Postmodernism

Charles Jencks, Paul Finch – The Iconic Building: A Transitory or Permanent Condition?

Charles Jencks, Paul Finch – The Iconic Building: A Transitory or Permanent Condition?

Lecture date: 2006-02-23A new type of architecture has emerged in the last ten years, the iconic building. Driven by commercial forces and the need...

Charles Jencks: Symbolic Architecture

Recorded: October 22, 1985 Organized in 1985 in conjunction with the publication of Jencks’ Towards a Symbolic Architecture (Rizzoli, 1985), the lecture makes the case...
Women in Design: Denise Scott Brown in Discussion – Part 2

Women in Design: Denise Scott Brown in Discussion – Part 2

The responses to the Pritzker Prize Petition have raised issues about collaboration, creativity, and recognition in the fields of architecture and design. Which of...
John Lobell Introduction to Robert Venturi

John Lobell Introduction to Robert Venturi

This is an introduction to the architecture of Robert Venturi for my Kahn & Venturi course at Pratt Institute, Fall 2015.source
Parametrics before Parametrics (PART 3/3) – Anthony Vidler

Parametrics before Parametrics (PART 3/3) – Anthony Vidler

29th November 2012PhD Open SeminarAnthony VidlerRe-writing the History of the Recent Present: The New Brutalism to the New ParametricismDozens of contemporary historians and PhD...
Peter Trummer: What is architecture (September 21, 2015)

Peter Trummer: What is architecture (September 21, 2015)

Peter Trummer disavows any ambition to answer the question posed by his lecture title, offering instead a survey of architectural history as seen through...

Charles Jencks: Postmodern Classicism

Recorded: November 17, 1980 Charles Jencks’ first lecture at the Architectural League on postmodernism is a strong and witty argument for what he calls “the...
Conceptual Architecture Symposium – Part 1 – Bob Maxwell, Will Alsop, Charles Jencks

Conceptual Architecture Symposium – Part 1 – Bob Maxwell, Will Alsop, Charles Jencks

Lecture date: 1975-01-17At ARTNETDay 1 AM - Speakers Will Alsop, Charles JencksSummarized trasncription:BOB MAXWELL: Can architecture be considered a form of art? If so, it...

John Burgee: Is this Postmodern?

Recorded: April 4, 1983 Recorded while the AT&T Building was under construction, this lecture by John Burgee, Johnson Burgee Architects, surveys the firm’s recent and...
John Lobell, Robert Venturi, Early Work

John Lobell, Robert Venturi, Early Work

This is a lecture from my Fall, 2015 course at Pratt Institute, on Kahn & Venturi, covering Venturi's early work, inclusing his Mother's House.source