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...
Smart Slab

Smart Slab

The unique architecture project "Smart Slab" combines the excellent structural properties of concrete with the geometric freedom of 3D printing. It allows for the...
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?...
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,...
Kengo Kuma, “From Concrete to Wood: Why Wood Matters”

Kengo Kuma, “From Concrete to Wood: Why Wood Matters”

The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami shattered coastal cities in Japan in 2011. Kengo Kuma, taking as a point of departure his experiences in the...
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...
Reyner Banham:  Factories of early modernism (February 26, 1985) The American Factory 1900-1925

Reyner Banham: Factories of early modernism (February 26, 1985) The American Factory 1900-1925

John Chase introduces Reyner Banham, listing his educational background as well as some of his publications.Banham describes how around the time of the First...
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...
Rethinking Pei: A Centenary Symposium, Panel 1: Technology

Rethinking Pei: A Centenary Symposium, Panel 1: Technology

Panel 1 Participants:Eric Höweler, moderatorJanet Adams Strong: “Continuity and Change: Fine-face Concrete in Physical Manifestation of I. M. Pei’s Approach to Architecture”Annette Fierro: “Effective...