Sarah Whiting

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For the astronomer with the same name, see Sarah Frances Whiting.

Sarah Whiting is a design principal of WW Architecture and is the Dean of Rice University's School of Architecture. She has taught at institutions such as Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, the Princeton University School of Architecture, the Illinois Institute of Technology, the University of Kentucky and the University of Florida.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University, a Master of Architecture from Princeton University, and a Doctor of Philosophy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.[1] She had previously worked in the offices of Peter Eisenman, Michael Graves, and the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, where she served as a designer for the Euralille master plan, among other projects.

Sarah Whiting has served on the editorial board of architectural journal Assemblage, and is one of the "protagonists" of Log.

Sarah Whiting taught both undergraduate and graduate level courses on modern urbanism and contemporary theory at Princeton, and has lectured and attended many conferences at prestigious institutions such as the Berlage Institute,[2] Columbia University and the Architectural Association.[3]

Note: This Sarah Whiting is not to be confused with the Minneapolis based photographer of the same name.

Notable bibliography[edit]

  • Whiting, Sarah. “Superblockism: Chicago’s Elastic Grid,” Histories of Cities: Design and Context, eds. Rodolphe el-Khoury and Edward Robbins (London: Spon/Routledge, 2004): 57-76.
  • Whiting, Sarah. “Bas-Relief Urbanism: Chicago’s Figured Field,” in Phyllis Lambert, ed. Mies in America (CCA + Whitney Museum, 2001): 642-691.
  • Somol, R.E. and Whiting, Sarah. "Notes around the Doppler Effect and Other Moods of Modernism." Perspecta 33 (2002): 72-77.
  • Koolhaas, Rem and Whiting, Sarah. "Spot Check: A Conversation between Rem Koolhaas and Sarah Whiting." Assemblage, No. 40, 36-55. Dec., 1999.
  • Whiting, Sarah. "Bellyache". Log 4, 5-8.
  • Whiting, Sarah. "Critical Reflections." Assemblage, No. 41, 88-89. Apr., 2000

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