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Kenneth Caldwell Bibliography

Here is a list of my writings from the last few decades.

Selected Writings

Review> Pure Modernism, The Architect's Newspaper, January 23, 2014

Tauba Auerbach (Interview), SFAQ, pp. 76-79, May-July 2013

Social Etiquette: Invited or Imposed?, AIA|CC, October 30, 2012

Olympic Mettle: Designing the 1984 Los Angeles Games, AIA|CC, August 2, 2012

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Isca Greenfield-Sanders, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, July 1, 2012

A Question and a Revision, Faith and Form Magazine, Vol. 45, Issue 2, June 1, 2012

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Gary Simmons, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, April 1, 2012

Challenging Modernism, The Architect's Newspaper, March 28, 2012

Good Deeds: Multi-Service Center South, St. Vincent de Paul Society, San Francisco, ArchNewsNow, December 22, 2011

Working in San Francisco & Hawaii: An Interview with Craig Steely, TraceSF (, November 1, 2011

Saving Difference, The Architect's Newspaper, July 6, 2011

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Squeak Carnwath, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, July 1, 2011

Talking Gordon Drake, The Architect's Newspaper, May 12, 2011

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Ross Bleckner, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, April 1, 2011

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Kerry James Marshall, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, January 1, 2011

Building Christ the Light: a Conversation with Craig Hartman & Father Paul, AIA, arcCA 10.4, October 2010

Review> Inside Stories of Handcrafted Space, The Architect's Newspaper, December 3, 2010

Urban Field Notes: Eight Bay Area landmarks make the case for concrete,, October 28, 2010

Review> Ben Thompson's Retail Love Affair, The Architect's Newspaper, October 8, 2010

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Shaun O’Dell, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, October 1, 2010

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Christopher Brown, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, August 1, 2010

Berkeley's Many Revolutions: a review of Design on the Edge: A Century of Teaching Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, 1903–2003, The Architect's Newspaper, August 6, 2010

Barry Elbasani, FAIA, 1941-2010: A recent conversation with the gruff optimist and realistic urbanist about his history, inspirations, and aspirations., ArchNewsNow, July 9, 2010

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Clare Rojas, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, July 1, 2010

Water: Reordering the Paradigm, AIA, arcCA 10.2, pp. 31-33, April 2010

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Edgar Arceneaux, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, November 1, 2009

Art in the Time of Recession, The Registry (, July 2009

David Sokol interviews Kenneth Caldwell, Architonic, June 2009

CAMP Notes: Forget Don Fisher. Do we want the art or not?, ArchNewsNow, April 1, 2009

Ask an Urban Historian, Next American City (, Summer 2009

Design for Aging: Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Joyce Polhamus, AIA, arcCA 09.2, April 2009

Behind Business Development: A step-by-step guide to creating a consistent flow of work, Contract, March 2009

CAMP Reconsidered – an interview with Mark Horton, AIA, LINEonline, February 2009

Q+A: A behind-the-scenes discussion about SF's new Academy of Sciences with its executive architect, The Architect's Newspaper, October 6, 2008

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews David Huffman, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, August 8, 2008

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Mary Lee Bendolph, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, July 1, 2008

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Christopher Brown, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, April 1, 2008

Q&A: John Rahaim, The Architect's Newspaper, March 26, 2008

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Caio Fonseca, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, February 1, 2008

Common Ground: Work Starts on New San Francisco Urban Center, The Architect's Newspaper, January 30, 2008

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Chris Johanson, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, November 1, 2007

Olafur Eliasson: The Visible Wizard, LINEonline, November 2007

Take Your Time: Olafur Eliasson, Architectural Lighting, pp. 15-16, September/October 2007

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Ross Bleckner, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, October 1, 2007

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Louisiana Bendolph, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, August 1, 2007

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Loretta Bennett, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, August 1, 2007

Designing Public Consensus: A Conversation with Barbara Faga, FASLA, ArchNewsNow, June 12, 2007

Getting on the Same Page: An Interview with Susie See and Andrew Corney, AIA, arcCA 7.2, April 2007

