Community Is A Practice

In Episode 1, Anna Goodman explains how contemporary architects in the United States often pursue community-engaged work through the design of processes. Analysis from the architectural historian Susanne Cowan helps demonstrate how this contrasts with early modern designers’ strong association of community and territory. The episode features excerpts from interviews with Jeff Hou, Maria Sykes and Mary Comerio as well as...

Theory’s Curriculum

Theory’s Curriculum catalyzes an emerging discourse upon the fate and future of architectural theory in our time. It gathers philosophical reflections, historical diagnoses, and polemical arguments from a younger generation of teachers, writers, academics, historians, and theorists who are each charged with teaching architectural theory to new generations of students in the classroom. Together they reassess the standard ways in which...

Rome Teaching Workshop 2022

The AE Rome Teaching Fellows for Summer 2022 are:
Michael Osman (University of California, Los Angeles)
Roberto Daminiani (University of Toronto)
Vanessa Grossman (Delft University)
Anna Neimark (Sci Arc)
Irina Davidovici (ETH, Zurich)

The Rome Teaching Workshop 2022 will bring together a cohort of five teaching fellows to Rome for 3-4 days each between in May and June 2022,...

Jacques Rancière: How does Architecture Distribute the Sensible?

Philosopher Jacques Rancière will debate his philosophy of equality, aesthetics, dissensus and the question of how architecture “distributes the sensible” with four architectural theorists: Peggy Deamer, Anthony Vidler, Michael Young and Joan Ockman.

Is there an Object-Oriented Architecture?

Is there an Object-Oriented Architecture? brings Graham Harman’s philosophy into confrontation with architecture. As one of the leading thinkers in the Speculative Realism movement, Harman has developed a unique realist position in philosophy that sees the universe as a carnival of equal objects with no hierarchy between humans and nonhumans. In his model, Unicorns, triangles, bicycles, neutrons, and humans are all...

Theory’s Curriculum e-flux Symposium

This one–day event addressed who our architectural theory syllabi represent, what theoretical objects or concerns they should address, and why we should continue to teach architectural theory today? The program included the launch and presentation of the e–flux Architecture project, Theory's Curriculum, as well as responses to the project by twelve panelists.

Theory’s Curriculum AA Roundtable

This half–day roundtable addressed presented the Theory's Curriculum e–flux Architecture project to a London audience at the Architectural Association. The program included an introduction to the project by Joseph Bedford and responses by five panelists: Mark Morris, Mollie Claypool, Mario Carpo, Pier Vittorio Aureli, Jane Rendell.

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