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"Sea Ranch, California's Modernist Utopia, Gets an Update," The New York Times, June 11, 2019


"Writing on the Wall: William Kentridge in Rome," Art in America, May 13, 2016


"Making a Minimalist Statement,", ARTNews, January 2011


Interview with Renzo Piano, ARTnews, October 2008


“Louis Kahn’s Yale Art Museum,” ARTnews, March, 2007


“The Landscape Debate in “Arcadia”,” introduction to “Arcadia” by Tom Stoppard, Arion Press, San Francisco, 2003


Sea Change Where the View Once Ruled (Sea Ranch),” The New York Times, May 31, 2001


Architecture’s Swiss Mystic” (Peter Zumthor) The New York Times, January 2, 2000 


Will the Caged Rock Fly in Napa” (Herzog and de Meuron, Dominus Winery) The New York Times, May 12, 1998


“Roth’s Last Novel,” The New Yorker, April 18, 1997


“FDR Memorialized,” The Nation, July 12, 1997.


“No Garland for Getty Garden,” The San Francisco Examiner, December 20, 1997


“History from the Ashes.” (Frank Israel) The New York Times, August 17, 1995


“Suisun City Redevelopment.” Architectural Record, June, 1995


“Rem Koolhaas: Dramatic Entrances at Euralille.” ARTnews, November, 1995


Thomas Jefferson’s Paris.” American Heritage, April 1995


Gertrude Jekyll: In Her Own Images.” The New York Times, August 26, 1993.


Frank Lloyd Wright: Prophet With Honor.” The New Republic, June 7, 1993


“The San Francisco Downtown Plan.” Architecture California,  Fall, 1990.


“Punk Nihilism and the Architecture of Frank Gehry.” The New Criterion, March, 1988


“The Eclectic Style: Julia Morgan, Architect.” The Nation, December 5, 1988


“Who’s Afraid of James Stirling.” ARTnews, February, 1989


“I Am A Whore: Philip Johnson at Eighty.” The New Criterion. December, 1986