Harwell Hamilton Harris: Lecture (September 17, 1976)

Harwell Harris begins by responding to questions from Shelly Kappe.

Harris discusses his early residential projects in Southern California from the 1930s, stressing topics such as materials, construction techniques, budgets, responsiveness to local climate, and radiant heating systems.

Harris progresses to larger-scale projects, including an exhibition building in San Bernardino employing a lamella system for the roof.

In discussing a church in Dallas, Harris stresses the use of steel, the deployment of natural light, and linking the church with surrounding buildings.

Harwell Harris answers an extensive series of questions involving inquiries into construction and client-related issues.

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