Survivor: The Ultimate Design Review Process, arcCA, Issue 07.2, pp. 36-39, April 2007

Low Cost/High Design, Multifamily Trends, pp. 56-61, March/April 2007

Conversations with Pierluigi Serraino, Interior Design, March 30, 2007

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Radcliffe Bailey, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, March 1, 2007

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Martin Puryear, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, March 1, 2007

Institutional Patronage: An Interview with David Meckel, FAIA, arcCA, Issue 07.1, pp. 24-29, January 2007

Enough Marketing, Contract, pp. 120-121, January 2007

New Orleans: One Year After Katrina, Urban Land, pp. 38, 40-43, 45, November/December 2006

Kenneth Caldwell Interviews Caio Fonseca, OKTP, Paulson Press Newsletter, November 1, 2006

A Unique Memorial for Albert C. Martin, Jr., arcCA, Issue 06.4, p. 64, October 2006

Charles "Duke" Oakley, FAIA: an Interview, arcCA, Issue 06.4, pp. 36-39, October 2006

Reference This: Two Views on Trends in Public and Academic Libraries, ArchNewsNow, June 27, 2006

Ten Modern Models, Multifamily Trends, pp. 52-57, May/June 2006

Real Life Shows Up: Notes and Conversations about the 2005 Monterey Design Conference, LINEonline, May 2006

What the Drawings Don't Show: Four Recent Buildings, arcCA, Issue 06.1, pp. 40-45, January 2006

Correspondent’s File: Modernism Comes Home to Tucson, Architectural Record, pp. 69-70, 72, November 2005

Landscape Strategies That Add Value, Urban Land, pp. 110-111, November/December 2005

The Suburban Arts Center, Urban Land, pp. 96-101, November/December 2005

Design Dialogue: Trends in Multifamily For-Sale Design, Multifamily Trends, pp. 36-39, 52, November/December 2005

Op-Ed: Modern Ironies: Notes on Losing the Bunshaft's Travertine House (1963), ArchNewsNow, September 13, 2005

The Empty Art(ist): San Francisco Won’t Miss Philip Johnson, LINEonline, July 2005

A Critical Reading List: Recent Offerings from Bay Area Authors and Firms, LINEonline, July 2005

On Set with Glenda Rovello, arcCA, Issue 05.2, April 2005

How Green Was My Grande? Landscape Architecture, p. 18, February 2005

Parking Garages and the Particularities of Place: An Interview with Bryan Shiles, LINEonline, December 2004

California Dreaming, Review of Eichler: Modernism Rebuilds the American Dream, by Paul Adamson, LINEonline, December 2004

The Parking Portfolio, LINEonline, December 2004

Brands out of School: A Conversation with Adam Morgan and Mark Barden, Dialogue, pp. 22-23, Fall 2004

Flexing Her Muscles: California’s Governator Taps San Diego Landscape Architect for Bureaucratic Heavy Lifting, Landscape Architecture, p. 22, July 2004

Reflections on the Awards Jury: Interviews with Eric Naslund, FAIA and Hugh Hardy FAIA, arcCA, Issue 04.3, pp. 85-87, July 2004

A Conversation with Bill Weber, LINEonline, May 2004

The Sixth Street Portfolio, LINEonline, May 2004

New Models for Balance: Interview with Tom Sargent, Urban Land, pp. 52-53, March 2004

Influencing Everyday Design: A Conversation with Cindy Allen, LINEonline, January 2004

An Interview with Jill Pilaroscia, LINEonline, January 2004

Further Readings, or Everyday 101, LINEonline, January 2004

What’s Your Story? (Practice column on monographs), Contract, pp. 116-117, January 2004

The Everyday Portfolio, LINEonline, January 2004

From One Room out to the World, LINEonline, October 2003

Healing Stories: Renovating San Francisco’s Ronald McDonald House, LINEonline, October 2003

For-Profit Techniques Help a Not-for-Profit Architectural Firm: A Profile of Asian Neighborhood Design and Rose McNulty, AIA, LINEonline, October 2003

Troubled & Inspired: Where Aesthetics and Politics Didn’t Quite Meet—The AIACC 2003 Monterey Design Conference, LINEonline, October 2003

