Video Archive | Apartments (6)

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Sejima presents a project for apartment housing in Gifu, Japan. The primary concern was to make the volume of the housing block...
Michele Saee-clip_3849
Michele Saee describes his 434 Apartments, emphasizing the challenge of trying to produce a building in tune with the Los Angeles...
Bart Prince-clip_5427
Bart Prince presents passive solar strategies for a residential project. Prince discusses the site strategy for a museum for the...
Herman Hertzberger Part One-clip_5247
When talking about his own strategies for high density housing, Herman Hertzberger discusses Le Corbusier, stressing how his...
Joe D’Urso
In his introduction, Eric Chavkin notes that Joe D'Urso recently opened an office in Los Angeles where he pursues projects in...
Joe D’Urso-clip_4707
Joe D'Urso discusses the constraints of working with low budgets. He emphazises the strategic choice of materials, and documents...

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March 10, 1999 | Video Lecturer: ,

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Sejima presents a project for apartment housing in Gifu, Japan. The primary concern was to make the volume of the housing block as thin as possible. She explains that the project entailed a thoughtful consideration of public and private zones. Each dwelling has a private terrace space, and the complex creates a hierarchy of public and private circulation routes. A brief documentation of a small, outdoor cafe is included.


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March 25, 1992 |

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Michele Saee describes his 434 Apartments, emphasizing the challenge of trying to produce a building in tune with the Los Angeles climate. The Ecru shop in Marina del Rey involved a challenging steel structure. Saee likes working at full scale, even though it is often technically challenging. He also employed some ventilation concepts that are prevalent in the Middle East to deal with the heat.


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September 28, 1988 | Video Lecturer:

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Bart Prince presents passive solar strategies for a residential project. Prince discusses the site strategy for a museum for the Arizona Historical Society. Prince continues with an exploration of larger scale projects, including a tower with apartments and offices, in which he deploys of a central mass organizing a series of cables. Prince shows a condominium project for Santa Fe, stressing his strategies for organization of the spaces.


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April 23, 1987 | Video Lecturer:

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When talking about his own strategies for high density housing, Herman Hertzberger discusses Le Corbusier, stressing how his balcony designs provide not only a view, but privacy. Examining one of his own housing projects in Berlin, Hertzberger talks about how his daughter who is also an architect, designed and directed the construction of a children’s playground inspired by Gaudi.


Joe D’Urso

February 28, 1984 | Video Lecturer:
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In his introduction, Eric Chavkin notes that Joe D’Urso recently opened an office in Los Angeles where he pursues projects in Southern California. His work is described as minimalist, industrial, and post-modern. D’Urso presents a collection of interior design projects, beginning with a series of apartments in New York. He discusses the I Club in Hong Kong, and answers questions about the constraints faced by interior designers.

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Joe D'Urso answers a series of questions related to the design constraints faced by interior designers.
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Joe D'Urso discusses one of his international projects, the I Club in Hong Kong. He documents the social and economic setting for...

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February 28, 1984 | Video Lecturer:

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Joe D’Urso discusses the constraints of working with low budgets. He emphazises the strategic choice of materials, and documents the process of renovation, using both houses and apartments as examples. He discusses his approach to the design of retail spaces, stressing his interest in reconfigurable spaces. As part of the series of retail projects, he documents his use abstract and minimal visual vocabulary for a clothing store.