Alex T. Anderson

Alex T. Anderson, is Associate Chair, Graduate Program Coordinator and Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, where he teaches in the areas of architectural history, theory, representation, and design at the undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. levels.

Professor Anderson received a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University, and an M Arch., MS Arch., and PhD in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. Before assuming his position at University of Washington in the fall of 1998, Professor Anderson taught architectural history, theory, and design at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, building structures and architectural theory at the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, and architectural drawing at the University of Pennsylvania.

Professor Anderson’s recent books include a translation, with commentary, from the French of Étude sur le mouvement d’art décoratif en Allemagne, written in 1912 by Charles-Edouard Jeanneret (Vitra Design Museum, 2008) and The Problem of the House: French Domestic Life and the Rise of Modern Architecture (University of Washington Press, 2006). Other publications include an essay on dining spaces in Eating Architecture (MIT Press 2004) and an essay on architectural scale figures in the Journal of Architectural Education, May 2002. He has presented papers on architectural history, theory, representation, and pedagogy at conferences in the United States and Europe. He has also contributed book reviews to journals in architecture and aesthetics

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