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Parsons School of Design oral history program ➔ Audio interview with Brian McGrath

Digital Audio


Related people/organizations

Wendy Scheir (interviewer)
Brian McGrath (interviewee)

Date

July 7 2016

Description

Interviewed by Wendy Scheir, director of the New School Archives, at Parsons School of Design, 2 West 13th Street in New York City, Brian McGrath recounts his childhood in Springfield, Massachusetts, undergraduate studies in architecture at Syracuse University, graduate studies at Princeton University, and professional life as an architect and later as educator. McGrath details the development and evolution of administration, courses and departments in Parsons’ School of Constructed Environments between 1991 and 2016. Of note are his observations on the introduction of computer software into architectural courses at Parsons, his professional work in Thailand, and life in the East Village in the 1980s.

Language

English

Identifier

PC070102_McGrath_20160707

Citation

Wendy Scheir; Brian McGrath. Audio interview with Brian McGrath. Parsons School of Design oral history program. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 16 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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