Alexandra Lange ‘94 is the architecture critic for Curbed. Her essays, reviews and features have appeared in New York, the New York Times, the New Yorker, the Atlantic, Architect and numerous other publications. In 2018 she published the book The Design of Childhood: How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids (Bloomsbury USA). In 2019 she won the AIGA Steven Heller Prize in Cultural Commentary. Alexandra was a 2014 Loeb Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She is also the author of Writing About Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities (Princeton Architectural Press, 2012) and co-author, with Jane Thompson, of Design Research: The Store That Brought Modern Living to American Homes (Chronicle Books, 2010).