Phillipe Block, Dean’s Forum Lecture: Beyond Bending – Learning from the Master Builders

Phillipe Block, Dean’s Forum Lecture: Beyond Bending – Learning from the Master Builders

Philippe Block is Associate Professor at the Institute of Technology in Architecture at ETH Zurich, where he co-directs the Block Research Group (BRG) together...
Tadao Ando (February 5, 1986) Part 3 of 3

Tadao Ando (February 5, 1986) Part 3 of 3

Ando describes the design of the Festival Shopping center in Naha. He describes how he created three-dimensional vertical circulation space in the atrium, and...
The Urbanist – Urban activist

The Urbanist – The evolution of concrete

Concrete: invented in the Roman era but seemingly modern, we talk about concrete with architects, urbanists, psychologists and academics. Does it drive us mad?...
Concrete Work – Elisa Valero

Concrete Work – Elisa Valero

24 April 2018Evening LectureSince the beginning and throughout twenty years, my architecture studio has been a space for reflection and action that’s born from...
Peter Mrkli – Small Houses in Concrete

Peter Mrkli – Small Houses in Concrete

Lecture date: 2002-03-01Construction techniques have undergone a fundamental change since the 1970s. Building components are no longer connected monolithically and thick insulation divides walls...
Adrian Forty – Concrete and Culture – Part 3

Adrian Forty – Concrete and Culture – Part 3

Lecture date: 2012-01-30Architecture and Education Series organised by Mark CousinsAlmost three tons of concrete are produced every year for each man, woman and child...
Adrian Forty: Is concrete modern?

Adrian Forty: Is concrete modern?

In this Mellon lecture, Adrian Forty, Professor of Architectural History at the Bartlett and author of Concrete and Culture: A Material History, questions the...
Kenneth Frampton Endowed Lecture (Angelo Bucci)

Kenneth Frampton Endowed Lecture (Angelo Bucci)

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Wood Auditorium, Avery HallThe Kenneth Frampton Endowed LectureAngelo Bucci Response by Kenneth Frampton, GSAPPBrazilian architect Angelo Bucci presents the work of SPBR,...
Section D – Fair do’s: Salone del Mobile

Section D – Concrete conclusions

We hone in on a tough topic: concrete – and its changing role in architecture. We ask about its future, tell a few little...
In situ Fabricator and Mesh Mould

In situ Fabricator and Mesh Mould

The animation shows the In situ Fabricator assembling Mesh Mould, a digitally-controlled extrusion process of bespoke „leaking formwork“ elements for non-standard concrete structures that...