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Michel Rojkind
Michel Rojkind presents a series of projects illustrating his interest in the idea of contagion in architecture. He discusses...
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Ming Fung introduces Michel Rojkind's explorations in architecture and music as evocations of emotion and images. Rojkind...

Michel Rojkind

February 10, 2010 | Video Lecturer:
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Michel Rojkind presents a series of projects illustrating his interest in the idea of contagion in architecture. He discusses projects of varied scales, spanning his career, elaborating on the broader implications of the work. Rojkind stresses existing urban conditions, proximity and interface with other design proposals, and extreme requirements for execution.

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Ming Fung introduces Michel Rojkind's explorations in architecture and music as evocations of emotion and images. Rojkind...
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Rojkind discusses his collaboration with auto-body technicians to execute elements that contractors were reticent to attempt. He...
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Rojkind presents a proposal for a hotel comprised of aggregated horizontal elements organized to establish different venues and...
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Rojkind concludes with the Nestl? Chocolate Museum, in Mexico City. He designed and built the entire project in two and a half...

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Ming Fung introduces Michel Rojkind’s explorations in architecture and music as evocations of emotion and images. Rojkind describes his interest in the concept of contagion in architecture, which he relates to a comfort with the discomfort of unusual frictions in his work. He presents a museum proposal in which a platonic cube is unfolded onto a treacherous mountainous site.