Video Archive | Sustainability (96)

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Alejandro Zaera-Polo surveys innovative building materials and technologies since World War II--from Albert Kahn, and Lee Porter...
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Henk Ovink describes five of the projects developed by Rebuild By Design teams that were selected in 2014 for implementation: the...
Henk Ovink Design And Politics
Henk Ovink frames a survey of his work with the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force with a discussion of Sandy as a crisis...
Suha Ozkan Excellence & Innovation In The...
Suha Ozkan begins by reviewing essential principals of architecture from Vitruvius to Ken Yeang. He discusses projects that...
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Michael Sorkin outlines the current state of urban life worldwide, arguing that even as the globe becomes urbanized, the city as...
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Michael Sorkin outlines his research into ways of enabling New York City to produce its own food.
Michael Sorkin How Green Is My City
Michael Sorkin argues that as the globe urbanizes, the city as a sustainable, equitable and beautiful site of social...
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Lars Krückeberg surveys Graft's work, moving from small to large projects, including exhibits, duty-free shops at Frankfurt, a...

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Alejandro Zaera-Polo surveys innovative building materials and technologies since World War II–from Albert Kahn, and Lee Porter Butler, to the textile facades of the London Olympics. He notes the disconnect between sophisticated materials employed in pedestrian designs. He argues that the architectural and political resides at the level of the detail.


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February 18, 2015 | Video Lecturer:

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Henk Ovink describes five of the projects developed by Rebuild By Design teams that were selected in 2014 for implementation: the New Meadowlands Productive City + Regional Park (MIT + CAU + ZUS + Urbanisten), Resist, Delay, Store, Discharge: a Comprehensive Strategy for Hoboken (OMA), Blue Dunes – The Future of Coastal Protection (WXY/West 8), Living with the Bay: a Comprehensive Regional Resiliency Plan for Nassau County’s South Shore (Interboro Team), and the Big U protective system around lower Manhattan (BIG Team).


Henk Ovink Design And Politics

February 18, 2015 | Video Lecturer:
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Henk Ovink frames a survey of his work with the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force with a discussion of Sandy as a crisis that created an opportunity for rethinking environmental and infrastructural vulnerabilities. He briefly outlines the Dutch culture of water management. The Rebuild By Design initiative began as an attempt to create a similar ethos of water management in Manhattan and New Jersey. He describes the teams engaged in field research and extensive engagement with locals and relevant government agencies. Ovink concludes with a discussion of five of the projects developed by Rebuild By Design teams for water management and infrastructure for Manhattan and New Jersey.

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Dora Epstein Jones introduces Henk Ovink as a modern Odysseus, travelling between architecture, writing, curating and urban...
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Suha Ozkan Excellence & Innovation In The Non-Western World

February 17, 2015 | Video Lecturer:
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Suha Ozkan begins by reviewing essential principals of architecture from Vitruvius to Ken Yeang. He discusses projects that creatively respond to difficult environments in Saudi Arabia, India, Bangladesh, and Egypt. He reviews recent projects that employ locally-available materials, including work by Hassan Fathy, the Association pour le Développement d’une Architecture et d’un Urbanisme Africains (ADAUA), Cal-Earth, Balkrishna V. Doshi, Charles Correa, Jean Nouvel, and Foster + Partners. He concludes with innovative approaches to urban preservation in Mostar Old Town, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Asilah, Morocco.

 

 

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Eric Owen Moss introduces Suha Ozkan as a force for global communication and understanding that works to defuse the present...
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Michael Sorkin outlines the current state of urban life worldwide, arguing that even as the globe becomes urbanized, the city as a sustainable, equitable and beautiful site of social possibilities is in danger of disappearing. He insists that the master plan remains a necessary tool for designers.


Michael Sorkin How Green Is My City

October 13, 2014 | Video Lecturer:
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Michael Sorkin argues that as the globe urbanizes, the city as a sustainable, equitable and beautiful site of social possibilities is disappearing. He discusses his projects for new cities in Arizona and China, and describes his research into ways of enabling New York City to produce its own food.

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Eric Owen Moss introduces Michael Sorkin as an author, architect, planner, and educator who defies the convention of...

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Lars Krückeberg surveys Graft’s work, moving from small to large projects, including exhibits, duty-free shops at Frankfurt, a dental clinic in Berlin, a zero-energy house for Kuala Lumpur, apartments in Berlin, a mobile Kunsthalle constructed out of shipping containers, a proposed Jewish museum of tolerance in Moscow, and a car-check station outside of Volkswagen’s Autostadt.