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Giuseppe Zambonini papersOpen Atelier of Design Lecture Series ➔ Christian Hubert (part 2 of 2) and James Wines (part 1 of 2) Lectures

    

Related people/organizations

Robert Venturi (subject)
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (subject)
Stanley Tigerman (subject)
Le Corbusier (subject)
Richard Meier (subject)
Marcel Duchamp (subject)
Peter Eisenman (subject)
Leon Battista Alberti (subject)
Aldo Rossi (subject)
Joseph Kosuth (subject)
Charles Jencks (subject)
Antoni Gaudí (subject)
Christian Hubert (speaker)
James Wines (speaker)
Philip Johnson (subject)
Paul Rudolph (subject)

Date

1979

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KA0130_OA_24

MLA Citation:

Christian Hubert (part 2 of 2) and James Wines (part 1 of 2) Lectures. 1979. Giuseppe Zambonini papers; Open Atelier of Design Lecture Series. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Mar 2019

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Giuseppe Zambonini and Open Atelier of Design (OAD) students discuss socio-economic class and architecture. Impact of color. 46:15 New talk: James Wines. Offers frame of reference to describe the current architectural situation. Stuck in modernism. There are many architectures. Quickly reviews architectural history. Glass buildings and energy use. Big issues for young architects: Communication; Energy conservation. Disconnect between what people like and what architects design. Corbusier: Villa Savoye. La Tourette. Venturi: mother’s house. Fascism. Desire to create universal iconography. Rossi: Gallaratese. New York Five. Eisenman most intelligent: structuralist/conceptualist. Formalist. Wines disagrees with Eisenman’s use of the word conceptual. Charles Jencks: The anecdotal.