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Mark Jarzombek

Mark Jarzombek (born 1954) is a United States-born architectural historian, author and critic. Since 1995 he has served as Director of the History Theory Criticism Section of the Department of Architecture at MIT, Cambridge MA, United States. Jarzombek received his architectural training at the ETH Zurich, where he graduated in 1980. From there he went to MIT, where he received his doctorate in 1986. He taught at Cornell University until 1994. He has written on a wide variety of subjects, from Renaissance architecture to contemporary criticism. He was a 2005 Fellow at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute (Williamstown, MA), a 2002 Fellow at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (Montreal) a 1993 Resident Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) and a 1986 Post-doctoral Fellow at the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities (Santa Monica).

Books

  • On Leon Battista Alberti, His Literary and Aesthetic Theories (MIT Press, 1989)
  • Designing MIT: Bosworth's New Tech (Boston: Northeastern University Press, October 2004).
  • The Psychologizing of Modernity: Art, Architecture and History (Cambridge University Press, 2000).
  • A Global History of Architecture, with Vikram Prakash and Francis D. K. Ching (New York: Wiley & Sons, August 2006)
  • Architecture of First Societies: A Global Perspective (New York: Wiley & Sons, 2014)
  • "The Post-traumatic Turn and the Art of Walid Raad and Krzysztof Wodiczko: from Theory to Trope and Beyond," in Trauma and Visuality, Lisa Saltzman and Eric Rosenberg, editors (University Press of New England, 2006)

External links

  • Homepage
  • MIT faculty Profile


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