Yale School of Architecture Public Lecture Series
Though recognizing the architect’s enormous artistic and visionary talent, Professor Krier proposes a revolutionary reading and revision of the LC Corpus.
Robert A.M. Stern Visiting Professor
March 30, 2015
Lecture date: 2008-11-28
Le Corbusier gave his only formal lecture in the UK on 18 December 1947, coinciding with the AA's centenary year. To commemorate this unique occasion the AA and RIBA have jointly organised this event: a gathering of Le Corbusier experts and respected postwar architects examine the content...
Conversation recorded with Fabiola López-Durán in Paris on June 9, 2015
Source by The Funambulist Podcast
Lecture date: 1997-10-30
Michael Ventris studied architecture at the AA and served in the RAF as a navigator. A brilliant linguist, after years of painstaking study and research he introduced a new dimension to classical scholarship with the discovery in 1953 of the key to the deciphering of the Minoan...
Het Nieuwe Instituut has invited Santiago Borja to build an observatory on the roof of Sonneveld House. This space for quiet reflection is devoted to Madame Blavatsky, co-founder of the Theosophical Society.
This event took place at the Sonneveld House . Speakers were professor Marco Pasi, artist Santiago Borja...
What most books label the 'history of architecture' is often a celebration of a narrow and subjective canon of works. But should we think differently about how we designate the desirable from the architecturally anonymous? Plus: reports on the winners of the Africa Architecture awards and Ralph Erskine award.
1 March 2018
Evening Lecture organised by Octave Perrault
Architectural historian Daniel Paul will present the history of mirror glass architecture. Used for the first time by the Eero Saarinen and Associates office for the Nokia Bell Laboratories, it was Anthony Lumsden and Cesar Pelli who initially developed the reflective glass...
Lecture date: 2015-04-28
AA XX 100 / AA Collections Series
Jane Drew was one of the most prolific, international architects of the 20th Century. She practiced from the mid 1930s until the 1980s, spending a considerable portion of that time in practice with her husband, Edwin Maxwell Fry. She was very...
Modern marvel or bleak box? Modernism is one of the most divisive architectural movements of the 20th century. We talk to Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill, founding directors of The Modern House and authors of a new book that argues why it’s time for us to reassess our definition...
Lecture date: 2002-05-16
In an event pitched between an informal lecture and a book launch, Alan Colquhoun discusses the background and contents of his new book Modern Architecture - a history of the modern movement between 1890 and the 1960s.
Lecture date: 2005-10-20
Concentrating on the significance of representations of Mies van der Rohe as constructed images of 'the architect', Detlef Mertins delves into the topic of ethical self-fashioning, greatness and fame.
Mertins is Professor and Chair of the Architecture Department at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published and lectured...