De Bretteville discusses an issue arising from modernism that is relevant to his work: the challenge of responding to daylight given the increasing thinness of exterior walls. He shows some strategies for reducing glare and heat in the work of Le Corbusier and Louis I. Kahn, relating them to pre-modern work such as Hadrian’s Villa and Andrea Palladio’s Villa Malcontenta.
Video Archive | Hadrian's Villa (2)
Charles Jencks answers questions, elaborating his views on contemporary Japanese architecture. During the session, Jencks examines the current, chaotic language of architecture. He discusses differences in Western and Eastern styles, and how they live, develop, and sustain themselves while mixing.