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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Robert Irwin's 'Barcelona Pavilion for the 21st Century'

A thrilling installation at the Dia Center for the Arts explores tranlucency; it's like seeing snow for the first time.

Published in Blueprint, December 1998

A Park Grows in Moscow

Diller Scofidio + Renfro leads an international team of designers, working in the shadow of the Kremlin

Published in Blueprint, October 13, 2017

Grace Farms, by SANAA

A Gossamer Serpent in New Canaan

Published in Blueprint, June 20, 2018

Santiago Calatrava's Four Billion Dollar Mall

A review of the World Trade Center "Transit Hub"

Published in Blueprint, July 17, 2016

Diller Scofidio + Renfro's Amazing Continuous Surface Building

Their new Columbia Medical School study center caps decades of experimentation

Published in Blueprint, November 9, 2016

Architecture's Quiet Soul

A profile of artist and memorial designer MAYA LIN

Published in Blueprint, November 4, 2003

Memorials fit for a city

Architects get busy after 9/11

Published in Blueprint, February 22, 2002


A game of architecture for up to eight players.

Published in Blueprint, October 1999

Seaside on Celluloid

The Florida town so perfect, moviegoers think it's fake

Published in Blueprint, January 1, 2000