Pierre Chareau’s Masion de Verre with Kenneth Frampton in New York
Where: The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave.
212-423-3200 Price: $15 General; $12 Students and Seniors; $10 Members
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The Ware Professor of Architecture, Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, gives insight into the Maison de Verre, Pierre Chareau’s signature building in Paris.
Kenneth Frampton is Ware Professor of Architecture at Columbia GSAPP, where he has taught since 1972. He was trained as an architect at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London and has worked as an architect and as an architectural historian and critic. In addition to Columbia, Frampton has taught at a number of leading institutions including the Royal College of Art in London, the ETH in Zurich, the Berlage Institute in Amsterdam, EPFL in Lausanne and the Accademia di Architettura in Mendrisio.
Among his published work: His books include Modern Architecture: A Critical History (1980) and Studies in Tectonic Culture (1995).
In 2002 a collection of Frampton’s writings over a period of 35 years was collated and published under the title Labour, Work and Architecture.Buy tickets/get more info now