Video Archive | Cartesian geometry (2)

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Christopher Macdonald discusses the concept of custodianship of the land, referencing the way a Mennonite community in Bolivia...
Rem Koolhaas Parc De La Villette Competition...
Rem Koolhaas describes in detail his Parc de la Villette competition entry. He talks about the French government's desire to...

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October 2, 1991 | Video Lecturer:

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Christopher Macdonald discusses the concept of custodianship of the land, referencing the way a Mennonite community in Bolivia organizes itself. Macdonald explains what he terms as the “enduring nature” of materials, while documenting the use of materials in his work. Macdonald explains the influence of entropy, natural forces, and non-Cartesian forms on his work.


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Rem Koolhaas describes in detail his Parc de la Villette competition entry. He talks about the French government’s desire to create a “park for the twenty-first century.” Koolhaas shows original sketches while discussing the site, program, and context analysis that led to the project’s conceptual scheme. He also touches upon how certain motifs his office constantly explores crop up in this entry.