Charles Jencks: New British architecture (May 19, 1976)

Charles Jencks: New British architecture (May 19, 1976)

Charles Jencks introduces his lecture by describing his infamous diagram that describes and predicts architectural trends of the past and future. He also shows...
Charles Jencks: New Japanese architecture / Architecture as language (May 28, 1976)

Charles Jencks: New Japanese architecture / Architecture as language (May 28, 1976)

This video contains two different lectures by Charles Jencks: the first on contemporary Japanese architecture, the second (at 51:00) on the language of modern...
Interview Marathon 2006: Charles Jencks

Interview Marathon 2006: Charles Jencks

Leading artists, writers, musicians and directors took part in the Serpentine's first 24-hour Interview Marathon in the park. Developed and hosted by Hans Ulrich...
Charles Jencks and Alejandro Zaera-Polo compare diagrams

Charles Jencks and Alejandro Zaera-Polo compare diagrams

In his 2016 essay “Well into the 21st Century,” Alejandro Zaera-Polo attempted to define and categorize new forms of practice that have emerged in...
Charles Jencks – Adhocism: The Case for Improvisation

Charles Jencks – Adhocism: The Case for Improvisation

Lecture date: 2013-10-24Adhocism is both a philosophy and a practice of improvisation in design – a bricolage of existing resources.  As such it is...
Charles Jencks, Paul Finch – The Iconic Building: A Transitory or Permanent Condition?

Charles Jencks, Paul Finch – The Iconic Building: A Transitory or Permanent Condition?

Lecture date: 2006-02-23A new type of architecture has emerged in the last ten years, the iconic building. Driven by commercial forces and the need...
Conceptual Architecture Symposium – Part 1 – Bob Maxwell, Will Alsop, Charles Jencks

Conceptual Architecture Symposium – Part 1 – Bob Maxwell, Will Alsop, Charles Jencks

Lecture date: 1975-01-17At ARTNETDay 1 AM - Speakers Will Alsop, Charles JencksSummarized trasncription:BOB MAXWELL: Can architecture be considered a form of art? If so, it...
Colin Rowe – In Conversation with Charles Jencks

Colin Rowe – In Conversation with Charles Jencks

Lecture date: 1975-01-17 At ARTNET Colin Rowe in conversation with Charles Jencks at the bar at Art Net. source
Charles Jencks – The Fear, Asceticism and Suicide of the Avant-Garde

Charles Jencks – The Fear, Asceticism and Suicide of the Avant-Garde

Lecture date: 1976-12-18Part of the Salon Christmas Lecture Series featuring Dalibor Vesely, Robert Maxwell, Peter Cook, Rem Koolhaas, Colin Rowe, Charles Jencks.source
Charles Jencks on the Maggie’s Centres – The Architecture of Hope

Charles Jencks on the Maggie’s Centres – The Architecture of Hope

Lecture date: 2010-04-19The lecture focuses on Maggie’s Centres, cancer care centres that offer a fresh approach to both architecture and health. The centres are...