Videos | Yearly Archives: 2004 (13)

Keller Easterling Believers and Cheaters
Keller Easterling presents a survey of "spatial products" described by political actors she identifies as "believers" and...
Raimund Abraham
Robert Mangurian introduces Raimund Abraham discussing Abraham's history and accomplishments while emphasizing Abraham's drawing....
Lise Anne Couture
Lise Anne Couture discusses Asymptote's use of digital tools, specifically their interest in moving back and forth between the...
Julie Bargmann
Julie Bargmann discusses her work and offers suggestions about how to approach soil remediation and toxic waste sites. She...
Fernando Romero
Fernando Romero discusses his work in Mexico, the U.S., China and Japan, including an enclosed bridge between El Paso, Texas and...
Eric Owen Moss Los Angeles We Have Only Just Begun
This event did not take place at SCI-Arc, but at the Redcat Theater at Disney Hall. Eric Owen Moss talks about redevelopment...
Josep Llu?s Mateo
Josep Lluis Mateo gives an introduction to his work of the last three years, including a housing project in Amsterdam, a...
Oliver Lang
Hernan Diaz Alonso introduces Oliver Lang as the speaker. Lang discusses his work and research up to date. He seeks to combine...

Keller Easterling Believers and Cheaters

November 17, 2004 | Video Lecturer:
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Keller Easterling presents a survey of “spatial products” described by political actors she identifies as “believers” and “cheaters.” Drawing from the political maneuvering of world leaders, Easterling creates a profile of three typologies of “sites.” These sites include global trade hubs, high-tech agricultural developments, and tourist destinations in North Korea.

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Marcelo Spina introduces Keller Easterling, describing and her role in the emergence of digital design at Columbia University. He...
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Easterling explains the topic of her lecture, "Believers and Cheaters." She identifies a series of political figures, and reviews...
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Raimund Abraham

October 20, 2004 | Video Lecturer:
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Robert Mangurian introduces Raimund Abraham discussing Abraham’s history and accomplishments while emphasizing Abraham’s drawing. Abraham reflects on drawing and argues that ultimately architecture can be made with only a pencil, paper, and a desire to make architecture. Abraham shows slides of his work including drawings and installations during the sixties, his home in Mexico, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York, and his work in China.

 


Lise Anne Couture

October 14, 2004 | Video Lecturer:
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Lise Anne Couture discusses Asymptote’s use of digital tools, specifically their interest in moving back and forth between the virtual and the real. She describes in detail the A3 office system they developed for Knoll, collaborations with fashion designer Carlos Miele, a pavilion in Amsterdam, a crematorium, and their master plan for the Venice Biennale.


Julie Bargmann

Julie Bargmann discusses her work and offers suggestions about how to approach soil remediation and toxic waste sites. She discusses a project in Chicago on the site of a former steel yard and says, “Don’t hide the contaminated facts,” and recommends “Try to do what’s right for the site” when it comes to soil remediation. She cites Mel Chen’s Revival Field, and the Duisburg-Nord Landscape Park in Germany by Peter Latz as excellent models of land reclamation and reuse. Bargmann details several aspects of the High Line project in New York and the idea of “urban wilderness.” She talks about being part of the TerraGRAM group on the project.

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Julie Bargmann discusses her work in the context of ecological writer Frederick Turner's view that people are “participants in...
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Julie Bargmann discusses land remediation. She describes a collaborative project on a 40 acre industrial flood plain using a...
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Julie Bargmann offers suggestions about working with waste sites and other landscapes. She advises, “Don’t miss an...

Fernando Romero

Fernando Romero discusses his work in Mexico, the U.S., China and Japan, including an enclosed bridge between El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico, a bridge with a tea house in Jinhua, China, the Immigration Museum in San Diego, the Holocaust Museum in El Paso, a recent private residence in Mexico, and a 34 story housing tower in Santa Fe, Mexico. He argues that “parallel lines and parallel columns makes a glass house typical of the Latin American modernity.”For him, “Architecture is a translation process.”

 


Eric Owen Moss Los Angeles We Have Only Just Begun

April 12, 2004 | Video Lecturer:
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This event did not take place at SCI-Arc, but at the Redcat Theater at Disney Hall. Eric Owen Moss talks about redevelopment plans for Downtown Los Angeles, specifically Grand Street and SCI-Arc. Throughout, Moss defends Los Angeles’s uniqueness by comparing it to older world cities and pointing out how cities develop and function in respect to each other. During the lecture, Moss also defines SCI-Arc’s principles, belief systems, and ongoing influence in redefining its neighborhood and Downtown Los Angeles.

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Eric Moss, introduced by Tom Gilmore, describes the redevelopment of Downtown Los Angeles as a bizarre, generative nexus of...
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Eric Moss continues his discussion of Los Angeles's Downtown redevelopment. He describes the project's phases and how the phases...
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Eric Moss finishes his discussion of the redevelopment plans for Downtown Los Angeles while highlighting SCI-Arc's role in...

Josep Llu?s Mateo

April 7, 2004 | Video Lecturer:
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Josep Lluis Mateo gives an introduction to his work of the last three years, including a housing project in Amsterdam, a residential project on the island of Majorca, a master plan for the cultural center in Castelo Branco, Portugal, the Barcelona International Convention Centre and the Deutsche Bundesbank head office in Chemnitz, Germany.


Oliver Lang

April 5, 2004 | Video Lecturer:
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Hernan Diaz Alonso introduces Oliver Lang as the speaker. Lang discusses his work and research up to date. He seeks to combine professional practice and research by looking at transformation, globalization, mass customization and dynamic change in architecture.

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Oliver Lang discusses his research and practice illustrating his concerns. Lang reflects on globalization and mass-customization...
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