Tag 20th century architecture

Ep. 71 – Lina Bo Bardi

A conversation with Zeuler Lima about the extraordinary Brazilian architect, designer, illustrator, writer, editor, and curator Lina Bo Bardi. Lima’s book, Lina Bo Bardi, is newly out in paperback. Subscribe:Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | Soundcloud

The Modernist Émigrés in America

Dominic Bradbury– Migration has become one of the defining subjects of our time. It has helped to shape contemporary politics in both Europe and America, as well as other parts of the world, and has become a constant topic of debate. It is well worth taking a moment, given this

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Q&A with Jonathan Bell and Ellie Stathaki, authors of The New Urban House

Yale University Press: What was the selection and screening process like for selecting houses to feature? Jonathan Bell/Ellie Stathaki: The house book is a fairly well established publishing trope, something that has survived the coming of the internet and the explosion of interest in architectural design in all its forms,

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Ep. 35 – How House Beautiful’s Powerful Female Editor Transformed Midcentury American Design

Interview with Monica Penick about her new book Tastemaker: Elizabeth Gordon, House Beautiful, and the Postwar American Home.

Podcast: Paris’s Centre Pompidou

January 31st, 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the opening of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the revolutionary building designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers. The building launched the careers of these two Pritzker Prize-winning architects and is today one of the world’s most popular cultural institutions and the

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Hawaiian Modern: Then and Now

Dean Sakamoto– Nearly eight years have passed since I handed over the final manuscript for Hawaiian Modern: The Architecture of Vladimir Ossipoff to Yale University Press. Now, as I eagerly await the imminent release of the book’s second edition, I ponder my original motivation to embark on the project and

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The Houses that Louis Kahn Built

Follow @yaleARTbooks The Houses of Louis Kahn, by George H. Marcus and William Whitaker, a book about which Witold Rybczynski recently wrote “[an] exemplary study… If you thought you knew all there was to know about Kahn, read this splendid book—there is still more to learn about the greatest American

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The Legacy of Philip Johnson

Today is what would have been Philip Johnson’s 104th birthday.  Philip Johnson was a renowned architect whose work covered the 20th century and many of its architectural styles.  Coincidentally, questions of 20th and 21st century architecture have been appearing in the news recently, as Vanity Fair has published results of

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