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Shaping The City

Last week, pioneering architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable passed away at age 91. Across her long career, Huxtable used her pen to deliver scathing take-downs -- she once described the Kennedy Center as "a concrete candy box and a marble sarcophagus in which the art of architecture lies buried” -- and challenge designers to rethink their work. We talk with Roger Lewis about a critic's role in keeping the public informed, designers honest and where criticism fits into the feedback loop as public projects go through from imagination to fruition.

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