Where the Global and Local Intersect: A Conversation with Enrique Norten, FAIA, LINEonline, October 2003

Building Change: An Interview with Lisa Findley, LINEonline, October 2003

An Interview with Paul Adamson, LINEonline, October 2003

Full Circle: An Interview with Clare Cooper Marcus, LINEonline, October 2003

On a Mission: A Profile of Herman & Coliver, LINEonline, October 2003

Prize Housing: Interviews with Michael Willis, FAIA, James Brown, AIA, Eric Naslund, FAIA, James Mary O’Connor, arcCA, Issue 03.3, pp. 24-33, July 2003

Project Portfolio Structural Engineering, LINEonline, May 2003

A New Yet Familiar Neighbor: Goldman School of Public Policy UC Berkeley by Architectural Resources Group, ArchNewsNow, January 30, 2003

Project Portfolio: Public and Private, the Bay Area Is Abuzz with School Construction, LINEonline, January 2003

Review of Case Study Houses: The Complete CSH Program, 1945-1966, Elizabeth Smith, Ed., California Modern: The Architecture of Craig Ellwood, by Neil Jackson, A. Quincy Jones, by Cory Buckner, and Paul Rudolph: The Florida Years, by Christopher Domin and Joseph King, Architectural Record, pp.73-75, November 2002

The Humility of the Particular: Scarpa in Venice and the Veneto, LINEonline, August 2002

Urban Design & Civic Involvement: An Interview with Arthur Golding, AIA, arcCA, Issue 02.2, pp. 16-19, April 2002

Affordable Housing Today: A Conversation with Michael Willis, FAIA. arcCA, Issue 01.2, pp. 13-17, April 2001

The Eclecticism of the Bay Region Tradition (Portfolio), LINE, p. 8, Fall 1999

The Bay Region Tradition: A Few Favorite Books, LINE, pg. 9, Fall 1999

Marketing Is Easier Than You Think. Architectural Record, p. 26, October 1999

Alternative Housing in the Bay Area, LINE, pp. 6-7, Spring 1999

A Conversation with Herb Lembcke, FAIA, LINE, pp. 4-5, Winter 1999

Is Green Sustainable? Interview with Lynn Simon, AIA, Architecture California, Volume 19, Number 2, pp. 35-40, Spring 1998

Penetrating the Façade: The Social Project of Architecture.  Interview with Lian Hurst Mann, Architecture California, Volume 18, Number 2, pp. 72-79, Winter 1996/97

Singapore of Dreams: The Clarke Quay Case. Interview with Carol Shen, FAIA, Architecture California, Volume 17, Number 2, pp. 20-25, November 1995

Review of Contemporary Backgrounds, The Work of Maynard Lyndon, FAIA, Platform, University of Texas School of Architecture, September 1993

Remembering the Silvers. L.A. Architect, pp. 6-7, June 1991

Review of Arts + Architecture, The Entenza Years, Barbara Goldstein, Ed., Architectural Record, pp. 59-60, February 1991

Selected Readings in Architectural Photography, L.A. Architect, p. 14, April 1990

Interviews with Three Architectural Editors and Six Architectural Photographers, L.A. Architect, pp. 4-7, 10-11, April 1990

Review of Wallace K. Harrison, Architect, by Victoria Newhouse, L.A. Architect, p. 10, October 1989

Interview with Elaine Jones, L.A. Architect, pp. 8-9, September 1989

Review of R.M. Schindler, Architect, 1887-1953, by August Sarnitz, L.A. Architect, p. 10, March 1989

Planning Journals, Design Book Review, Vol. 14, pp. 85-87, Spring 1988

Review of Wallace Neff: Architect of California’s Golden Age, by Alson Clark, Architecture California, pp. 26-27, November/December 1987

Review of Interior Graphic and Interior Design Standards, by S.C. Reznikoff, Bay Architects’ Review, p. 24, Winter 1987

San Francisco Bay Region Architecture: An Introductory Bibliography, Monticello, IL: Vance Bibliographies, 11p. (#A 1780), March 1987