Witold Rybczynski

Witold Rybczynski, born in Edinburgh, raised in Canada, and currently living in Philadelphia, is the Meyerson Professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania. He has written on architecture and urbanism for The New York Times, The Atlantic, The New Yorker and Slate, and is the author of the critically acclaimed Home and the A Clearing in the Distance, a biography of frederick Law Olmsted, for which he was awarded the J. Anthony Lukas Prize. He is the recipient of the National Building Museum’s 2007 Vincent Scully Prize.

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Makeshift Metropolis
My Two Polish Grandfathers
Last Harvest
The Perfect House
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Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. I'll leave that to history

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Impatience

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Anything by Paolo Conte

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Yachtsman

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