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Architecture as the Solid State of Thought: a Dialogue with Lebbeus Woods – Part II

Friday, December 3, 2010 10:49 6 Comments

An interview with Lebbeus Woods by Corrado Curti This post is the continuation to Corrado Curti’s interview with Lebbeus Woods: Architecture As the Solid State of Thought, Part I of which was posted here on November 18 2010. We preferred to keep the content of their dialogue unedited, but have divided it into two parts […]

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Architecture as the Solid State of Thoughts: a Dialogue with Lebbeus Woods – Part 1

Thursday, November 18, 2010 15:59 15 Comments

An interview with Lebbeus Woods by Corrado Curti version pdf The works and writings of Lebbeus Woods unveil a deep and hidden fracture that severs the intellectual and critical practice of architecture – often exercised by a handful of high-profile, and occasionally aloof, theorists – from its business-as-usual, labour-intensive counterpart – no matter how big […]

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Concrete Utopias: talking with Peter Noever

Thursday, October 28, 2010 16:43 4 Comments

Interview by Corrado Curti version pdf It’s quite rare to discuss art, architecture and experimentation with a celebrated curator of a leading contemporary art museum, a director of an internationally renowned cultural institution, a radical architect and a bold commissioner of unconventional architecture all at once. Unless, of course, you’re fortunate enough to talk to […]

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Connecting cities: an interview with Sascha Haselmayer

Thursday, October 21, 2010 14:41 23 Comments

Interview by Marcia Caines version pdf ‘Connected Cities: Your 256 Billion Euro Dividend’ is a comprehensive handbook by Aida Esteban Millat, Sascha Haslemayer and Jakob H Rasmussen that illustrates through a selection of handpicked case studies how innovation in services and mobility can contribute to improving the economical, environmental and social values of our cities […]

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Material(ism) for Architects: a Conversation with Manuel DeLanda

Friday, October 8, 2010 10:05 10 Comments

Interview by Corrado Curti version pdf If architecture – as Lebbeus Woods says – is about building ideas, then we may easily consider the philosopher, artist and writer Manuel DeLanda one of the most influential and active archistars there is. Although architecture is not the direct object of DeLanda’s speculations, his ideas and writings provide […]

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