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Philip Ursprung

Bauhaus Bashing: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Philip Ursprung, “Bauhaus Bashing: Looking Back and Looking Ahead”

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For the 100th birthday of Bauhaus, the German State supports two new museums, several exhibitions and many celebrations. The current celebrations repress the fact that the Bauhaus in the late 20th century was criticized for its formalism and dogmatic design education. Continue reading Philip Ursprung

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Juan Herreros

Técnicas varias

Herreros . MIM-A . Mixed Housing . Sant Boi de Llobregat afasia + (2)

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Juan Herreros (Catedràtic de Proyectos Arquitectónicos de la ETSAM, Full Professor en la GSAPP de Columbia University de New York) ens explica quines són per ell les diferents “técniques” que ha de fer servir un arquitecte mentre fa un repàs als seus treballs més destacats. Continue reading Juan Herreros

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Sejima . Kuan

Reflecting on Shinohara

Kazuyo Sejima . Spring . Daigo (3)

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In conversation with Seng Kuan, Kazuyo Sejima of SANAA reflects on Shinohara Kazuo’s influence on her and her generation, especially on the formative years of her practice and situated in the Tokyo architecture community in the 1980’s. Continue reading Sejima . Kuan

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Peter Eisenman

Field of Otherness

GERMANY-JEWS-MEMORIAL-ANNIVERSARY

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“Architecture, I believe, is necessary to mark collective memory.” One of the leading contemporary American architects, Peter Eisenman, here shares the thoughts that went into building the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, and how he sought to transform a feeling of “being lost in space in time” into the memorial. Read less … Continue reading Peter Eisenman