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.
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.
Barbara Bestor [FAIA, Principal of Bestor Architecture] and Joe Day [Principal of Deegan Day Design] discuss the work of Bestor Architecture.
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.
A conversation between Craig Hodgetts and Syd Mead celebrating the publication of the book The Movie Art of Syd Mead: Visual Futurist.
A conversation with Simon 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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
A conversation with Amale Andraos (Dean of Columbia GSAPP) and Todd Gannon discussing the relevance of the book in contemporary architectural practice and discourse.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
John Southern interviews photographer Gregory Crewdson.
B. Arch Program Chair Tom Wiscombe interviews Timothy Morton.
A discussion of the cognitive nonconscious with N. Katherine Hayles and Todd Gannon in conversation.
A discussion of how the traditional medium of painting responds to the digital age with Fabian Marcaccio and Todd Gannon in conversation.
A glimpse into the world of hyper-resolution featuring Michael Hansmeyer and Marcelyn Gow in conversation.
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 [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.
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.
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 [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.
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 [Founder of Inside Outside] in conversation with Anna Neimark [SCI-Arc Faculty/Principal of First Office].
Ferda Kolatan joins Erik Ghenoiu and David Ruy to discuss the relationship between concept and form in architecture and the future of architectural pedagogy.
Please join Gilles Retsin and Marrikka Trotter as they discuss the cultural implications of discrete logics of computation and materialization in architecture.
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 [Head of Architecture at Cranbrook Academy] and Marcelyn Gow [SCI-Arc - Design Theory & Pedagogy Program Coordinator]
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]