Professor of Modern Architecture
Professor John Maciuika specializes in the history of modern architecture and design. He teaches courses in the history of art, architecture, urbanism, the decorative arts, and design at the City University of New York's Baruch College and at the CUNY Graduate Center. His research interests include the relationship between architecture and cultural identity; shifting narratives of the "modern" over time in architecture and design; the sociology of the design professions; and the cultural politics of architecture in particular national settings.
Books and Articles:
"The Politics of Art and Architecture at the Bauhaus, 1919-1933." In Weimar Thought: A Contested Legacy, edited by Peter E. Gordon and John C. McCormick, 291-315. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013.
"The Castle for Berlin, or Berlin for the Castle?" Herito: Heritage, Culture, and the Present 3 (2011): 4-21.
"The Globalization of the Deutscher Werkbund: Design Reform, Industrial Policy, and German Foreign Policy, 1907-1914." In Global Design History, edited by Sarah Teasley, Giorgio Riello and Glenn Adamson, 98-106. London: Routledge, 2011.
"Adolf Loos and the Aphoristic Style: Rhetorical Practice in Early Twentieth-Century Design Criticism." In The Designed World: Images, Objects, Environments, edited by Richard Buchanan, Dennis Doordan, and Victor Margolin, 72-82. Oxford: Oxford International Publishers, 2010.
"The Production and Display of the Domestic Interior in Wilhemine Germany, 1900-1914." German History 25 (2007).
"'Sachlicher, wirtschaftlicher, zweckmassiger:' 100 Jahre 'Lehrwerkstatten-Erlass' vom Preussischen Minnisterium fur Handel und Gewerbe." Scholion 4 (2006).
Before the Bauhaus: Architecture, Politics, and the German State 1890-1920. Cambridge University Press, 2005.
"Baltic Shores, Western Winds: Lithuanian Architects and the Subversion of the Soviet Norm." Centropa: A Journal of Central European Architecture and the Related Arts 1, no. 2 (May 2001).