Andrew Nolan Davis, second-year student in the Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices Program at Columbia GSAPP, speaks with Mexican Architect Frida Escobedo, whose exhibition ‘No. 9’ opened at the Arthur Ross Architectural Gallery on October 20, 2017.
They discuss the tension between social and historical time, and how that can...
Lecture date: 2015-03-05
Architecture should now draw on difference and cultural diversity, immersion in local cultures, and climatic, ethnic and regional contrasts as a source of inspiration and creativity if it is to be consistent with the current diverse world.
Looking back over fifty years of experimentation with the architectural idiom,...
Watch the interview with the Mexican architect Frida Escobedo about her participation in the design of the Serpentine Pavilion 2018. Escobedo is the first Mexican architect after Zaha Hadid who participated in the year 2000 and the youngest in this renowned event.
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Friday, November 7, 2014 12:00pm
Tatiana Bilbao and Frida Escobedo
In conversation with Galia Solomonoff, Columbia GSAPP
On November 7, GSAPP welcomes exemplary Mexican architects with solid groups of diverse built work, Tatiana Bilbao and Frida Escobedo. What is it like to practice architecture in Mexico today? Bilbao and Escobedo will...
Frida Escobedo discusses the influences on her 2018 Serpentine Pavilion. From the celosia walls found in her native Mexico to the work of El Lissitzky, Escobedo weaves these references into her courtyard-based design, which harnesses a subtle interplay of light, water and geometry.
Architect Frida Escobedo, celebrated for dynamic projects that reactivate urban space, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2018. Here she talks about the inspiration behind her design. The Serpentine Pavilion opens on 15 June 2018.
Film by Candida Richardson.
Architect Frida Escobedo, celebrated for dynamic projects that reactivate urban space, was in conversation with architect and educator Mohsen Mostafavi, architect and researcher Marina Otero Verzier and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director, Serpentine Galleries, discussing the material and historical inspirations behind this year's Serpentine Pavilion and the expression of...
Recorded: October 14, 2012
In this excerpt from his 2012 Current Work lecture, Alberto Kalach reflects on his design philosophy through key projects like the Jose Vasconcelos Library in Mexico City, a French school in Guadalajara, Jalisco, and three houses in Mexico and California. Here, Kalach demonstrates an approach characterized...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Revise: Revisiting Labrouste in the Digital Age
Housing nearly 600,000 volumes, the 2006 Biblioteca Vasconcelos in Mexico City by Taller de Arquitectura X (TAX) is the largest library in Latin America. In BOMB, TAX Principal Alberto Kalach notes that the design, which combines cantilevered levels of...
Mauricio Rocha Iturbide and Gabriela Carrillo Valadez
Recorded: March 20, 2014
As founding principals of the Mexico City-based TALLER |MauricioRocha+GabrielaCarrillo|, Mauricio Rocha and Gabriela Carrillo emphasize “the importance of the vernacular, craftsmanship, sustainability, and socially-responsible design.” Established in 1991 by Rocha as TALLER DE ARQUITECTURA, the firm was renamed TALLER IMauricioRocha+GabrielaCarrilloI...