Shigeru Ban: Emergency shelters made from paper

Shigeru Ban: Emergency shelters made from paper

Long before sustainability became a buzzword, architect Shigeru Ban had begun his experiments with ecologically-sound building materials such as cardboard tubes and paper. His...
Alun Jones, Louise Underhill – Renewing Historical Typologies

Alun Jones, Louise Underhill – Renewing Historical Typologies

Lecture date: 2016-09-19Series: AA Visiting School x t-sa forum Annual Lecture Series: Renewal – Structure – EmotionFor the last two years, t-sa forum has...
Shifting Ground: Peter Zumthor and the Urbanization of the Alps

Shifting Ground: Peter Zumthor and the Urbanization of the Alps

Projects in the Swiss Alps such as the chapel of Sogn Benedetdg in Sumvitg (1987) and the Thermal Bath in Vals (1996) shaped the...
Zoe Opacic – Diamond Vaults

Zoe Opacic – Diamond Vaults

Lecture date: 2005-11-22Architecturally, the medieval diamond vaults of Central Europe offer some of the most impressive examples of geometrical experimentation and versatility in both...
A305/21: The Other Tradition

A305/21: The Other Tradition

In the context of the exhibition The University Is Now on Air: Broadcasting Modern Architecture, the CCA presents twenty-four broadcasts from the course A305,...
John Lobell Gothic Cathedrals 2

John Lobell Gothic Cathedrals 2

http://johnlobell.com Between 1150 and 1300 Europe build 80 major Gothic cathedrals and over 350 churches. Why? These daring edifices displaying incredibly sophisticated building technologies...
Current Work: Guy Nordenson (Introduction)

Current Work: Guy Nordenson (Introduction)

"Reading Structure" Recorded February 19, 2014On February 19, 2014, Guy Nordenson, principal of the New York firm Guy Nordenson and Associates, gave a survey of...
Carla Juaçaba, “Empty Space”

Carla Juaçaba, “Empty Space”

The lecture will present recent projects, focusing on Venice Architecture Biennale 2018: the project “Vatican Chapels” for the Holy See Pavilion, and “Ballast” for...
Charles Jencks: Recent Italian & Japanese architecture (June 24, 1976)

Charles Jencks: Recent Italian & Japanese architecture (June 24, 1976)

Charles Jencks discusses how recent Italian movements are inspired by an eclectic collage of revival techniques. Jencks touches on the history of Domus and...