Video Archive | Builders (2)

Ball Benjamin And Gaston Nogues-clip_2225
Ball and Nogues describe their 2007 “Liquid Sky” installation in the courtyard of MoMA/P. S. 1. They discuss their 2008...
Raimund Abraham-clip_5602
Abraham discusses in detail the Austrian Cultural Forum Tower in New York. He identifies a set of forces from the site, including...

Ball Benjamin And Gaston Nogues-clip_2225

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Ball and Nogues describe their 2007 “Liquid Sky” installation in the courtyard of MoMA/P. S. 1. They discuss their 2008 “Unseen Current” installation at the Extension Gallery in Chicago. This project consists of catenaries structures built with strings. Ball and Nogues point out how they not only created digital tools of design but also created physical tools of production. During a question and answer session, Ball and Nogues stress the importance of being a builder.


Raimund Abraham-clip_5602

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October 23, 2002 | Video Lecturer:

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Abraham discusses in detail the Austrian Cultural Forum Tower in New York. He identifies a set of forces from the site, including the zoning envelope, that played a role in shaping the project. He discusses the deployment of glass and glass technology. Abraham explains how he achieved a layering and precision of the facade. He reflects on the critical reception of the project.