Lecture date: 2013-11-05
This lecture will explore architecture’s nervous encounter with liquids. Our buildings, like ourselves, are filled with pipes. Water, gas, electricity, and information flow inside walls, floor and ceilings, crisscrossing basements and running across rooftops. Yet these tubes are rarely allowed to enter the space. No evidence of...
Lecture date: 1997-11-03
Architects make sketches - or so we are told. Our discourse endlessly circles around a few twitchy lines. Seemingly fragile drawings turn out to be extraordinarily resilient and infinitely strange. Using the work of Enric Miralles as a starting point, Mark Wigley rethinks the role of the...
Lecture date: 2000-12-11
The 'Psychoanalysis and Space' conference, chaired by Mark Cousins, is based upon the premise that many conditions of spatial experience are unconscious, and at the same time the unconscious may often be described in terms of spatial fantasies. The aim is to initiate discussion of the possibilities...
Lecture date: 1996-03-20
Reflecting on the complex relationships that emerge from the repression and recurrence of colour in the work of Le Corbusier and Bruno Taut, Mark Wigley opens up a new understanding of the historical avant-garde by exploring the most obvious but least discussed feature of modern architecture: white...
Lecture date: 2011-03-11
Participants: Patrik Schumacher, Jeff Kipnis, Lars Spuybroek, Charles Jencks, Eric Owen Moss, Wolf D Prix, Alejandro Zaera Polo, Mark Wigley, Marc Cousins, Brett Steele, Zaha Hadid
Organised by Patrik Schumacher
The debate will be guided by the issues raised in Patrik Schumacher's book The Autopoiesis of Architecture, which...
Lecture date: 2011-01-13
I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won't work' -Thomas Edison
In 2011 the world is adrift in a world of accelerating forms of failure. Global economies are mired in the financial consequences of widespread banking failure. Failed political regimes and failing foreign policies...
Lecture date: 2011-01-14
Roundtable with Jeffrey Inaba, Mark Wigley, Brett Steele and guests including Graham Caine, Peter Crump, David Greene, Charles Holland and Ines Weizman
'If you remember the 60's, you weren't there'
Grace Slick, Jefferson Airplane
This afternoon event includes a roundtable discussion led by Jeffrey Inaba, Features Editor of VOLUME, an...
Friday, April 18, 2014
Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall
2000+: The Urgencies of Architectural Theory
Lucia Allais, Princeton University School of Architecture
Beatriz Colomina, Princeton University School of Architecture
Mark Cousins, Architectural Association
Arindam Dutta, MIT Architecture
Keller Easterling, Yale School of Architecture
John Harwood, Oberlin College
Catherine Ingraham, Pratt Institute
Mark Jarzombek, MIT Architecture
Mari Lending, Oslo Centre for Critical...
Thursday, August 8, 2013
The tenth in a series of conversations between Peter Eisenman and Mark Wigley
With introduction by Enrique Walker
Organized by The Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture
In February 2017, the CCA hosted an afternoon of discussion in Montreal on the work of Cedric Price. Scholars were invited to present their individual motivations and methodologies for researching the architect's key projects. In this presentation, Mark Wigley discusses the Fun Palace.
En février 2017, le CCA a organisé...