Daniels Faculty Evening Lecture: Architectural Theorist and Critic Kenneth Frampton
“Alvar Aalto and the Future of the Modern Project: The Prospects for a Corporeal Rationality”
Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Room 103, 230 College Street
Frampton’s work as a writer and teacher has had a profound influence in the field of architecture. Over the course of his career, he has written countless books and essays on architecture, including Modern Architecture and the Critical Present (1980), Studies in Tectonic Culture (1995), and an updated fourth edition of Modern Architecture: A Critical History (2007). Prominent awards include: the American Institute of Architects National Honours Award (1985), the Médaille d'Or of the Parisian Académie d'Architecture (1987), the AIA New York Chapter Award of Merit (1988) and the Topaz Medal for excellence in architectural education from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (1990), among others. Frampton's lecture is titled: Alvar Aalto and the Future of the Modern Project: The Prospects for a Corporeal Rationality.