Professor of 19th- and 20th-Century European
and American Architecture and Theory
Professor Emerita Rosemarie Bletter’s chief research interests are in contemporary architecture,German architecture of the post-World War I period, and American architecture and design of the 20s and 30s. She was guest curator for the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition Skyscraper Style: Art Deco New York (1975) and the Whitney Museum’s High Styles: Twentieth-Century American Design(1985), and served on planning committees for the Denver Art Museum’s US Design, 1975-2000 (2002) and the Museum of Modern Art’s Mies in Berlin (2001). She is currently working on a book on American car culture and its effect on architectural conceptions. She has also taught at Yale, Columbia, and the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.
Critical Introduction. Adolf Behne: The Modern Functional Building. Los Angeles: Getty Texts and Documents Series, 1996. American Institute of Architects International Book Award, 1998.
“Beyond Utopia” (1983), “The Architecture of Arata Isozaki” (1985), and James Stirling" (1987). Documentary films (PBS, European television, museums).
El Arquitecto Josep Vilaseca I Casanovas. Colegio de Arquitectos de Cataluña, 1977.
with Cervin Robinson. Skyscraper Style: Art Deco New York. New York: Oxford University Press, 1975.