Fred A. Bernstein


Fred Bernstein has degrees in architecture (from Princeton University) and law (from NYU) and writes about both subjects. He lives in New York City and has two sons.

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Obituaries

Harry Bates obituary

Published in The New York Times, November 2, 2022

Ricardo Bofill obituary

Published in The New York Times, January 19, 2022

Paolo Soleri obituary

Published in The New York Times, January 10, 2013

Robert Venturi obituary

Published in The New York Times, September 19, 2018

Leslie Robertson obituary

Published in The New York Times, February 11, 2021

Stanley Tigerman obituary

Published in The New York Times, June 4, 2019

John Johansen obituary

Published in The New York Times, October 26, 2012

Arakawa obituary

Published in The New York Times, May 20, 2010

Romaldo Giurgola obituary

Published in The New York Times, May 16, 2016

Gene Summers obituary

Published in The New York Times, December 20, 2011

Dan Rowen obituary

Published in The New York Times, November 23, 2009

James Polshek obituary

Published in Architectural Record, September 12, 2022

Frederic Schwartz obituary

Published in Architectural Record, April 29, 2004

Ed Feiner obituary

Published in Architectural Record, June 5, 2022

Kevin Lippert obituary

Published in Architectural Record, April 1, 2022

Christopher Alexander obituary

Published in Architectural Record, March 23, 2022

Gyo Obata obituary

Published in Architectural Record, March 11, 2022

Richard Rogers obituary

Published in Architectural Record, December 20, 2021

Kristen Richards obituary

Published in Architectural Record, July 2, 2021

Paulo Mendes de Rocha obituary

Published in Architectural Record, May 24, 2021

Terry Riley obituary

Published in Architectural Record, May 19, 2021

Art Gensler obituary

Published in Architectural Record, May 11, 2021

Helmut Jahn obituary

Published in Architectural Record, May 10, 2021

Hugh Newell Jacobson obituary

Published in Architectural Record, March 12, 2021

Will Alsop obituary

Published in Architectural Digest, May 14, 2018

David Marks obituary

Published in Architectural Digest, October 10, 2017

Mildred (Mickey) Friedman obituary

The great critic, curator and connector

Published in Architectural Record, September 5, 2014

Charles Correa

David Adjaye and Moshe Safdie remember the Indian architect, who died at the age of 84

Published in Architectural Record, June 17, 2015

Jon Jerde (1940–2015)

Published in Artforum, March 18, 2015

Madeline Gins (1941–2014)

When her partner, Arakawa, predeceased her, she declared dying "immoral"

Published in Artforum, March 2014

Balkrishna Doshi obituary

Some called him India's greatest architect

Published in The New York Times, January 24, 2023

Arata Isozaki Obituary

A tribute to "the Emperor" of Japanese Architects

Published in Architectural Record, December 29, 2022

William Menking, 1947-2020

The founder of The Architect’s Newspaper died at age 72 on Saturday, April 11, 2020, in New York, after a long battle with lymphoma

Published in Architectural Record, April 13, 2020

Michael McKinnell, 1935-2020

The British-born designer of Boston City Hall died Friday, March 27, 2020, at age 84, after contracting COVID-19

Published in Architectural Record, March 31, 2020

Jaquelin Robertson, 1933-2020

The architect and urban designer died at the age of 88 at his home in East Hampton, New York

Published in Architectural Record, May 11, 2020

Robert Silman, 1935-2018

Working on Fallingwater brought out the best in Robert Silman, the structural engineer who died this week at 83

Published in Architectural Record, August 2, 2018

Florence Knoll Bassett, 1917-2019

The architect and furniture designer, who reinvented the modern office, passed away at the age of 101 last week

Published in Architectural Record, January 28, 2019

Hugh Hardy, 1931-2017, Architect of Theaters and Theatrical Spaces

Architect Hugh Hardy died last week at 84

Published in Architectural Record, March 20, 2017

John Belle obituary

John Belle, who died this week at 84, helped restore several of New York City’s most important buildings, including Grand Central Terminal and the soaring Enid Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Garden

Published in Architectural Record, September 14, 2016

Jon A. Jerde, 1940-2015

Jon Jerde often said “the communal experience is a designable event,” and he proved it over and over during a 50-year-career. The architect, who died this week at 75, created ersatz downtowns, really elaborate malls with vast garages. His most famous project was Universal CityWalk, a hilltop shopping-and-entertainment center in Los Angeles, completed in 1993. Herbert Muschamp, the longtime architecture critic of The New York Times, admired CityWalk’s showbiz vitality. Jerde, he famously wrote, was more likely to be nominated for an Oscar than a Pritzker

Published in Architectural Record, February 11, 2015

Remembering David Marks

He designed the London Eye with his wife -- then mortgaged their house to get it built

Published in Architectural Digest, October 10, 2017

Daniel Rowen, an Architect Who Favored Modernism, Dies at 56

Mr. Rowen was a highly regarded architect whose modernist designs attracted a number of promient clients

Published in The New York Times, November 23, 2009
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