The University Is Now on Air: Joseph Rykwert

Joseph Rykwert was the external examiner of The Open University course A305, History of Architecture and Design 1890–1939. In this interview, conducted in London by Joaquim Moreno in July 2017, Rykwert positions A305 in relation to architectural education and theoretical debates in the 1970s.

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