Based on a collection of conversations recorded in Avery Hall at a conference entitled Exhibition Models: Curating Architecture, and at the CCA in Montréal, this podcast—written and produced by James Taylor-Foster—considers the format, role, and impact of the architectural exhibition in different settings, ranging from established institutions to project-based...
Lecture date: 1994-02-05
Beatriz Colomina draws on the experience of researching and writing her influential book Privacy and Publicity to raise questions about the relationships between architectural history and the archive. In her book, Colomina uses a series of close readings of two major figures of the modern movement -...
The secrets of modern architecture are like those of a family and it is perhaps because of the current cultural fascination with exposing the intimate that they are now being unveiled, little by little. There is increasing interest in the ways in which architecture works. It is as if...
Lecture date: 2013-10-31
From the very beginning, sex, architecture and design were inextricably intertwined in the pages of Playboy magazine. With its massive global circulation and sexualisation of architecture, Playboy arguably had more influence on the dissemination of modern design than professional and interiors magazines, or even institutions such as...
Lecture date: 2009-01-13
The history of the modern window is the history of communication: Le Corbusier's horizontal window is unthinkable outside of cinema, the Eames House unthinkable outside of the colour slide, and the midcentury picture window unthinkable outside television. In each case, the ambition to dissolve the line between...
Lecture date: 1994-03-15
Beatriz Colomina addresses the relation between war and architecture by looking at Le Corbusiers systematic defacement of Eileen Grays house E.1027 during the German occupation of France. Colomina is an architect who teaches history and theory in the School of Architecture, Princeton University. Her books include Privacy...
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...
Monday, November 11, 2013 7:00pm
Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, Buell Hall
GSAPP Exhibitions presents Adolf Loos: Our Contemporary
Beatriz Colomina, Princeton University, Hermann Czech, Atelier Czech, Pedro Gadanho, Musuem of Modern Art, and Yehuda Safran, GSAPP
Adolf Loos: Our Contemporary celebrates the centenary of the Looshaus in Vienna and the publication of Adolf...
Intervista con Beatriz Colomina, Britt Eversole e Anna-Maria Meister alla 14. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura (sezione Monditalia: "Radical Pedagogies")
An interview with Beatriz Colomina, Britt Eversole and Anna-Maria Meister at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition (Monditalia section: "Radical Pedagogies")
Lecture date: 2011-01-12
Photographers Gallery @ The AA
The second part of this series on photography and the built environment in conjunction with The Photographers’ Gallery opens with Beatriz Colomina. She will address architecture and photography as machines to see, drawing inspiration from a story by
Anaïs Nin, ‘The Veiled Woman’.