Nina Rappaport

Nina Rappaport is an architectural critic, curator, historian, and educator. She is publications director at Yale School of Architecture, for which she edits the bi-annual magazine Constructs, exhibition catalogs, and the Studio Books series. Combining her interests in curating as act of advocacy and the policy issues of returning manufacturing to cities her Vertical Urban Factory project includes an exhibition, public events, research on making supply chains visible, and a forthcoming book (Actar 2014). The exhibition has been displayed in New York, Detroit, and Toronto and continues to travel.

As a critic she has co-edited the book Ezra Stoller: Photographer (Yale University Press, 2012) and she is author of the book Support and Resist: Structural Engineers and Design Innovation (The Monacelli Press, 2007) for which she developed a theory of design engineering. Rappaport teaches an urban theory and industrial urbanisms in the Syracuse School of Architecture in New York City. She has previously taught at Yale School of Architecture, City College, Barnard College, and advanced studios at Parsons School of Design.

Nina Rappaport

Director of Publications
Yale School of Architecture
180 York St
New Haven, CT 06511
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