Hilary Lewis

Regional publication on architecture and design

HOK: A Global Design Portfolio (Images Publishing)

Philip Johnson: Architecture as Art (Kreeger Museum exhibition catalog)

Gund Partnership: Master Architect Series (Images Publishing)

Mitchell Giurgola Architects (Images Publishing)

Hines: A Legacy of Quality in the Built Enivronment

THINK New York: A Ground Zero Diary (Images Publishing)

HOME Miami

HOME Fort Lauderdale

The Architecture of Philip Johnson (Bulfinch/Time Warner Book Group)

Philip Johnson: The Architect in His Own Words (Rizzoli) Received AIA International Architecture Book Award.


Tropic was launched in 2011 to speak to the growth of great architecture and design in South Florida. Lewis is one of the founding editors of the magazine.

Launched in 2009, Esplanade featured the architecture, urban design and development issues of Boston. From historic preservation to the latest work of contemporary designers, Esplanade's content reaches select upscale markets in New England.

HOK: A Global Design Portfolio
Lewis provided lead essay for volume: , The Architecture Firm of the Future. Released by Images Publishing in 2009.

Philip Johnson: Architecture as Art
Curated by Hilary Lewis, this show presents Philip Johnson's final 15 years of design. These projects underscore Johnson's belief in the artistic basis for architecture. Essay by Lewis.

See "News" section of site for reviews and interviews with Lewis on show.

Mitchell Giurgola Architects
Contributed the thematic essays for this monograph that examines the process of architecture and its impact on the environment. Introduction by Mildred F. Schmertz, FAIA.

Gund Partnership: The Master Architect Series
Contributed essay on collaboration and the making of architecture for this extensive volume on the work of Gund Partnership -- the firm founded by Graham Gund of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Introduction by Paul Goldberger.

HINES: A Legacy of Quality in the Built Environment
Lewis wrote key essay on expansion of firm beyond the borders of Houston, where the company began in 1957. Contributors include: Paul Goldberger, Robert A.M. Stern and David Childs.

THINK New York: A Ground Zero Diary
This volume presents the challenges of producing a master plan for lower Manhattan, as opposed to providing pure architectural solutions for the former site of the World Trade Center. The book showcases the ideas and designs of THINK, a team of top architects who were finalists in the master-planning competition at Ground Zero. Published by The Images Publishing Group in fall 2006. Co-authored by Lewis and Roman Vinoly.

HOME Fort Lauderdale and HOME Miami
Launched respectively in 2003 and 2004. Sold to Bonnier Corporation in 2007. Lewis served as founding member of editorial boards and contributed monthly, writing on new development, architectural history and preservation, exhibitions, books and major architects. Readership reached 200,000.

The Architecture of Philip Johnson
This volume presents the full six-decade portfolio of Philip Johnson, one of American architecture's most influential figures. Hilary Lewis summarizes Johnson's career and significance in an extensive lead essay. This large-format publication has sumptuous photographs by Richard Payne and additional text by architect Stephen Fox.

Philip Johnson: The Architect in His Own Words
This oral history of Johnson's expereinces in architecture is captivating. The famed architect gives the backstory on such notable projects as the Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, New York's Museum of Modern Art, and the signature AT&T building in Manhattan. Co-authored with John O'Connor and published by Rizzoli International Publications, the book received the AIA International Architecture Book Award.

See "News" section of site to read New York Times Book Review coverage of book.

Selected Works

This monthly publication celebrates the ongoing developments and history relating to the best of Florida's exciting architectural legacy.
Regional publication focused on architecture and design.
Revealing the best in architecture, design and development in South Florida.
Latest monograph from the world's largest architectural firm.
Catalog of exhibition, curated by Lewis, at the Kreeger Museum in Washington, DC.
Monograph on occasion of noted New York firm's 50th anniversary.
Monograph on firm of Graham Gund.
Featured in Business Week, Town and Country, House and Garden and Publisher's Weekly.
"[C]aptures the elusive Mr. Johnson best..."
--The New York Times
Real Estate
Examination of renowned real estate firm known for its commitment to improving level of design in commercial realm.
Urban development
An insider's account of the master planning process post-9/11 at New York's World Trade Center site.