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    Tracing Palladio in Peter Eisenman's Works

    … 101 anyone? Villa Rotonda Model overlaid with axonometric, Image by Peter Eisenman and Matt Roman In the 20th century, a villa like this would have to be Peter Eisenman’s. Bring it back 500 years and you’d have Andrea Palladio. Clearly inspired by Palladio’s life work, Eisenman’s built and unbuilt houses of …

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    Peter Eisenman

    Job description: Educator, architect, father, husband, confidant, thinker ** Current projects: Two 55-story high-rise buildings in Jakarta; 200 housing units in Barcelona; two new railroad stations flanking Pompeii, Italy; a new multiuse center for Rutgers University; and an ongoing project in Santiago de Compostela, Spain First step on a project: Meet the client, look …

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    MoMA's "Endless House" Is a Bleak Affair

    Using Frederick Kiesler's speculative residence as a starting point, Endless House: Intersections of Art and Architecture (open at the Museum of Modern Art through March 6, 2016) dives into Modern architects' obsession with the private dwelling. Frederick Kiesler. Endless House. Project, 1950–60. Exterior view of the model, 1958. Gelatin silver print, 8 x …

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    Q&A: Greg Lynn on Architecture's Early Flirtations With the Computer

    … a series of shows that will deal with computers and architecture, Archaeology of the Digital showcases four early adopters through their projects—Frank Gehry’s Lewis Residence; Peter Eisenman’s Biozentrum for Goethe University; Chuck Hoberman’s Expanding Sphere and Iris Dome; and Shoei Yoh’s Odawara Municipal Sports Complex and Galaxy Toyama Gymnasium. Metropolis …

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    A New Book Chronicles the Turbulent History of Architectural Complexity

    … savvy associates to create working documents, and he is equally passionate about Zaha Hadid’s visionary drawings and her mastery of sensuously flowing forms. His embrace of Peter Eisenman is less convincing. This is the architect whose obsession with underlying geometries produced a house with a rift through the bedroom floor, and the oddly distorted …

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    Berlin's Architectural Transition to Postmodernism Gets an Overdue Examination

    … the Internationale Bau-Ausstellung (IBA), an event that managed to draw a who's who of the Western architecture scene to Berlin, including John Hejduk, Charles Moore, Peter Eisenman, James Stirling, Frei Otto, Zaha Hadid, Raimund Abraham, and Arata Isozaki. While ideas in the East were state-driven—and thus large-scale and tied to …

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    From the Metropolis Archives: The ABC's of Mies van der Rohe and IIT

    … typically brash fashion Koolhaas tackled both of them head-on in designing his first freestanding building in the United States. While the other finalists in the high-profile competition, including Peter Eisenman and Zaha Hadid, produced schemes that tried to mitigate the presence of the L train, Koolhaas made it the center of his …

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    With a New Design Museum Exhibition, David Adjaye Focuses on Monuments and Memorialization

    … c. 3000 B.C.E.) through to the National September 11 Memorial (2011 C.E.). Across tombs, obelisks, arches, statues, and harder-to-categorize monuments, such as Peter Eisenman’s Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, the exhibition’s first wall situates the varying ways through which collective memories are inscribed on …

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    The Power and Paradox of Philip Johnson

    … them the kids. And it's basically this architecture class that we know today, from Norman Foster and Rem Koolhaas to Zaha Hadid, Richard Meier, Michael Graves, Peter Eisenman, Stern—everyone who's everybody. And in fact, I would say that it's really Johnson who invents the idea of starchitect, the celebrity architect. And …

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    50 Years of NeoCon

    … design in Milan in 1981, Postmodernism found its way from architecture to furniture. Manufacturers enlisted noted Postmodern and Deconstructivist architects such as Robert Venturi, Frank Gehry, and Peter Eisenman to design objects and furniture. [timeline-express timeline="1980s"] 1990s Ergonomics Reigns Supreme One of the big impacts of computers in the workplace was that people …