• Kenneth B. Frampton

    Ware Professor of Architecture
    404 Avery Hall, Mail Code: 0337
    MS 4-2444

    Biography:

    Prof. Kenneth Frampton is an architect, architectural historian and critic of contemporary and modern architecture. Professor Frampton studied architecture at Guildford School of Art and the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London. He is a professor of history and theory of architecture at Columbia University. He has been a member of the faculty at Columbia University since 1972, and that same year he became a fellow of the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in New York and a co-founding editor of its magazine Oppositions. Among his numerous publications are: Modern Architecture and the Critical Present (1980), Studies in Tectonic Culture (1995), American Masterworks (1995), Le Corbusier (2001), Labour, Work & Architecture (2005), and an updated fourth edition of Modern Architecture: A Critical History (2007).