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Giuseppe Zambonini papersOpen Atelier of Design Lecture Series ➔ The Design Object and Michael Webb Lectures


Related people/organizations

Parsons the New School for Design (subject)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (subject)
Grey Art Gallery (subject)
Samuel Butler (subject)
Le Corbusier (subject)
Reyner Banham (subject)
Jean Gardner (speaker)
Michael Webb (speaker)
Paul Rudolph (subject)
Louis Sullivan (subject)


1977 – 1982



MLA Citation:

The Design Object and Michael Webb Lectures. 1977 – 1982. Giuseppe Zambonini papers; Open Atelier of Design Lecture Series. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 21 Jul 2019


Jean Gardner (McClintock) discusses small-scale objects designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (spoons, rugs, table, lamps); reconsiders Wright’s buildings in relation to each other. Robie House: open plan and continuity; environmental control; integrated lighting. Japanese architecture, interiors. George Madison Millard House: use of cinderblock. Fallingwater: machine-made and natural materials. Larkin Administration Building: interior; community. Side B 47:34 Michael Webb in-progress question and answer with Open Atelier of Design (OAD) students.