• Architecture

Amanda Reeser Lawrence

Associate Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator

Amanda Reeser Lawrence is founding co-editor of the architectural journal PraxisA Journal of Writing + Building, an award-winning journal of contemporary architecture of the Americas.

Her published books include: James Stirling: Revisionary Modernist (Yale University Press, 2013); Terms of Appropriation,(Routledge 2017), co-edited with Ana Miljacki; and Agenda: The Official Catalogue of the 2014 Architecture Biennale in Venice, co-edited with Ana Miljacki, Eva Franch I Gilabert, Ashley Schafer. Her forthcoming manuscript, The Architecture of Influence: Studies in Unoriginality, is under contract with Princeton University Press.

Lawrence’s research focuses on a close reading of architectural form—contemporary and historical—with a particular interest in theorizing the role of reference, appropriation, and influence. She has published articles in LogPerspectaFuture AnteriorJournal of the Society of Architectural HistoriansJournal of Architectural EducationCASEArchitectural Theory Review, and ARQ: Architectural Research Quarterly. Her work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, the Graduate Society at Harvard University, and the New York State Council on the Arts.

Lawrence received her PhD in architectural history and theory from Harvard University, her Master of Architecture from Columbia University and her BA Summa Cum Laude from Princeton University.


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Courses Taught

  • ARCH1320:  Architecture & Global Cultures 2
  • ARCH2340:  20th Century Architecture & Urbanism
  • ARCH3370: Topics in Architecture
  • ARCH4960: Architectural Studies Capstone
  • ARCH5310:  Design Tactics and Operations
  • ARCH6330:  Seminar in Modern Architecture
  • ARCH7130:  Master's Research Studio
  • HONORS3310