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Mark Lamster

Mark Lamster

Associate Professor of Practice

School of Architecture

Office: CAPPA 216, E-mail:, Phone: 817.272.2801

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BA, The Johns Hopkins University, 1991

MA, Tufts University, 1994

Mark Lamster is the architecture critic of the Dallas Morning News and Professor in Practice at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Architecture. He is currently at work on a biography of the late architect Philip Johnson, to be published by Little Brown. A contributing editor to Architectural Review and Design Observer, his work has appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, and many national magazines.

For more than a decade, Lamster served as an editor at Princeton Architectural Press, in New York. Prior to that, he was an editor at George Braziller, the distinguished publisher of illustrated books.

He is the author of numerous books, including Master of Shadows (2009), a political biography of the painter Peter Paul Rubens, and Spalding's World Tour (2006), the story of a group of all-star baseball players who circled the globe in the 19th century. His research papers from that book are available at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, in Cooperstown.