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The Surreal Visions of Hernán Diáz Alonso/HDA-X

The Surreal Visions of Hernán Diáz Alonso/HDA-X

05:41

Join Hernán Diáz Alonso [SCI-Arc Director/founding principal of HDA-X] for an inside glimpse into his latest book The Surreal Visions of Hernán Diáz Alonso. Written by Diáz Alonso with a forward by John Hoke III, the book showcases more than 80 projects from HDA-X in eye-popping images challenging the limits of human imagination.

Natasha Case: Coolhaus

Natasha Case: Coolhaus

07:35
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William Friedkin: An Analysis of Film and Beyond

William Friedkin: An Analysis of Film and Beyond

12:05

Join William Friedkin [Director, “To Live and Die in LA” and “The French Connection”] in conversation with Michael Stock [SCi-Arc Liberal Arts Faculty] in SCI-Arc’s Cinema Series as they discuss Friedkin’s reflections on the thin line between good and evil that is the subject of “To Live and Die in LA”. Friedkin also recounts the unique version of Los Angeles he portrayed in the film and the story of its soundtrack. Friedkin also speaks about the culture of cinema in the 1970s.

V. Mitch McEwen: A(n) Office

V. Mitch McEwen: A(n) Office

06:13
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Jennifer Bonner: MALL

Jennifer Bonner: MALL

06:03
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Izaskun Chinchilla Interview

Izaskun Chinchilla Interview

09:11
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Alberto Kalach in Mexico City

Alberto Kalach in Mexico City

07:35
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Dr. Barbara Imhof Interview

Dr. Barbara Imhof Interview

07:19
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Alexandra Leykauf Interview

Alexandra Leykauf Interview

07:39
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Barbara Bestor Interview

Barbara Bestor Interview

10:05

Barbara Bestor [FAIA, Principal of Bestor Architecture] and Joe Day [Principal of Deegan Day Design] discuss the work of Bestor Architecture.

Carme Pinós Interview

Carme Pinós Interview

08:11

Carme Pinós [Principal of Estudio Carme Pinós] and Florencia Pita [SCI-Arc Graduate Thesis Coordinator] discuss the architecture of Estudio Carme Pinós and how plasticity plays a role in creating affiliations with an urban context as well as creating social spaces within the projects.

Syd Mead & Craig Hodgetts in Conversation

Syd Mead & Craig Hodgetts in Conversation

22:14

A conversation between Craig Hodgetts and Syd Mead celebrating the publication of the book The Movie Art of Syd Mead: Visual Futurist.

Simon Critchley Interview

Simon Critchley Interview

41:48

A conversation with S​imon Critchley​ (Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research​ and series moderator of The Stone, a philosophy column in The New York Times) and Jake Matatyaou (SCI-Arc Liberal Arts Coordinator and founding partner of JuneJuly) discussing temporality, political resonance, the authenticity and illusion of David Bowie, and the aesthetics of activism.

Are We Human? Interview with Mark Wigley

Are We Human? Interview with Mark Wigley

13:44

A conversation between Mark Wigley (Professor and Dean Emeritus - Columbia GSAPP) and Marrikka Trotter (SCI-Arc History + Theory Coordinator ) focusing on the recent publication Are We Human?

Oana Stanescu Interview

Oana Stanescu Interview

14:24

A conversation between Oana Stanescu (Family New York, Harvard GSD Design Critic) and David Eskenazi (d.esk, SCI-Arc Design Faculty) focusing on Family’s group identity, project initiatives, and design influence.

Stanley Kubrick: Behind the Scenes with Jan Harlan and Michael Stock

Stanley Kubrick: Behind the Scenes with Jan Harlan and Michael Stock

23:23

Take a trip through the cinematic mind of Stanley Kubrick as SCI-Arc Cinema Scholar, Michael Stock, interviews Jan Harlan, Stanley Kubrick’s Executive Producer from 1975 to 1999 (and before that, his assistant from 1969 to 1974). Sit back and relax as they discuss - film soundtracks, music rights, subtle lighting, cinematography, steadicam techniques, “unrealized” projects and everything else under the filmic sun. A behind-the-scenes journey that explores what was and what could’ve been as the result of the Kubrick-Harlan collaboration.

Slavoj Žižek Interview

Slavoj Žižek Interview

54:48

A conversation with Slavoj Žižek (International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and Global Distinguished Professor of German at New York University) and Jake Matatyaou (SCI-Arc Liberal Arts Coordinator and founding partner of JuneJuly) discussing state sovereignty, borders, migration, and global capital.

Amale Andraos Interview

Amale Andraos Interview

06:47

A conversation with Amale Andraos (Dean of Columbia GSAPP) and Todd Gannon discussing the relevance of the book in contemporary architectural practice and discourse.

Knowledge Design: Jeffrey Schnapp Interview

Knowledge Design: Jeffrey Schnapp Interview

14:18

A conversation with Jeffrey Schnapp (Director of metaLAB at Harvard & CEO of Piaggio Fast Forward) and Tim Ivison (SCI-Arc History Theory & Liberal Arts Faculty) discussing knowledge design, the role of the archive, and contemporary modes of curation.

Martin Gran Interview

Martin Gran Interview

10:29

A conversation with Martin Gran (Partner and Managing Director - Snøhetta Brand Design) and Margaret Griffin (Co-founder and Principal - Griffin Enright Architects) discussing the role of transdisciplinarity in the design process.

