Christina's texts for download are here.



Busquets, Joan and Christina Crawford. Chicago Boundless: Two Grids Between Lake and River (Redesigning Gridded Cities series). San Francisco: AR+D Publishers, 2017.


Crawford, Christina E. “From Tractors to Territory: Socialist Urbanization through Standardization.” Journal of Urban History, “Second World Urbanity” special issue, Vol. 44(1), 54-77. Doi: 10.1177/0096144217710233. Winner of the 2017 Emerging Scholar Prize, Society of Historians of East European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture (SHERA). 

Crawford, Christina E. “In an Extraordinary Space.” Architecture Boston 20: no.2 (2017): 20-23.

Crawford, Christina E. "From the Old Family—to the New." Harvard Design Magazine 41: Family Planning (2015): 38-45.

Crawford, Christina E. "The Innovative Potential of Scarcity in SA’s Comradely Competition for Communal Housing, 1927."  ArchiDOCT 1, no. 2 (2014).

Crawford, Christina. "Urban Space or State Monument? The Maydan in Kiev." Archis 2 (2003): 46-49.

Crawford, Christina. "Kul'tura Torgovogo Tsentra (Mall Culture)." ACC (Art, City, Construction) / Ukraine 41, no. 10 (2003): 44-45.

Crawford, Christina E. "A Declaration of Independence." Metropolis, December (2002): 54.


Crawford, Christina E. “Making the Case for Socialist Space.” Research Companion to Landscape Architecture, edited by Ellen Braae and Henriette Steiner. London: Routledge (forthcoming).

Love, Tim and Christina Crawford. "Plot Logic: Character-Building through Creative Parcelisation." In Urban Design and the Real Estate Development Process, edited by Steve Tiesdell and David Adams. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

REVIEWS / interviews

Crawford, Christina E. "Industries of Architecture." Journal of Architectural Education, November 16, 2017. 

Crawford, Christina E. with Darra Goldstein. "Under the Bed is a Cool, Dark Place." Harvard Design Magazine, no. 43: Shelf Life (2106).

Crawford, Christina E. "The Mound of Vendôme." Future Anterior: Journal of Historic Preservation History Theory & Criticism 12, no. 1 (Summer 2015): 102-09.

Crawford, Christina E. "Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity, MOMA New York." Architecture Boston 13, no. 2 (2010).

web-based publications

Crawford, Christina E. "Soviet Planning Praxis: From Tractors to Territory." Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Centerpiece 29, no. 2 (2015).

Crawford, Christina E. "Genplan 101: How to Read a Socialist General Plan Drawing." Second World Urbanity,, 2015.


Crawford, Christina. "Mini Monuments or Little Monsters." Essay written for Heroic exhibit, Pinkcomma Gallery, Boston, MA.

“Kyiv Renaissance.” Architectural photographs, Ukrainian Institute of America, New York, NY.

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