Just Don’t Do It: Why We Need to Unbuild and Reimagine – Aaron Betsky
Aaron Betsky is a professor in the School of Architecture and Design at Virginia Tech. He was most recently the school’s director, and previously served as dean of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture at Taliesin West (2015–2019), director of the Cincinnati Art Museum (2006–2014), the Netherlands Architecture Institute (2001–2006), and curator of architecture and design at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (1995–2001). He also served as director of the 11th Venice International Biennale of Architecture in 2008.
A critic of art, architecture and design, Betsky is the author of more than 20 books on those subjects, including Fifty Lessons from Frank Lloyd Wright (2021), Making It Modern (2019) and Architecture Matters (2019). His Anarchitecture: The Monster Leviathan will be published by The MIT Press in 2023. He writes a twice-weekly blog for architectmagazine.com, Beyond Buildings.