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George Ranalli Lecture

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

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George Ranalli presents “pieces, layers, skins,” his understanding of architectural insertions; spatial layering. He defines illusionary space. Inside/outside. Cites examples: Palace of Domitian, Pantheon, Laurentian Library, Teatro Olimpico, Doge’s Palace, Venice, Sir John Soane’s house, Philip Johnson’s Glass House, Louis Kahn’s Bryn Mawr dormitory and Mellon Centre, and his own project, the façade, second-floor renovation for NYC shop First of August. Q+A discussion with Open Atelier of Design (OAD) students follows.
circa 1977 – 1982
Related people
Michelangelo (subject)
Andrea Palladio (subject)
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (subject)
Le Corbusier (subject)
Philip Johnson (subject)
Louis Kahn (subject)
Carlo Scarpa (subject)
Charles Moore (subject)
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; Digitization of audiotapes funded by a grant obtained by Robert Kirkbride from Parsons' School of Constructed Environment.

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