Selected Publications


Articles in refereed journals

“A Tale of Two Crematoria: Funeral Architecture and the Politics of Representation in Mid-Twentieth-Century Bangkok,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 77:3 (2018)

“The City and the City: Race, Nationalism, and Architecture in early 20th-century Bangkok,” Journal of Urban History, 2014 (40) 5, pp. 933-958.

“Krung thep/sampheng: neung muang song nakhorn chua chat sathapatyakam lae chat niyom nai Krungthep ton satawat thi 20 กรุงเทพฯ/สำเพ็ง: หนึ่งเมืองสองนคร เชื้อชาติ สถาปัตยกรรม และชาตินิยมในกรุงเทพฯ ต้นศตาวรรษที่ 20 (Bangkok/Sampheng: one polity two cities),” Aan อ่าน  journal, July-December 2013, pp. 126-145.


"Review of “Architecture of Appropriation, Het Nieuwe Instituut,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 77:2 (2018)

"Review of Architects of Buddhist Leisure," Fabrications: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand 27:3 (2017), pp. 435-437.

“Review of Colonialist Frames, Nationalist Histories: Imperial Legacies, Architecture, and Modernity,” Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review, Fall 2013, pp. 87-88. 

“Sala Chaloem Krung cinema: design review,”  Senses and Society 7(2), 2011, pp. 216-221. 

"Review of Chatri Prakitnontakan, The Art and Architecture of the People’s Party," New Mandala, online journal of Southeast Asian Studies, hosted by Australian National University, August 12, 2010 (2 pages).

"Review of E-Topia: Urban Life, Jim—But Not As We Know It, by William J. Mitchell,” Bookforum, Winter 1999, p. 35.

 “Unusually Moving Pictures: The Whitney Biennial 1993,” Artforum, May 1993, p. 108.

Book chapters

“The Aesthetic Citizen: Modernism and Fascism in mid-20th-century Bangkok,” Chapter in Questioning Southeast Asia’s Architecture: Epistemology, Networks and Power (Singapore: NUS Press, 2018).

"The Garden of Liberation: emptiness and engagement at Suan Mokkh, Chaiya, Thailand,” Chapter in Handbook of Socially Engaged Architecture (London and New York: Routledge, 2017).

“Contemporary Buddhist Architecture: From Reliquary to Theme Park,” Chapter in Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Buddhism (Oxford: OUP, 2016), 436-452.

“Life in Marvelous Times: Architecture, Hip hop, and Utopia,” Chapter in Archi*pop anthology (London: Bloomsbury, 2015), pp. 193-206.

“Honey, I Shrunk the Nation State: Spatializing History in the Thai Nationalist Theme Park,” Chapter in Archi*pop anthology (London: Bloomsbury, 2015), pp. 75-88.

"Who is this who is coming?” Main essay in Jessica Rankin: Skyfolds, 1941-2010 (London: White Cube, 2012), pp. 32-41.

“The End of the World as We Know It: Spatial Networks, Religion, and Violence,” Chapter in Peter Eisenmann: Promenade…Through the Present Future(Galicia: Foundation for the City of Culture of Galicia, 2011), pp. 120-140.

“Jerusalem: violence, space, and mimesis in the work of Paul Pfeiffer,” Chapter in Paul Pfeiffer: Monologue (Leon: Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Léon, 2009), pp. 103-110.

“In Praise of Shadows: The Rural Mythology of Samuel Mockbee,Chapter in Rural Studio: Samuel Mockbee and an Architecture of Decency (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2002), pp. 163-172.  

 “Black City,” an essay on architectural themes in the work of Julie Mehretu, Chapter in Julie Mehretu (Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2006), pp. 10-19. 

Non-refereed art magazines

“Interview with Apichatpong Weerasethakul,” Bomb magazine (114, Winter 2011), pp. 40-47.

“An Odd Circuit: Shu Lea Cheang’s Online Road Trip,” Art Asia Pacific 27, 2000, pp. 51-58.

Authored and edited books

Gold by the Inch: a novel (New York: Grove Press 1998, paperback 2000)

Collapsing New Buildings (editor) (New York: Kaya Press, 1996)