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James Wines: Interview on Green Architecture – by LPP

James Wines: Interview on Green Architecture – by LPP

    At least green architecture is on the international agenda…. Is this a reason to be optimistic about the future of architecture?   The global interest in green issues, energy conservation and sustainable design among the younger generation of architects today is extremely encouraging.  In fact, I don’t think I have lectured in any [...]

dicembre 30, 2012 LPP Documents, Theory and Documents 0

Rem Koolhaas: A Moral Amorality – by LPP

Rem Koolhaas: A Moral Amorality – by LPP

10/08/04 The accusation most frequently directed at Rem Koolhaas is that of amorality. For example, I recall an article in The Architects’ Journal in which his works were taken apart in the name of good architecture, common sense, and social reform. Many critics, in Italy as elsewhere, consider other architects more important. Paolo Portoghesi, for [...]

dicembre 1, 2012 LPP Documents, Theory and Documents 0

Antonio Citterio, Works: from 1976 to 2004 – by LPP

Antonio Citterio, Works: from 1976 to 2004 – by LPP

Beginnings   After graduating from the Faculty of Architecture in Milan in 1976, a university in the throes of a crisis which managed to interest him very little, (the attendance of which allowed him, however, to meet a number of important figures from the Italian cultural scene), Citterio entered the world of design, perhaps as [...]

aprile 28, 2005 LPP Documents, Theory and Documents 0

Zaha Hadid: works from 1983 to 1999 – by LPP

Zaha Hadid: works from 1983 to 1999 – by LPP

1983.  The spotlights turn to three architects educated at the Architectural Association of London.  They are Bernard Tschumi, Zaha Hadid, and Rem Koolhaas, who propose, with a brusque and sudden change of course, to unblock the creative impasse provoked by the still dominant post-modern climate.  Bernard Tschumi, not even forty years old, born in Switzerland [...]

luglio 9, 2004 LPP Documents, Theory and Documents 0