It is difficult to recall an academic anthology so appropriately timed and so desperately needed as this volume. Race and Modern Architecture arrived as the United States grappled with another brutal wave of police violence against people of color. As part of that activism, a new generation of students, architects, and scholars have called for reappraisal of anti-Black racism in the structures of our own discipline, from curricula to office cultures to licensure procedures. The essays collected here offer tools for this kind of pointed institutional critique. Although this project fills a lacuna in a particular strand of architectural history (one concerned with the canonical narratives of architectural...

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