Architectural History Postmodernism

The Rally – Part 4 – Robert Venturi & Denise Scott Brown

Lecture date: 1976-07-06At ARTNETThe Rally: Celebrating the Art and Wit of Architecture: an event held at Art Net during the heatwave of July 1976....

Cornel West (March 28, 1988) Part 2 of 2

Cornel West continues engaging the audience in a debate and discussion about transgression and the status quo. He calls Craig Owens and Hal Foster...

Todd Gannon: Rayner Banham and the paradoxes of High Tech (March 14, 2018)

Hernan Diaz Alonso introduces Todd Gannon, recently SCI-Arc’s History + Theory coordinator, currently head of the Knowlton School of Architecture at Ohio State University.Gannon...

James Wines (March 12, 1980) Part 1 of 2

vPLEASE NOTE: The image periodically goes all white in this video, though not for long. The audio is clear throughout.After reciting over-the-top negative comments...

Cornel West (March 28, 1988) Part 1 of 2

Cornel West characterizes his theme as "historicizing the postmodernism debate,” arguing that it is “symptomatic of larger currents in culture and society.” He references...

Jorge Silvetti (November 3, 1983)

Gary Paige, introduces Jorge Silvetti.Silvetti describes a hotel project on a hill in San Juan Capistrano, California. Part of the challenge was to make...

Charles Jencks – Ecstatic Architecture

Lecture date: 1999-05-18Charles Jencks tracks the broad trend towards an architecture that could be called ecstatic - in part motivated by pure architectural ideas...

Monocle on Design – Extra: Remembering Robert Venturi

We discuss the reluctant father of postmodernism and his life and work partner, Denise Scott Brown. Venturi redefined not only how buildings should look...

Beyond Neutra & Schindler (September 15, 1976) / Ray Kappe (February 23, 1977)

This video contains two different events.This video begins with partial footage of the first Beyond Neutra and Schindler panel discussion (September 15, 1976) hosted...