Brett gives an introductory talk and welcome at the opening of a two-day design workshop by the AA School at the Instituto Empresa, one of the world’s leading business schools. The subject of the talk and workshop is the contemporary convergence of design and management theories, and the role of intelligent workplace design in the […]
A Short introduction to the pedagogical impulses and interests in the AA School today, included in the new catalogue just released for the Beijing Architecture Biennale.
Brett’s meeting and interview with Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi is recorded as part of the film currently in production on the ideas and careers of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown. Cameras, lights, and learning from Bob and Denise.
My annual seminar in the AA’s Diploma School turns its attention this year to the ways in which modern architects document and present their work. ‘The Architectural Portfolio’ surveys 20th century experiments by architects in how the compile and communicate the ideas within their projects. The first half of the term focuses on the evolution […]
A two-day Advisory Group review of the School of Architecture at the Cooper Union, in New York. An opportunity for an extended report on the organisation and operations of the school, as a member of the President’s Review Panel.
A day of celebrations at Yale, coinciding with opening of a modernist masterpiece, the renovated Yale Art and Architecture building, by Paul Rudolph.
My introduction to a new volume in the long-running Pamphlet Architecture Series, a special issue on the poetic infrastructural sensibility and two recent projects by the young London-based architectural practice Naja & deOstos. The publication includes an extensive documentation and accompanying short texts by myself, Peter Cook and Lebbeus Woods on Ricardo and Nanette’s most […]