is an architectural critic,
curator, and educator. She is publications
editor at Yale School of Architecture and the editor of the school’s
book series, the biannual publication Constructs,
school’s exhibition catalogs. Her current research and projects
focus on the intersection of urban
design and infrastructure, innovative
engineering, and factory spaces.
She has contributed articles and
essays to Architecture, Architectural
Record, Praxis, Future Anterior,
exhibitions include “The Swiss Section” at the Van
Alen Institute, 2003, and “Saving Corporate Modernism,” Yale
School of Architecture, 2001, among
others. She is chair of Docomomo/New
York, a chapter of the international non-profit dedicated to the
preservation of modern architecture.
Ms. Rappaport is currently a professor in the Syracuse in New York City program, teaching a seminar called "Alternative Urbanisms." She has previously taught at Parsons School of Design, Barnard, City College and Yale University. Her book, Support and Resist: Structural Engineers and Design Innovation
, was published in 2007 by Monacelli Press.