Video Archive | Columbia University (7)

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Ming Fung introduces Jesse Reiser of Reiser + Umemoto. Fung portrays the dynamism of the firm being generated from the...
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Zoe Coombes and David Boira of Commonwealth present a selection of their work and discuss the development of each project. They...
Keller Easterling Believers and Cheaters-clip_1875
Marcelo Spina introduces Keller Easterling, describing and her role in the emergence of digital design at Columbia University. He...
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Micheal Speaks introduces Lindy Roy, a graduate of Columbia, and now heading her own firm in New York. Roy discusses two interior...
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Michael Rotondi introduces Pilar Viladas, who, in turn, introduces Gisue Hariri, noting that Hariri was born in Iran, studied at...
Frank Israel And Josh Schweitzer Pacific...
Aaron Betsky introduces Frank Israel and Josh Schweitzer. Israel graduated from Yale, and Columbia having worked in the...
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Gary Paige introduces Steven Holl, the founder of Pamphlet architecture, and adjunct professor at Columbia University.

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September 26, 2011 | Video Lecturer:

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Ming Fung introduces Jesse Reiser of Reiser + Umemoto. Fung portrays the dynamism of the firm being generated from the interaction of Reiser’s ambition to transcend program and Umemoto’s ambition for material and program to be reconciled. Their practice has involved these types of debates since they began in a garage in New York. Reiser taught at Columbia University and was recently awarded a professorship at Princeton.


Commonwealth

March 17, 2010 | Video Lecturer: ,
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Zoe Coombes and David Boira of Commonwealth present a selection of their work and discuss the development of each project. They describe being fascinated by SCI-Arc since being students at Columbia University. They discuss their work as a struggle between the pursuit of perfection and the pursuit of excess and dirtiness. They cite Naoto Fukasawa and Jasper Morrison’s exhibition Super Normal, as exemplifying the kind of mastery of simple objects they seek.

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Ramiro Diazgranados introduces Zoe Coombes and David Boira of Commonwealth. He argues that their work is well known and well...
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Marcelo Spina introduces Keller Easterling, describing and her role in the emergence of digital design at Columbia University. He explains that Easterling’s work draws from the post-war landscape of U.S. history. He also cites her influences, her mentors, and identifies her approach as highly speculative and provocative as she draws from an eclectic group of thinkers.


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January 16, 2002 | Video Lecturer:

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Micheal Speaks introduces Lindy Roy, a graduate of Columbia, and now heading her own firm in New York. Roy discusses two interior projects in New York, both employing fiber optics for lighting and signage. One of the projects involved retrofitting a meat market space into a bar, and using the existing meat hanger system to support the tables and chairs.


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March 27, 1991 | Video Lecturer: ,

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Michael Rotondi introduces Pilar Viladas, who, in turn, introduces Gisue Hariri, noting that Hariri was born in Iran, studied at Cornell University, and taught at Columbia University. The scope of her work is also documented, with pursuits involving architecture, furniture and lighting design.


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Aaron Betsky introduces Frank Israel and Josh Schweitzer. Israel graduated from Yale, and Columbia having worked in the entertainment industry before starting his own firm, and teaches at UCLA. Josh Schweitzer has a Masters of Architecture degree from university of Kansas, and then worked for Frank Gehry before starting his own firm.