The University Is Now on Air : Adrian Forty

Adrian Forty was a lecturer in The Open University course A305, History of Architecture and Design 1890–1939, to which he contributed a consideration for the design of common objects, for anonymous history, and for electric domestic appliances. He is interested in energy systems shared by a broad collective, which he discusses with Joaquim Moreno in an interview conducted in London in July 2017.

This interview is part of a series conducted for the exhibition The University Is Now on Air: Broadcasting Modern Architecture, curated by Joaquim Moreno, on view at the Canadian Centre for Architecture through 1 April 2018. To learn more, visit

Directed by Shahab Mihandoust, cinematography by Erin Weisgerber, produced by the Canadian Centre for Architecture, 2017 © CCA


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