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Ben Ledbetter (November 1, 1995)01:27:23

Ben Ledbetter reviews some of his inspirations and aspirations, stressing Peter Eisenman’s ways of thinking about architecture. He explains his use of the term “innerness” and how it relates formal qualities to clients intentions. Ledbetter documents a series of recent projects, including a bank in Oxford, Mississippi. He acknowledges the influence of poetry and storytelling on his work, reading several excerpts from William Faulkner, among others. He presents an exercise in urban planning for the city of New Haven, and presents a series of smaller projects in New Haven. He describes his intention of collapsing public and private space within the neighborhood. He shows a project for a new headquarters for the Neighborhood Watch association.

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