Object Title

Allan Wexler Lecture: "Single Ideas for Small Buildings"

Part of

Collection: Giuseppe Zambonini papers ➔ Series: Open Atelier of Design Lecture Series (KA013001_OA.01)

Material Category
Digital Audio
Allan Wexler discusses his work and influences: transformation of a tree into an architectural element. When does nature end and architecture take over? Projects: Seed Architecture (circa 1976); Tree Transformations (1976). Forest architecture. Drawings transformed into models. Isolating elements of the house. Current work: building variations of enclosed space using limited material. Presents drawings recently exhibited at The Drawing Center: chair transformed. Levittown House Proposals (mid-1970s). “Practice” of architecture. Teaching. Proposal: World Trade Center transformed into Empire State Building (lighting). Rhode Island School of Design Mechanical Museum (1971). Question and answer with Open Atelier of Design (OAD) students.
Related people
Gaston Bachelard (subject)
Le Corbusier (subject)
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (subject)
Carlo Scarpa (subject)
Paolo Soleri (subject)
Raimund Abraham (subject)
Rhode Island School of Design (subject)
Andy Warhol (subject)
The Drawing Center (subject)
Allan Wexler (speaker)
Use Restrictions


; Digitization of audiotapes funded by a grant obtained by Robert Kirkbride from Parsons' School of Constructed Environment.

There’s more! What you see on this site is only what is viewable online. Please visit archives.newschool.edu to find out more about what’s in the archives.