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Paffard Keatinge-Clay The case for the individual (March 22, 2006)02:07:34

Paffard Keatinge-Clay describes his first experience of America, his apprenticeship at Taliesin West, and his experiences with Brancusi, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, William Hartman, Le Corbusier and others. He discusses his buildings, including the Desert pavilion in Arizona, Tamalpais pavilion, the Great Western Savings and Loan in Gardena, the addition to the San Francisco Art Institute, the San Francisco State University Student Union, and his entry to the London Parliamentary Addition competition. He discusses the structure of towers, describing his contribution to the framework system in SOM’s Harris Trust Savings Bank in Chicago. After a mid-lecture discussion with the audience, Keatinge-Clay concludes by showing drawings, natural life around his house in Spain, and constructions he resists calling “sculptures.”

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