

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I’m so excited: I just got the galleys for my new book, to be published @bloomsburypublishing in June. Chapters on blocks, houses, schools, playgrounds and cities i.e. all the places...

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Detail (director’s chair), A Bigger Splash #davidhockney 1967

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Savings and Loan #davidhockney 1967

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Vintage / still relevant buttons from my grandmother’s collection.

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at the birthday party location.

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LA #sussmanprejza #jonjerde #lancewyman

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Math murals @ucla

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#clairefalkenstein

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Visiting @mas4la

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#alexandercalder

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#tonysmith #pereira

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#brucegoff

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Pity about the

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#tbt that time I risked frostbite to photograph #harrisonabramovitz @brandeisuniversity // today was balmy in comparison

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Yes, yes very picturesque.

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Gather ‘round.

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Obligatory #aiweiwei

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Long shadows at Radburn’s “A” Park, designed by Marjorie Sewell Cautley.

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#ilonkakarasz

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Black and white and still radiant. #albersinmexico

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I do feel blessed by the #albersinmexico

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Albers ⏹ Wright ⏺ #albersinmexico

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Can I compliment someone on their tree pit? @scape_studio

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‍♀️

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Here’s my #bestnine2017 // cracks me up that you all love stripes as much as I do // A-Frame is the House of the Year // of course Thomas Heatherwick snuck in there.

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Embedded.

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Red No. 3 #philipjohnson

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Red No. 2 #chermayeffandgeismar

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Red No. 1 #nyphil #zacposen

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Future skulls.

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Williamsburgh Savings Bank from the new Apple Store (which is *not* in downtown Brooklyn / petty hill I’ll die on).

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Harrison (Corb) x Kahn

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Do not climb.

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9 Ash Street, Cambridge. #philipjohnson #dec1943 #ezrastoller

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#albertkahn #aug1938

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When your aunt says to you, didn’t I ever show you the collection of Architectural Forums from the 1930s? #naumgabo #dec1938

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All my recent book chat was for a good reason: My story on vintage design books now @Curbed // with appearances by @mitpress @modernism101 @makearchitecturebooksagain

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Communing with more old books. #alexandergirard #saulsteinberg #eames

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Also met @variouskeytags who gave me #wardbennett face + laughed at my well-worn woodgrain tag.

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#wardbennett in person.

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In honor of #isamunoguchi birthday today, a photo by @jeremymlange from my book, Writing About Architecture.

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I mean...

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Self-portrait in @phaidonsnaps gorgeous new Ward Bennett book. Congrats @pilarviladas @various_projects

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While we’re on the theme of 1970s books: Was the first edition of Delirious paperback? This (water-damaged) one I have says Oxford U Press, 1978, but somehow I always thought it was...

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One of my all-time favorite things: Venturi, Scott Brown & Izenour’s taxonomy of Strip architecture, designed by Muriel Cooper, as seen in @mitpress reprint of original format.

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I thought, No way 60 Wall Street will appear in this Kevin Roche documentary ... and it did! As usual, I didn’t love it (not critical, not detail-oriented, not still) but there are...

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Another Draft: #louiskahn from #paulrudolph porch

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From my Drafts: A materials moment @amnh that looked so OMA.

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Utility Building Appreciation Society.

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Netherlands Student Housing, Bentel & Bentel

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Sunset on the Unispan.

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Cute concrete.

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You can’t have a Brutalist library without a bridge.

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