Benjamin Bratton: Spring 2016 Master Class 1 (January 21, 2016)

Benjamin Bratton: Spring 2016 Master Class 1 (January 21, 2016)

Benjamin H. Bratton argues that accidental megastructures could potentially be related to Utopian concepts. He concludes the lecture with excerpts from his forthcoming book,...
Norman Klein – Scripted Spaces

Norman Klein – Scripted Spaces

Lecture date: 1998-11-30What do shopping malls, casinos, video games, slot machines, theme parks and Baroque interiors have in common? The cultural critic and historian...
The Building (Part 1)

The Building (Part 2)

Conference Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:30am Wood AuditoriumEver since the theoretical turn of the 1960s, right through to the present, the status of the architectural object...
Scenography – Mark Cousins (PART 5/7)

Scenography – Mark Cousins (PART 5/7)

21 February 2014 Friday LecturesThis year’s Friday lectures by Mark Cousins focus on scenography and are primarily concerned with how works of art, drama,...
Rosemarie Haag Bletter: Expressionist architecture (1986)

Rosemarie Haag Bletter: Expressionist architecture (1986)

The video begins mid-lecture; audio and image are not crisp.Rosemarie Haag Bletter discusses the expressionist movement after World War I, focusing on Erich Mendelsohn...
Timothy Morton: Haunted houses (March 14, 2016)

Timothy Morton: Haunted houses (March 14, 2016)

Timothy Morton argues that everything is haunted, if only we would notice. The "Subtle Abuse" remix of Björk's "Hyperballad," segues into a critique of...
Pier Vittorio Aureli – After the Diagram

Pier Vittorio Aureli – After the Diagram

Lecture date: 2005-10-25'Trying to visualise today's practice of architecture and urbanism without the use of diagrams is an almost impossible exercise. Diagrams have incredible...
Neil Spiller (February 20, 2008)

Neil Spiller (February 20, 2008)

Jean Michel Crettaz welcomes Neil Spiller and questions the role of the new, and the future of architecture, science, and technology. Crettaz asks how...
Mark Cousins – Scenography – Part 6

Mark Cousins – Scenography – Part 6

Lecture date: 2014-02-28Friday Lecture SeriesThis year’s Friday lectures by Mark Cousins continue in Term 2. The lectures are concerned firstly with how works of...
Manuel De Landa – A Thousand Years of Non-linear History

Manuel De Landa – A Thousand Years of Non-linear History

Lecture date: 1998-03-11Against the background of postmodern philosophy, where human history is viewed as a stage where only texts and discourses, signifiers and metaphors...