Josep Miàs Interview

Josep Miàs Interview

08:53

A conversation with Josep Miàs (Principal of Miàs Architects) and Marcelo Spina (Principal of P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S) discussing Architecture culture in Catalonia, the work of Enric Miralles, and the transforming role of geometry and drawing in Architecture.

Preston Scott Cohen Interview

Preston Scott Cohen Interview

10:11

A conversation with Preston Scott Cohen and Todd Gannon discussing Cohen’s recent project “Revolving Detroit”, exhibited at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale. Cohen’s work engages the interchange between the pragmatic realities of building and architecture as a cultural pursuit.

Benjamin H. Bratton Interview

Benjamin H. Bratton Interview

12:28

SCI-Arc’s Benjamin H. Bratton and Todd Gannon discuss the impact of planetary scale computation, new modes of geopolitical governance and the technological future.

Interview with Gregory Crewdson

Interview with Gregory Crewdson

13:41

John Southern interviews photographer Gregory Crewdson.

Timothy Morton Interview

Timothy Morton Interview

15:34

B. Arch Program Chair Tom Wiscombe interviews Timothy Morton.

N. Katherine Hayles interview with Todd Gannon

N. Katherine Hayles interview with Todd Gannon

19:33

A discussion of the cognitive nonconscious with N. Katherine Hayles and Todd Gannon in conversation.

Fabian Marcaccio Interview with Todd Gannon

Fabian Marcaccio Interview with Todd Gannon

24:57

A discussion of how the traditional medium of painting responds to the digital age with Fabian Marcaccio and Todd Gannon in conversation.

Coversacion entre Hernan Diaz Alonso y Fabian Marcaccio

Coversacion entre Hernan Diaz Alonso y Fabian Marcaccio

08:17
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Michael Hansmeyer Interview with Marcelyn Gow

Michael Hansmeyer Interview with Marcelyn Gow

10:31

A glimpse into the world of hyper-resolution featuring Michael Hansmeyer and Marcelyn Gow in conversation.

Interview with Alberto Kalach (in Spanish)

Interview with Alberto Kalach (in Spanish)

05:48

Alberto Kalach [T.A.X. / Taller de Arquitectura X] y Hernan Diaz Alonso [Director de SCI-Arc/CEO] conversan acerca de la arquitectura de Kalach y las influencias que tuvo durante su desarrollo como arquitecto.

Alberto Kalach Interview

Alberto Kalach Interview

06:23

Alberto Kalach [T.A.X. / Taller de Arquitectura X] and Hernan Diaz Alonso [SCI-Arc Director/CEO] discuss Kalach’s architecture and the influences on his development as an architect.

Jing Liu Interview

Jing Liu Interview

18:54

A conversation between Jing Liu [Principal So-IL] and David Eskenazi [Principal D.ESK] as they discuss aspects of playful modernism, multiple interpretations and elasticity in the recent work of SO-IL.

Geothermal Futures Lab

Geothermal Futures Lab

11:16

Mark Foster Gage [Principal - Mark Foster Gage Architects / Assistant Dean - Yale School of Architecture] and Hernan Diaz Alonso [SCI-Arc Director / CEO] discuss the role of parafiction in architecture in the context of Gage’s SCI-Arc exhibition Geothermal Futures Lab.

Mónica Ponce de León Interview

Mónica Ponce de León Interview

08:18

Mónica Ponce de León [Dean of Princeton University School of Architecture] talks with Florencia Pita [SCI-Arc Graduate Thesis Coordinator] about the contemporary role of architects speculating on alternatives to the status quo and the fluid exchange between academia and practice.

Byron Merritt of NIKE: Interview

Byron Merritt of NIKE: Interview

08:11

A conversation between Byron Merritt [Vice President Retail Innovation at Nike] and SCI-Arc Director/CEO Hernan Diaz Alonso discussing the role architecture plays in creating a brand identity and the future of retail innovation and consumer experience design.

Petra Blaisse Interview

Petra Blaisse Interview

11:52

Petra Blaisse [Founder of Inside Outside] in conversation with Anna Neimark [SCI-Arc Faculty/Principal of First Office].

Ferda Kolatan in Conversation with Erik Ghenoiu and David Ruy

Ferda Kolatan in Conversation with Erik Ghenoiu and David Ruy

10:50

Ferda Kolatan joins Erik Ghenoiu and David Ruy to discuss the relationship between concept and form in architecture and the future of architectural pedagogy.

Gilles Retsin Interview

Gilles Retsin Interview

11:07

Please join Gilles Retsin and Marrikka Trotter as they discuss the cultural implications of discrete logics of computation and materialization in architecture.

Michael Meredith Interview

Michael Meredith Interview

33:43

Join SCI-Arc Channel for a raw discussion between Anna Neimark [SCI-Arc/Principal First Office] and Michael Meredith [Princeton University School of Architecture/Principal and co-founder MOS Architects].

Gretchen Wilkins Interview

Gretchen Wilkins Interview

09:13

Gretchen Wilkins [Head of Architecture at Cranbrook Academy] and Marcelyn Gow [SCI-Arc - Design Theory & Pedagogy Program Coordinator]

Winka Dubbeldam Interview

Winka Dubbeldam Interview

07:40

Winka Dubbeldam [founder and partner of Archi-Tectonics, and Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture at PennDesign] in conversation with Florencia Pita [Partner, Pita & Bloom and SCI-Arc Graduate Thesis Coordinator]