Video Archive | Typology (26)

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Jeffrey Kipnis describes the flaws evident in the idea that one topic is solely involved in one discipline. He also discusses...
Jeffrey Kipnis Thesis Prep Talk Part One
In part one of this two part lecture, Jeffrey Kipnis talks about an array of topics before focusing on the pedagogy of SCI-Arc....
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Ming Fung introduces Alejandro Zaera-Polo. He outlines the political connotations of his approach, and identifies four typologies...
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Alejandro Zaera-Polo explains two types of envelopes. First, the Flat Horizontal X=Y>Z, as illustrated by the Meydan Retail...
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Alejandro Zaera-Polo describes the Flat Vertical X<Y envelope type with his Carabanchel Social Housing, and Trinity EC3, and...
Alejandro Zaera-Polo Envelopes
Alejandro Zaera-Polo's describes the envelope as the most important element of his architecture because it links technology,...
Hitoshi Abe
Eric Owen Moss introduces Hitoshi Abe as an aspiring poet and an urbanist. Abe declares that he seeks an architecture that...
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During his introduction, Eric Owen Moss refers to Hitoshi Abe as an aspiring poet and an urbanist. Abe is a SCI-Arc graduate who...

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Jeffrey Kipnis describes the flaws evident in the idea that one topic is solely involved in one discipline. He also discusses the relevance of the corner problem and the problem of the cube. Lastly, he describes the mobius strip and how different ideas of architecture can relate to its single surface suggestion.


Jeffrey Kipnis Thesis Prep Talk Part One

January 20, 2011 | Video Lecturer:
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In part one of this two part lecture, Jeffrey Kipnis talks about an array of topics before focusing on the pedagogy of SCI-Arc. Throughout, Kipnis describes the ethos of the school, as well as, the intents and desires of the individuals have on the process. Though he strays several times during, he is able to continually draw back to how it relates to discovering and learning about architecture.

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Jeffrey Kipnis talks about the changing sentiments of the practice of architecture, claiming that each movement tends to last...
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Continuing his talk to graduate students, Jeffrey Kipnis describes acting techniques and how contemporary exercises create the...

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Alejandro Zaera-Polo explains two types of envelopes. First, the Flat Horizontal X=Y>Z, as illustrated by the Meydan Retail Complex and Multiplex, and Birmingham New Street Station. The Spherical X=Y=Z envelope type is illustrated by the John Lewis Department Store and Cineplex, and Ravensbourne.


Alejandro Zaera-Polo Envelopes

November 19, 2009 | Video Lecturer:
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Alejandro Zaera-Polo’s describes the envelope as the most important element of his architecture because it links technology, representation and politics. The envelope is more than a surface, it establishes the relationship between the shape of the container and the construction of the skin. By categorizing building envelopes into four distinct typologies (Flat Horizontal, Spherical, Flat Vertical, Vertical) he explains their potentials, and presents projects in relation to each category.

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Hitoshi Abe

January 31, 2007 | Video Lecturer: ,
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Eric Owen Moss introduces Hitoshi Abe as an aspiring poet and an urbanist. Abe declares that he seeks an architecture that functions as an interface between human and environment, like a skateboard for a skateboarder. This video ends before Abe ends his lecture.

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During his introduction, Eric Owen Moss refers to Hitoshi Abe as an aspiring poet and an urbanist. Abe is a SCI-Arc graduate who...
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Hitoshi Abe declares that he seeks architecture that functions as an interface between human and environment, much like a...
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Abe discusses the body as an interface that directly engages the environment. He illustrates this with an installation he created...
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