Raimund Abraham reflects on the current state of architectural practice and education. He describes his involvement at Cooper Union and critiques the current direction of the school. He characterizes the emergence of the star architect as a symptom of turn of the century cultural schizophrenia. Abraham discusses his approach to architecture, explaining that all of his work is rooted in the site. He documents a selection of early speculative projects conducted in Vienna.
Video Archive | Schizophrenia (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.