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Anthony Vidler: Between the box and the blob (February 28, 2001)

Anthony Vidler: Between the box and the blob (February 28, 2001)

Craig Hodgetts introduces Anthony Vidler as a leader in adapting architectural discourse to the changing technological landscape.Vidler reviews the digital revolution from a historical...
Jean-Louis Cohen (October 6, 2003)

Jean-Louis Cohen (October 6, 2003)

Eric Owen Moss introduces Jean-Louis Cohen.Jean-Louis Cohen reviews the discourse of skyscrapers that emerged in Chicago in the 1880s. He tracts the skyscraper’s eastward...
Reyner Banham: Myths, meanings &  forms of 20th century architecture (March 26, 1976) Part 2 of 2

Reyner Banham: Myths, meanings & forms of 20th century architecture (March 26, 1976)...

Reyner Banham discusses the work of American industrial designer Walter Dorwin Teague as a more genuine machine aesthetic than Le Corbusier's architecture. Banham concludes...
Charles Jencks – Le Corbusier and the Continual Revolution

Charles Jencks – Le Corbusier and the Continual Revolution

Lecture date: 2001-03-09Tracing the occasionally overlapping patterns of five phases in Le Corbusier's protean career, Charles Jencks explores the significance of books, women, and...
Why Do People Hate Modern Architecture?

Why Do People Hate Modern Architecture?

Why do people hate modern architecture? This debate has been going on since the 1950s. Let's explore some of these reasons through Denise Scott...
“Alvar Aalto and the Future of the Modern Project” with Kenneth Frampton

“Alvar Aalto and the Future of the Modern Project” with Kenneth Frampton

0:24 Introduction by Richard Sommer 1:55 Introduction by Brigitte Shim 6:00 Kenneth Frampton presentation 1:04:17 Q & AOn February 7, 2013, the John H. Daniels Faculty of...
Jorge Francisco Liernur: Austral Group, a C.I.A.M. brigade in the far South (January 19, 2011)

Jorge Francisco Liernur: Austral Group, a C.I.A.M. brigade in the far South (January 19,...

Marcelo Spina introduces Jorge Francisco “Pancho” Liernur, Dean of the School of Architecture at the Torcuato Di Tella University in Buenos Aires.Liernur outlines the...
Wouter Vanstiphout – Blame the Architect

Wouter Vanstiphout – Blame the Architect

Lecture date: 2011-02-03Blame the Architect: On the relationship between urban planning, architecture, culture and urban violenceAfter the riots in the French banlieues of 2005,...
Geoffrey Baker: Le Corbusier’s early work through Purism (March 16, 1987)

Geoffrey Baker: Le Corbusier’s early work through Purism (March 16, 1987)

Shelly Kappe introduces Geoffrey Baker to the first of his SCI-Arc residency lecture series.Baker begins by discussing Le Corbusier's early work. He compares it...
Five Mexican Architects (October 1, 1980)

Five Mexican Architects (October 1, 1980)

Shelly Kappe interviews five architects from Mexico; Enrique Del Moral, Agustín Hernández, Abraham Zabludovsky and Teodoro González de León, and Augusto Alvarez. Additionally, she...