Goldberger, Paul


Paul Goldberger
Honorary doctoral degrees from Pratt Institute, the Center for Creative Studies, the New York School of Interior Design, and Kenyon College
Joseph Urban Professor of Design, School of Constructed Environments, Parsons School of Design

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Areas of Expertise:
Architecture, design, historic preservation, cities
Paul Goldberger is a Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic known for his Sky Line column in the New Yorker. He began his career at the New York Times and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism in 1984. In 1996, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani presented him with the city’s Preservation Achievement Award in recognition of the impact of his work on historic preservation. He is the author of several books, most recently Up from Zero: Politics, Architecture, and the Rebuilding of New York, a chronicle of the process of rebuilding Ground Zero, named one of the New York Times Notable Books for 2004.
Courses Taught:
  • Re-imagining New York (University Lecture Course)
  • Thesis Prep (Parsons Master of Architecture program)
  • Thesis Studio Critic (Parsons Master of Architecture program)
Recent Publications:

Up from Zero: Politics, Architecture, and the Rebuilding of New York

The City Observed: New York

The Skyscraper

On the Rise: Architecture and Design in a Post-Modern Age

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