Sylvia Lavin

Thomas Demand in conversation with Sylvia Lavin (April 1, 2013)

Thomas Demand in conversation with Sylvia Lavin (April 1, 2013)

Thomas Demand and Sylvia Lavin discuss his 2008 project Black Label, based on a bar in Kitakyushu, Japan, Nagelhaus--a collaboration with the architecture firm...
Sylvia Lavin on Architecture Itself and Other Postmodernist Myths

Sylvia Lavin on Architecture Itself and Other Postmodernist Myths

Curator Sylvia Lavin on her exhibition Architecture Itself and Other Postmodernist Myths which proposes a counter-reading of postmodern procedures, replacing the myth of the...
Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown – Architecture as Shelter: City as Decon

Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown – Architecture as Shelter: City as Decon

Lecture date: 1991-05-02The Banham LectureRobert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown give the first Outside Architecture lecture in honour of Reyner Banham.Introduced by Charles Jencks...
Sylvia Lavin on Eisenman, Gehry, Lynn at the CCA

Sylvia Lavin on Eisenman, Gehry, Lynn at the CCA

Guest curator Sylvia Lavin speaks about the CCA exhibition Take Note, which highlights selected pivotal moments in the ongoing relationship between writing and architecture....
Revisiting CASE: Keynote Discussion: From CASE to IAUS

Revisiting CASE: Keynote Discussion: From CASE to IAUS

Introduction: Joan Ockman Moderator: Sylvia Lavin Panelists: Stanford Anderson, Kenneth Frampton, Joan Ockman, Anthony VidlerThe keynote discussion will examine the links and divergences between this early...
A.UD Lecture Series 2009-2010: Sylvia Lavin and Alejandro Zaera-Polo in Conversation

A.UD Lecture Series 2009-2010: Sylvia Lavin and Alejandro Zaera-Polo in Conversation

Friday, November 20, 2009Sylvia Lavin Professor and Director of Critical Studies and M.A./Ph.D. programs, UCLA Architecture and Urban DesignIn conversation with:Alejandro Zaera-Polo Co-founder of Foreign Office...
One-to-One #13 with Sylvia Lavin

One-to-One #13 with Sylvia Lavin

Writer, critical theorist and architecture academic Sylvia Lavin has been a fixture in the southern California art and architecture scene for the better part...
The Building (Part 1)

The Building (Part 1)

Conference Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:30am Wood AuditoriumEver since the theoretical turn of the 1960s, right through to the present, the status of the architectural object...
Pippo Ciorra in conversation with Sylvia Lavin (May 31, 2013)

Pippo Ciorra in conversation with Sylvia Lavin (May 31, 2013)

Pippo Ciorra defines three possible roles for architecture exhibitions: historicizing existing architecture, building inside the museum, and creating conditions for architects to build outside...
Christian Hubert & Sylvia Lavin: The double bill (March 24, 1993)

Christian Hubert & Sylvia Lavin: The double bill (March 24, 1993)

Christian Hubert and Sylvia Lavin each present a lecture dealing with architecture’s relationship with emerging sciences and computer generated forms. Though the two lecture...