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ArchitectureTalk

Nov 8, 2017

Seattle based fashion designer and performance artist with a background in industrial design, Anna Telcs discusses our relationship to clothes, and the rituals of dressing, as modalities of expressing our selves, our bodies and our place in the world. Discussion topics include donning church dresses, uniforms, and...


Oct 25, 2017

Ayad Rahmani is a licensed architect and Associate Professor of Architecture at Washington State University who writes on a diverse array of topics ranging from the Islamic city to Frank Lloyd Wright to Dubai today. In this episode we try and connect the dots that link his diverse interests. Discussion...


Oct 11, 2017

Cornell University’s Professor Emeritus of Intellectual History, Dominick La Capra discusses the constitutive role of transference in our relationship to history, historiography, animals and architecture. We discuss transference’s relationship with empathy and connecting with Others, and when it ‘crosses the...


Sep 27, 2017

Carla Keyvanian, Associate Professor of Architecture at Auburn University, talks about her module for GAHTC that looks at the ‘Medieval’ architecture as a product of the complex cultural crossroads of the Mediterranean, that includes Islamic, African and diverse Christian forces, rather than just a...


Sep 13, 2017

Columbia University’s Jorge Otero‐Pailos is a prolific architect, artist, educator and preservationist. He questions the invisibility of preservation and what an act of restoration is, looking closely at what is lost when for example buildings are cleaned. Topics discussed include preservation as memory, future and...