The video begins with Thom Mayne finishing his introduction. Eric Moss talks about several projects completed in the past few years by first arguing that, contrary to the collective movements like Constructivism, man functions, nowadays, as an individual, who seeks to make sense of things and define order through personal biases. Moss cites Melnikov, Isozaki, and Stirling on signs and language conveyed by intent and ambition.
Video Archive | Konstantin Melnikov (2)
Charles Jencks describes how an emerging group of artists ASNOVA (“Association of New Architects”) broke into the forefront of the constructivist movement. He analyzes their ideas and influence through examples of art and architecture. Jencks traces a lineage from the birth of the movement through the late 1920s, eventually concentrating on the work of Konstantin Melnikov and James Stirling.