Edge symposium: Design of cities (August 29, 2017)

Edge symposium: Design of cities (August 29, 2017)

Hernan Diaz Alonso introduces the event as a new format of review for each of the four post-grad programs. Rather than focus on individual...
Angewandte competition symposium: Why Bother? (October 11, 2012)

Angewandte competition symposium: Why Bother? (October 11, 2012)

Eric Owen Moss explains that the discussion was supposed to start with a discussion by Jeffrey Kipnis of the entries to the competition for...
Thesis Prep Symposium (April 6, 2011)

Thesis Prep Symposium (April 6, 2011)

Elena Manferdini opens the symposium and introduces guest critic Sanford Kwinter, and a panel consisting of Jeffrey Kipnis, Hernan Diaz Alonso, and Wes Jones....
2014 Grad Thesis Prep Symposium (March 19, 2014)

2014 Grad Thesis Prep Symposium (March 19, 2014)

After Elena Manferdini explains the history and format of the symposium, six students present their thesis proposals: Taryn Bone, Scotty Zane Carroll, Mustafa Kustur,...
Hernan Diaz Alonso: Making + Meaning talk (August 4, 2011)

Hernan Diaz Alonso: Making + Meaning talk (August 4, 2011)

Hernan Diaz Alonso begins with a discussion of the word “void” and its importance in his work. For him, void relates to the autonomy...
Duel + Duet: Ben van Berkel & Hernan Diaz Alonso (March 30, 2016)

Duel + Duet: Ben van Berkel & Hernan Diaz Alonso (March 30, 2016)

Ben van Berkel discusses in depth the Arnheim rail station (1996-2015), from the initial research, through UN Studio's work with consultants, specialists and eight...
Symposium: What’s the question? (March 5, 2010)

Symposium: What’s the question? (March 5, 2010)

Eric Owen Moss moderates a symposium consisting of distinquished faculty members Jeffrey Kipnis, Michael Rotondi, and Hernan Diaz-Alonzo. They discuss representation, imagery, functionality, materials,...
“Aesthetics and the Progressive:  Architecture and the State of the Contemporary” Panel

“Aesthetics and the Progressive: Architecture and the State of the Contemporary” Panel

Panel Discussion: “Aesthetics and the Progressive: Architecture and the State of the Contemporary”Hernan Diaz Alonso (SCI-Arc), Lydia Kallipoliti (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Jason Payne (University...
Do I look like I have a plan?

Do I look like I have a plan?

Hernan Diaz-Alonso, considered one of the most significant voices of his generation, is the principal and founder of Xefirotech, an award-winning firm in architecture,...
Pulsation in Architecture

Pulsation in Architecture

A symposium to mark the publication of Eric Goldemberg's book, Pulsation in Architecture, brought together the book's contributors with Columbia University GSAPP faculty in...