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Graduate Sessions 6: Televisuality, Jon Yoder, James L. Hepokoski, James Utterback Apr 2011

Graduate Sessions 6: Televisuality, Jon Yoder, James L. Hepokoski, James Utterback

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The Televisuality symposium was organized by Jon Yoder and the students of Architectural Theory + Design Research, a core component to the graduate curriculum in the School of Architecture.


Graduate Sessions 10: Preston Scott Cohen, Mark D. Linder, James Lucas Apr 2010

Graduate Sessions 10: Preston Scott Cohen, Mark D. Linder, James Lucas

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Preston Scott Cohen, founder of Preston Scott Cohen, Inc., is the Chair of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is the author of Contested Symmetries and numerous theoretical and historical essays as well as the designer of several significant cultural institutions, urban plans, and residences for which he has received awards and honors including the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Architecture.


Graduate Sessions 9: Keller Easterling, James Lucas, Mark D. Linder, Cameron Lassiter Nov 2009

Graduate Sessions 9: Keller Easterling, James Lucas, Mark D. Linder, Cameron Lassiter

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Keller Easterling is an architect, professor, urbanist, and writer whose books Enduring Innocence: Global Architecture and Its Political Masquerades and Organization Space: Landscapes, Highways and Houses in America offer original and provocative conflations of spatial theory and contemporary design.


Graduate Sessions 7: Anthony Vidler, Mark D. Linder, James Lucas, Lauren M. Baez Nov 2008

Graduate Sessions 7: Anthony Vidler, Mark D. Linder, James Lucas, Lauren M. Baez

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Anthony Vidler is Dean of the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union. His books include Histories of the Immediate Present, The Architectural Uncanny, Warped Space, and The Writing of the Walls.


Graduate Sessions 8: Neil Denari, Mark D. Linder, James Lucas, Melissa Griffin Oct 2008

Graduate Sessions 8: Neil Denari, Mark D. Linder, James Lucas, Melissa Griffin

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Neil Denari is the founder and principal of Neil M. Denari Architects, Inc. He was the director of SCI-Arc from 1997 to 2001 and is currently a professor in the Architecture and Urban Design Department at UCLA. His lecture at Syracuse Architecture, entitled "The New Intimacy," is one of over two hundred he has given at institutions throughout France, Japan, and the United States.


Graduate Sessions 5: Johnston Marklee, James Degennaro, Amanda Jones Nov 2007

Graduate Sessions 5: Johnston Marklee, James Degennaro, Amanda Jones

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Sharon Johnston, AIA & Mark Lee are the principal founders of Johnston MarkLee Associates. Sharon currently teaches at UCLA's Department of Architecture and Urban Design and has directed visiting critics studios throughout the country. Mark Lee is an integral faculty member at UCLA and is currently the Vice Chair.

Founded in 1998, Los Angeles-based Johnston MarkLee & Associates designs and develops distinvtive architectural environments that are responsive to the variable intermix of specific conditions of site, program and economics. Recent projects include an exhibition design at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art entitled nano, numerous award-winning houses that are responsive to contemporary issues and, yet, perpetuate historical disciplinary practices regarding housing issues; and more recently major large-scale commissions in China.


Graduate Sessions 3: Juan Herreros, Mark D. Linder, Beth Mosenthal Oct 2006

Graduate Sessions 3: Juan Herreros, Mark D. Linder, Beth Mosenthal

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Juan Herreros is the founder and principal of Abalos and Herreros Architects in Madrid and teaches internationally as a Doctor of Architecture, Senior Professor and head of Teaching Unit Q at the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid, as well as a Visiting Professor most recently at Princeton University and the Illinois Institute of Technology

The work of Abalos and Herreros ranges from published works including Tower and Office: From Modernist Theory to Contemporary Practice and Recycling Madrid to critically-acclaimed built work including apartment and office towers in Vitoria and the Woermann complex in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ...


Graduate Sessions 4: Transdisiplinary Applications, Mark D. Linder, Joseph Sisko Apr 2006

Graduate Sessions 4: Transdisiplinary Applications, Mark D. Linder, Joseph Sisko

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This issue of Graduate Sessions combines the panel discussions of Transdisciplinary Applications, a symposium featuring designers and researchers who studied the discipline of architecture and now are expanding the field of the discipline by applying specifically architectural techniques to problems and projects outside of, or marginal to, the proper domain of the profession.


Graduate Sessions 1: Sylvia Lavin, Mark D. Linder, James Degennaro Oct 2005

Graduate Sessions 1: Sylvia Lavin, Mark D. Linder, James Degennaro

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Sylvia Lavin is Professor of Architecture at UCLA and writes widely on contemporary architecture and theory. She recently completed a year as a Getty Scholar where she was working on her next book, The Flash in the Pan and Other Forms of Architectural Contemporaneity. She is co-editor of Crib Sheets (Monacelli Press, 2005) and the author of Form Follows Libido: Architecture and Richard Neutra in a Psychoanalytic Culture (MIT Press, 2005).


Graduate Sessions 2: Greg Lynn, Mark D. Linder, Beth Mosenthal Oct 2005

Graduate Sessions 2: Greg Lynn, Mark D. Linder, Beth Mosenthal

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Greg Lynn is the principal of Greg Lynn FORM and has lectured and taught internationally, as Professor at the Universitat fur Angewandte Kunst in Vienna, as Davenport Professor at Yale, and as studio professor at UCLA. He curated the exhibitions "Intricacy" (2003) at the ICA in Philidelphia, and "Intricate Surface" (2003) at the MAK in Vienna. He is the editor of Folding in Architecture (Architectural Design, 1993), the author of Animate Form (Princeton Architectural Press, 1998), and Folds, Bodies, and Blobs: Collected Essays (La Lettre Vole, 1998).