Jeffrey Kipnis discusses in depth, Le Corbusier’s Five Points of Architecture, stressing their impact on modernism. He suggests that architecture sacrifices its objecthood in order to reinforce its importance. According to Kipnis, architecture serves power but ultimately undermines power structures.
Video Archive | Louvre Museum (2)
Eric Owen Moss asks Richard Rogers about a perceived contradiction between the image of the Centre Georges Pompidou as well as the custom fabrication and the concept of an off the shelf and changeable building. Rogers suggests that you cannot anticipate how change will take place, but that there may be major changes based upon the political shifts in France in the future. He explains in more detail how the building can shift and change and comments on his interest in the use of more standard components as he goes forward.