Exploring Art History in the City: Lorenzo Ghiberti’s “Gates of Paradise” (1425-1452)

Exploring Art History in the City: Lorenzo Ghiberti’s “Gates of Paradise” (1425-1452)

Lorenzo Ghiberti's "Gates of Paradise" (1425-1452) stand as an achievement of the creativity and brilliance of the Florentine imagination during the early days of...
Pier Vittorio Aureli – Design Without Qualities: Architecture and the rise of Abstraction – Part 2

Pier Vittorio Aureli – Design Without Qualities: Architecture and the rise of Abstraction –...

Lecture date: 2013-10-30A Grammar for Architecture: Filippo Bunelleschi and the advent of Syntactic ArchitectureLecture 2 of 6Abstraction addresses the process of removal in order...
Werner Oechslin – The Reason for Palladios Success

Werner Oechslin – The Reason for Palladios Success

Lecture date: 2009-02-05Unlike most other famous 'historical' architects, Palladio can be understood in a way that easily overcomes the anti-historical claims of modern and...
Re-Reading Palladio – Part 1

Re-Reading Palladio – Part 1

Lecture date: 2009-03-13On the occasion of the exhibition 'Andrea Palladio: His Life and Legacy', organised by the Royal Academy of Arts and the Centro...