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. Dis
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
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 em
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
Cassie Blair, JoAnn Hindmarsh Wilcox and Tim Richey are part of the committee putting on the 2017 Seattle AIA awards. We discuss trends in the local architecture and talk about how this fast‐growing city can serve its residents. Topics include: migration, diversity, regionalism, densification, risk‐taking and the pains of a growing city.
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 how it is, or isn’t, ‘overtaking us’.
MIT Professor Mark Jarzombek discusses his GAHTC module on the Architecture of First Societies, establishing the importance of thinking architecture beyond established canons based on cities and technology. Instead he argues the origins of architecture in the ‘social package’ and in the representational networks of ‘modeling’.