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Lawrence Halprin (November 17, 1982)01:02:03

Halprin Lawrence is an environmental designer, town planner, landscape architect, and filmmaker. Lawrence presents slides of his work. He comments on the current state of architecture. Lawrence questions the meaning, content, and intention of architecture, and asks what the real value of building places. Lawrence states that architecture should be deeply emotional for human beings to live in, be creative in, and live out a biologically sound life. Lawrence explains that architecture should be more than the sum of its parts. He shows precedents of various religious architectural archetypes from around the world and discusses his own work. Lawrence discusses his work on the Sea Ranch and the process of working. He makes observations about universal needs for humans to create particular forms.

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