2000+: The Urgencies of Architectural Theory (Session A)

2000+: The Urgencies of Architectural Theory (Session A)

Friday, April 18, 2014 Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall2000+: The Urgencies of Architectural TheoryLucia Allais, Princeton University School of Architecture Beatriz Colomina, Princeton University School of Architecture Mark...
Pier Vittorio Aureli – Design Without Qualities: Architecture and the Rise of Abstraction – Part 5

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

Lecture date: 2013-11-27Barbarians in the Metropolis: Georg Simmel, Otto Wagner and Ludwig HilberseimerAbstraction addresses the process of removal in order to reach the essential...
Pier Vittorio Aureli – AA PhD Open Seminar Series – Part 5

Pier Vittorio Aureli – AA PhD Open Seminar Series – Part 5

Lecture date: 2012-11-13Le Corbusier’s Towards an Architecture, Ludwig Hilberseimer’s Metropolis ArchitectureAA PhD Open Seminar SeriesEthos is a Greek word that can be roughly translated...
Symposium | Stanford Anderson & HTC: Architecture and Education

Symposium | Stanford Anderson & HTC: Architecture and Education

May 5 - 6, 2017Professor Anderson's legacy at MIT stretched from his scholarship and teaching to program building. This symposium will be an opportunity...
Hal Foster: Neofuturism, architecture & technology (October 5, 1987)

Hal Foster: Neofuturism, architecture & technology (October 5, 1987)

After being introduced by Aaron Betsky, Hal Foster begins by reciting the text of a recent newspaper ad in which AT&T argues for “Telecommunity...
The Aesthetics of Equality: Object Orientated Ontology and Social Theory

The Aesthetics of Equality: Object Orientated Ontology and Social Theory

This session of the J. Irwin Miller Symposium, “Aesthetic Activism” offers a re-evaluation of the relationship between architecture and social theory; evaluates the role...
Encounters with Arakawa and Madeline Gins: Architectural Bodies

Encounters with Arakawa and Madeline Gins: Architectural Bodies

A half-day conference on the occasion of the opening of the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery exhibition Arakawa and Madeline Gins: Eternal Gradient. The event...
The Core of Architecture’s Discourse Now

The Core of Architecture’s Discourse Now

Introduction by William S. Saunders, Editor, Harvard Design Magazine.Moderator and discussant:Timothy Hyde, Associate Professor of Architecture, GSD, whose current research focuses on concepts of...
Jeffrey Kipnis: Why bother? The director’s cut, Part 1: In praise of the project (April 1, 2016)

Jeffrey Kipnis: Why bother? The director’s cut, Part 1: In praise of the project...

Jeffrey Kipnis proposes that the architecture's value lies in work characterized by hysteria, and a passion for the backstory. Kipnis presents a vitalist matter...
George Baird & Timothy Hyde: “Writings on Architecture and the City”

George Baird & Timothy Hyde: “Writings on Architecture and the City”

MIT Architecture History, Theory & Criticism of Architecture and ArtThe conversation between Timothy Hyde and George Baird will focus on the collection of essays across...