Video Archive | Postmodernism (43)

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Vidler reviews the digital revolution from a historical perspective, comparing it to the discovery of perspective, and the...
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Josep Fuses discusses the influence of Italo Calvino and Michelangelo Antonioni on his ideas. He discusses the issue of...
Josep Fuses
Josep Fuses discusses the influence of Italo Calvino and Michelangelo Antonioni on his ideas. He discusses the issue of...
Charles Jencks Architecture Of The Jumping...
Charles Jencks answers questions about unpredictability, self-organization, emergent properties, the failed promises of...
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Johansen outlines the next revolution in architecture after postmodernism, which he thinks will be ecological design. According...
Frank Israel And Josh Schweitzer Pacific Overtures
Frank Israel and Josh Schweitzer present each of their firm's work as part of the Dreams, Beliefs, And Fantasies lecture series....
Frank Israel And Josh Schweitzer Pacific...
Israel presents a number of buildings with bowstring truss roofs that he has refurbished for entertainment industry clients. He...
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Jeremy Gilbert Rolfe discusses intersections. He makes an analogy between postmodernism and the fluid flow of movement on the...

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Vidler reviews the digital revolution from a historical perspective, comparing it to the discovery of perspective, and the resulting evolution in architectural representation. Vidler focuses on the creation and evolution of typologies, specifically exploring the creative impact of a standard or typology.


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January 28, 1998 | Video Lecturer:

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Josep Fuses discusses the influence of Italo Calvino and Michelangelo Antonioni on his ideas. He discusses the issue of authenticity, showing images of factories, Belgian suburbs, and houses in South America. He discusses identity and difference, advocating an architecture rooted in truth. Fuses reflects on his work in terms of critical regionalism and postmodernism


Josep Fuses

January 28, 1998 | Video Lecturer:
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Josep Fuses discusses the influence of Italo Calvino and Michelangelo Antonioni on his ideas. He discusses the issue of authenticity, showing images of factories, Belgian suburbs, and houses in South America. He discusses identity and difference, advocating an architecture rooted in truth. Fuses reflects on his work in terms of critical regionalism and postmodernism. He documents a series of projects he has completed, beginning with a competition for housing in Barcelona. He presents a project for a public park, explaining the goal of a flexible, communal space. A project for the Mediterranean coast was intended to delineate the border between public beaches and private houses. Fuses concludes with a discussion of his design principles, identifying a preference for simple construction techniques, and freedom from care and tradition.

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Neil Denari introduces Josep Fuses, appearing in a series titled "Representing Modernism." Denari describes Fuses as an architect...
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Charles Jencks answers questions about unpredictability, self-organization, emergent properties, the failed promises of modernism, and the ability of architects to influence society. He also talks about postmodern eclecticism and openness, and how it deals with complex forms and representation.


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April 6, 1993 | Video Lecturer:

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Johansen outlines the next revolution in architecture after postmodernism, which he thinks will be ecological design. According to Johansen, architecture should join with larger forces to make the ecological argument clear to everybody. He believes we should employ technology, and look at nature as the model to achieve better use of our materials, and organize our cities more efficiently. This would require us to have a more open mind as to what architecture is and the accepted materials.


Frank Israel And Josh Schweitzer Pacific Overtures

March 6, 1991 | Video Lecturer: ,
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Frank Israel and Josh Schweitzer present each of their firm’s work as part of the Dreams, Beliefs, And Fantasies lecture series. Israel shows several entertainment industry offices, and some residential projects. Schweitzer shows several restaurants and residential projects. One shared theme is that a lot of their commercial work involves refurbishing warehouses, often with with bowstring truss roofs.

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Israel describes some of his residential projects, such as the penthouse of Liberty Tower in New York, which he tried to contrast...
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Israel and Schweitzer present some smaller works, such as furniture and models. Israel presents his Walker Arts Center exhibit....

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Israel presents a number of buildings with bowstring truss roofs that he has refurbished for entertainment industry clients. He also refurbished the Eames workshop on Abbot Kinney. Josh Schweitzer describes restaurants he has designed or refurbished, such as the City Cafe and the Border Grill.


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April 4, 1990 | Video Lecturer:

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Jeremy Gilbert Rolfe discusses intersections. He makes an analogy between postmodernism and the fluid flow of movement on the freeway. He compares the work of Frank Gehry’s Loyola Law School and Mies van der Rohe’s modernist grid, citing differences in organization and circulation.