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VIDLER, Anthony

Re-writing the History of the Recent Present: Parametrics before Parametrics 3/3

Series: AA PhD Open Seminar Series
Date: Thursday 29 November 2012
Time: 18:00
Venue: Lecture Hall
Running time: 63 mins

Re-writing the History of the Recent Present: The New Brutalism to the New Parametricism


Dozens of contemporary historians and PhD students have re-researched the interpretations of the post-World War II years  – from Pevsner, to Banham, to Jencks, to Frampton – and they have explicitly or implicitly revised these earlier interpretations. How do we write a new history of the recent present?"


This series of three open lunchtime lectures is delivered by Anthony Vidler and hosted by the AA PhD Programme.


Seminar Three: Parametrics before Parametrics


At 3pm a seminar for PhD students only will follow
Cities of Tomorrow: Technological Form from Xenakis to Schöffer
Readings: Anthony Vidler, “Cities of Tomorrow: Technology, Ecology and Architecture,” Artforum (September 2012)



All lectures are open to members of the public, staff and students unless otherwise stated.


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