Shelly Kappe interviews Ron Herron and Peter Cook, who candidly discuss their experiences, influences, backgrounds, and expectations. The two give personal renditions of Archigram’s formation and significance, as well as, their view of the current (1981) international architecture scene. Both discuss their projects and the playfulness that dictates their strategies, simultaneously describing the give and take relationship between student and teacher.
Video Archive | Ron Herron (2)
Ray Kappe introduces Ron Herron as the speaker. Herron presents several projects from his own practice, some collaborations and some work connected to the Archigram group. He reflects on his interests in set design, insertions into places and landscapes, scaffolding and layering. Qualities of spectacle and non-permanence, as well as hints of irony and play are stressed.