Sanford Kwinter

Sanford Kwinter is a New York based writer and editor with a background in comparative literature. He is associate professor at the School of Architecture at Rice University, and cofounder of Zone Books, with Jonathan Crary and Bruce Mau, which includes the journal Zone, a serial publication of philosophy and contemporary culture. He has written widely on philosophical issues of design, architecture and urbanism and has been involved in the series of ANY conferences and publications, Assemblage, and was part of the exhibition and book Mutations in Bordeaux (2001). Head of Studio !KASAM, a content and communications design firm in the USA, Kwinter has published Pandemonium: The Rise of Predatory Locales in the Post-war World and Architectures of Time: Towards a Theory of the Event in Modernist Culture