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George Baird

George Baird is Partner in Baird/Sampson Architects in

Toronto and Professor of Architecture at Harvard

University's Graduate School of Design.

Titles by This Author

What is architecture's place in the world? Combining history, theory, and polemic, George Baird probes into the conceptual lineage and current expressions of postmodernism and the critique of postmodern architecture over the past four decades, revealing the general failure of these theories to develop an architecture that is politically engaged and affirmative of the public sphere. Hannah Arendt's imperative of worldliness plays a pivotal role in Baird's reading of what has come to be called architecture's belief system.