Category list : 1984
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Banham adopts a new critical position to assess this canonical work of Post Modernism
Archive: architects and engineers are seriously beginning to design space stations. Does this herald a new type of architecture? Is it, perhaps, post-architecture?
‘Festive federalism means trying to steer the Olympiad back to the idea of a festival in which it has its roots’Subscription
Archive: at the 1984 Olympic Games, Los Angeles explores a new way to organize a worldwide festive event
‘Poltronieri has made the museum’s fittings into objects that are beautiful in their own right’Subscription
[Archive] Carlo Scarpa’s pupil Adolfo Poltronieri’s exhibition gallery in the garrets of Palazzo del Te in Mantua
Sackler Museum extension at Harvard University by Stirling and Wilford
[Archive] Cornell University Performing Arts Centre in Ithaca by Stirling and Wilford
William Curtis argues that the Post-Modern Classicists, far from re-interpreting history effectively as they claim, have succeeded in capturing outward appearance only.
[ARCHIVE] Alan Colquhoun comments on one of the most important post-war statements about monumental building in a democratic society. The first in a series of analyses of Stirling & Wilford’s Stuttgart Staatsgalerie
In a piece extracted from his ‘New Society’ article, Reyner Banham identifies the Staatsgalerie’s contextural references to Stuttgart and discusses the cultural problems of an English architect who now works mostly in Germany and America
1984 December: 'Turning Point' by Emilio AmbaszSubscription
[ARCHIVE] Once curator of design at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, Emilio Ambasz, and partner of Martorell, Bohigas & Mackay of Barcelona, Oriol Bohigas, comment on Sterling’s Neue Staatsgalerie