Video Archive | Storytelling (9)

Volkan Alkanoglu On Distortion-clip_4175
Volkan Alkanoglu presents his personal inspirations from architecture, art, photography, and fashion, including Malevich's Black...
CJ Lim Being English
SCI-Arc faculty member Andy Ku introduces CJ Lim. Lim reflects on the connotations of Being English and how British culture,...
CJ Lim Being English-clip_586
CJ Lim discusses the importance of narrative and storytelling in his work by presenting examples of work from some of Studio 8...
Wim Wenders Part One-clip_2261
Wenders discusses how stories and histories relate to places. He illustrates differences and similarities between architecture...
Donald Waldie-clip_3436
Waldie speaks about faith, reading, and the idea of Los Angeles as history. He concludes with general remarks on irony and story...
Celia Pearce Virtual Reality And Architecture As A...
Michael Dobry introduces Celia Pearce. Pearce begins by discussing how virtual environments are designed, and the concept of...
Ben Ledbetter-clip_4233
Ben Ledbetter reviews some of his inspirations and aspirations, stressing Peter Eisenman's ways of thinking about architecture....
Fire In The Library David Antin And John Pohl Part...
David Antin, John Pohl, and Eugenia Butler discuss forms of storytelling that use pictures rather than text. Pohl discusses the...

CJ Lim Being English

April 4, 2007 | Video Lecturer:
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SCI-Arc faculty member Andy Ku introduces CJ Lim. Lim reflects on the connotations of Being English and how British culture, humor, inventiveness and multiculturalism are an inspiration to his own practice. He emphasizes his interest in narrative and the telling of stories through projects and the poetics of architectural drawings and models. Lim presents some of his practice’s Studio 8 work, with a special emphasis on the project for the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2004.

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CJ Lim Being English-clip_579
CJ Lim Being English-clip_579
SCI-Arc instructor Andy Ku introduces CJ Lim as the speaker.
CJ Lim Being English-clip_586
CJ Lim Being English-clip_586
CJ Lim discusses the importance of narrative and storytelling in his work by presenting examples of work from some of Studio 8...
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CJ Lim Being English-clip_587
CJ Lim presents projects that attempt to restructure sites in traditionally single-culture places. The projects discussed include...
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CJ Lim Being English-clip_589
CJ Lim discusses Virtually Venice, a project curated by Peter Cook for the Venice Architecture Biennale of 2004. He describes how...

Wim Wenders Part One-clip_2261

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December 1, 1999 | Video Lecturer:

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Wenders discusses how stories and histories relate to places. He illustrates differences and similarities between architecture and film. Wenders explains how filmmakers and architects are both in the storytelling business, and creates further relationships between these disciplines. Wenders relates his experience as a traveller and his attempts to explore and understand a place and the people who live there. He offers his earlier films as examples of these relationships, including Wings of Desire, and Buena Vista Social Club with Berlin and Havana, respectively.


Celia Pearce Virtual Reality And Architecture As A Narrative Art-clip_2653

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Michael Dobry introduces Celia Pearce. Pearce begins by discussing how virtual environments are designed, and the concept of interactivity. She stresses the importance of textures and lightning. Pearce recalls that virtual reality was originally developed in the 1960s as a tool for simulation for military training. She outlines the issues that interest her and her background, pointing out that her father was Peter Pearce, architect of the “Biosphere.” Pearce discusses virtual reality in terms of space, time, film, and architecture. She describes how multimedia applications are thought in terms of experience, and discusses examples of storytelling in architecture.


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November 1, 1995 | Video Lecturer:

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Ben Ledbetter reviews some of his inspirations and aspirations, stressing Peter Eisenman’s ways of thinking about architecture. He explains his use of the term “innerness” and how it relates formal qualities to clients
intentions. Ledbetter documents a series of recent projects, including a bank in Oxford, Mississippi. He acknowledges the influence of poetry and storytelling on his work, reading several excerpts from William Faulkner, among others.


Fire In The Library David Antin And John Pohl Part One-clip_4522

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David Antin, John Pohl, and Eugenia Butler discuss forms of storytelling that use pictures rather than text. Pohl discusses the act of storytelling in Zapotec culture in Mitla, and how the system of poetic recitation shapes the architecture.