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The Architecture of Diplomacy: Building America’s Embassies (Princeton Architectural Press, 1998; Princeton Architectural Press, revised second edition in paperback, 2011; Electronic edition from via iTunes, 2012) See also Chinese language edition published by China Financial & Economic Publishing House, Beijing (2010)

The United Nations (History interpreted through the photographs of Ezra Stoller) Building Blocks Series (Princeton Architectural Press, 1999)

Contributing author to other books, including:

“The American Ambassador’s Residence in Oslo: A Short Diplomatic History,” in Villa Otium: A Diplomatic Home (published by U.S. Embassy Oslo, Norway, 2012): 4-21

“A Key Role in Defining Modernism,” in Architect Ladislav Rado: The Principles of Architecture are Absolute, by Peter Lizon (Slovak Architects Society, 2012): 32, 60 (in English and Slovakian)

“Finland in D.C.” in The Embassy of Finland in Washington, D.C. (published by the Embassy of Finland, Washington, D.C., 2005): 34-48

“Embassy Architecture as Politics and Symbol,” in Building Diplomacy by Elizabeth Gill Lui (Cornell University Press, 2004)

“Introduction,” to Embassy Residences in Washington, D.C., with Lily Urdinola de Bianchi (Villegas Editores, 2003): 33-45

Architecture of the Borderlands (Architectural Design, ed. Cruz and Boddington, 1999)

Selected articles in journals:
“Beyond the Fortress Embassy,” Foreign Service Journal (Dec 2012): 20-28

“Fortress America,” Foreign Policy (Sep/Oct 2007): 54-7

“Búnker en Bagdad,” Foreign Policy Edición Española, (Oct/Nov 2007): 62-66

“Embassy Design: Security vs. Openness,” Foreign Service Journal, (Sep 2005): 44-51

“Washington and Ottawa: A Tale of Two Embassies,” with Isabelle Gournay, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (Dec 2002): 480-507

“The Identity Crisis of the American Embassy,” Foreign Service Journal (Jun 2000): 18-25

“Frederick Gutheim: Capital Catalyst,” Washington History (vol. 10, no. 1, Spring/Summer 1998): 24-45

“Landscape as Legend: Carleton E. Watkins in Kern County, California,” Landscape Journal (vol. 11, no. 1, Spring 1992): 1-21

“The Architecture of Diplomacy: Heyday of the U. S. Embassy-Building Program, 1954-1960,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (Sep 1990): 251-278

Selected articles in magazines and other publications:
“Building Hope Abroad,” World Policy Blog (Feb 11, 2009)

“The Rows on Embassy Rows,” Newsweek (International Edition) (Jul 7-14, 2008): 39-41

“The U.S. Capitol Grounds: Frederick Law Olmsted’s Legacy in the Nation’s Capital,” The Capitol Dome (vol. 43, no. 2, Spring 2006): 2-10

“The Importance of Openness in an Era of Security: A Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer,” Architectural Record (Jan 2006): 80-83

“Mission Accomplished: Oklahoma City’s New Federal Building Combines Security and Openness in a Superior Way,” Architectural Record (Oct 2004): 105-10

“The American Embassy: Design Excellence vs. Security?” Architectural Record (Jul 2004): 67

“Stone’s New Delhi Embassy on State Department Register,” DOCOMOMO-US National News (Fall 2004): 1

“Recovered Memory,” Harvard Magazine (Sep/Oct 2002): 31-2

“Quietly Confident, New Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C.” World Architecture (vol. 91, Nov/Dec 2000):68-71

“Observations on Security in the Design of the Italian Chancery,” Architectural Record (Nov 2000): 117

“Post-Terror Diplomacy,” Interiors (Apr 2000): 48-51

“Wooing Washington with a New Chancery,” Architectural Record (Apr 2000): 36

“Golden Child,” World Architecture (Feb 2000): 84-5

“Embassies Under Siege: They Deserve Better,” GW Magazine (Fall 1999): inside cover

“New Designs of Embassies and Courthouses Expose the Politics of Architecture,” Architectural Record (Aug 1999): 33-6

“Ambassadorial Architecture,” World Architecture (vol. 63, Feb 1998): 82-88

“Knowing Olmsted,” Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College (1997)

“United States Embassies: America’s Face Abroad,” National Building Museum Blueprints (Fall 1996)

“Wellesley’s Vanishing Landscape,” Wellesley Magazine (vol. 79, 1995): 20-25

“Invisible Architects,” GSD NEWS, Harvard University (Fall 1993): 30

“Gutheim the Great,” Historic Preservation (vol. 42, 1990): 36

Frederick Law Olmsted/U.S.A. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (1972)

Newspaper and op-ed articles:
“Diplomacy Doesn’t Belong in Bunkers,” The Washington Post, Outlook (Aug 23, 1998)

“Can an Embassy Be Open and Secure?” The New York Times (Aug 14, 1998)

Selected book reviews:
“Cold War Confrontations” by Jack Masey and Conway Lloyd Morgan, Architectural Record Online (Dec 2009)

“Atomic Spaces: Living on the Manhattan Project” by Peter Bacon Hales and “Disarming the Prairie” by Terry Evans, Design Book Review (44/45 Winter/Spring 2001)

“Enclaves of America” by Ron Robin, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (Mar 1994)

“Architecture, Power, and National Identity” by Lawrence Vale, GSD NEWS, Harvard University (Fall 1993)

“Forms of Dominance”, ed. Nezar AlSayyad, Progressive Architecture (May 1993)

“Architecture, Power, and National Identity” by Lawrence Vale, Progressive Architecture (May 1993)

“The Politics of Design in French Colonial Urbanism” by Gwendolyn Wright, Progressive Architecture (May 1993)

“The West as America”, ed. William Treuttner, Landscape Journal (Winter 1992)

“Lewis Mumford, A Life” by Donald L. Miller, American Studies International (Apr 1992)

“TVA’s Public Planning” by Walter L. Creese, Design Book Review (Fall 1991); American Studies International (Oct 1991)

“Florentine New Towns: Urban Design in the Late Middle Ages” by David Friedman, Architecture (Nov 1989)

“Helsinki Jugendstil Architecture: 1895-1915” by J. Moorhouse, et al., Architecture (Feb 1990)

“Olmsted South: Old South Critic/New South Planner”, eds. D. White & V. Kramer, JAIA (Mar 1981)

“The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted, Vol. 1”, ed. Charles McLaughlin, JAIA (Apr 1978)

“Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Houses” by John Sergeant, JAIA (May 1977)

“Shaping the Environment from Prehistory to the Present” by Geoffrey and Susan Jellicoe, JAIA (Aug 1976)

“For Everyone A Garden” by Moshe Safdie, JAIA (Mar 1975)

“FLO: The Biography of Frederick Law Olmsted” by Laura Wood Roper, JAIA (Jul 1974)

Other collaborative publications:
“Design for Diplomacy: New Embassies for the 21st Century”, Report of the AIA 21st-Century Embassy Task Force (The American Institute of Architects, Jul 2009)

“Working in Olmsted’s Shadow, Guidance for Developing a Scope of Services for the Update of the Master Plan for the U.S. Capitol and Grounds”, National Research Council/National Academies Press (2003)

“Report of the Visiting Committee on the Future of the Campus Landscape to the President of Wellesley College” (1996)

Congressional testimony:
House Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs, hearings titled: “Fortress America Abroad: Effective Diplomacy and the Future of U.S. Embassies,” testimony presented on January 23, 2008 by Jane C. Loeffler, et al.