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The Art Glass Wall
The "Art Glass Wall" was conceived by architects Gensler and Associates and consists of 56 panels of carved glass held in place by polished steel brackets; each row of panels…
Santiago Calatrava's Sundial Bridge: Angle of Inspiration
San Francisco has its Golden Gate and Florence has its Ponte Vecchio, and now Redding, California, has its Sundial, the first bridge designed in America by the world-renowned architect and…
Illustrating Architecture 1: Tools and Techniques of the Trade
Dick Shook is an architectural-illustrator who has offered building design, from commercial and residential-renovation to new construction, throughout his professional career. In this comprehensive how-to program, Dick demonstrates the fundamental…
Illustrating Architecture 2: Beginning Your Illustration
Dick Shook is an architectural-illustrator who has offered building design, from commercial and residential-renovation to new construction, throughout his professional career. In this comprehensive how-to program, Dick demonstrates the fundamental…
Illustrating Architecture 3: Completing Your Illustration
Dick Shook is an architectural-illustrator who has offered building design, from commercial and residential-renovation to new construction, throughout his professional career. In this comprehensive how-to program, Dick demonstrates the fundamental…

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The Art Glass Wall
Part of the Series: Art and Architecture Series
The "Art Glass Wall" was conceived by architects Gensler and Associates and consists of 56 panels of carved glass held in place by polished steel brackets; each row of panels is individually lit with fiber optics installed in a curved wall. The Wallach Glass Studio developed the concept from the…
Frank Gehry - An Architecture of Joy
Frank Gehry sees himself as an artist first, and then as an architect, working much as an artist would. He has translated the vocabulary of contemporary art into an architectural language of his own, disobeying the rules of his profession and questioning its historic conventions. Like Rauschenberg, Johns, and Warhol,…
Beyond Utopia - Changing Attitudes in American Architecture
In 1982, at the height of the postmodernist adventure in architecture we visit 4 practices: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, Frank Gehry, Michael Graves and Peter Eisenman - all proteges of Philip Johnson. These innovators rejected the European modernism of Mies and Corbusier in search of alternative directions. Since…
Diller Scofidio + Renfro - Reimagining Lincoln Center and the High Line
Diller Scofidio + Renfro has long been at the forefront of design. The interdisciplinary design firm, founded in 1979, first stirred interest with its provocative exhibitions of theoretically based projects that blurred the boundaries between art and architecture. In 1999, Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio, the firm's founding principals, were…
Louis Sullivan - The Struggle for American Architecture
Louis H. Sullivan (1856-1924) was one of the most celebrated architects to come out of the Chicago School of architecture in the late 1800s. He is often called the "father of the skyscraper" and the "prophet of modern architecture." Sullivan also coined the most famous phrase ever to come out…
Santiago Calatrava's Sundial Bridge: Angle of Inspiration
Part of the Series: Art and Architecture Series
San Francisco has its Golden Gate and Florence has its Ponte Vecchio, and now Redding, California, has its Sundial, the first bridge designed in America by the world-renowned architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava. Narrated by actress Jill Eikenberry ("LA Law"), this beautifully made program not only documents the process of…
Illustrating Architecture 1: Tools and Techniques of the Trade
Part of the Series: Art and Architecture Series
Dick Shook is an architectural-illustrator who has offered building design, from commercial and residential-renovation to new construction, throughout his professional career. In this comprehensive how-to program, Dick demonstrates the fundamental illustration techniques used by architect designers. In the first part of this how-to program, Dick presents the tools and supplies…
Illustrating Architecture 2: Beginning Your Illustration
Part of the Series: Art and Architecture Series
Dick Shook is an architectural-illustrator who has offered building design, from commercial and residential-renovation to new construction, throughout his professional career. In this comprehensive how-to program, Dick demonstrates the fundamental illustration techniques used by architect designers. In the second part of this how-to program, Dick introduces a perspective chart used…
Illustrating Architecture 3: Completing Your Illustration
Part of the Series: Art and Architecture Series
Dick Shook is an architectural-illustrator who has offered building design, from commercial and residential-renovation to new construction, throughout his professional career. In this comprehensive how-to program, Dick demonstrates the fundamental illustration techniques used by architect designers. In the third part of this how-to program, Dick shows the drawing of the…
Ellsworth Kelly & Jack Shear: - Kindred Aesthetics, Mt. Lebanon Shaker Village
The Shaker movement in America was founded by Ann Lee, a member of a religious sect near Manchester, England, that prophesized the imminent second appearance of Christ on earth. They were referred to as "Shaking Quakers" due to their ecstatic movements during worship. Ann Lee immigrated to America in 1774,…
The Hidden Art of Islam - Interpretations of the Quran in Islamic Art
PBS
Muslim belief and tradition specifies that there should be no depictions of God or the Prophet Muhammad. In religious contexts, this constraint on what artists can depict extends to human figures and other living creatures as well. These prohibitions have inspired a rich visual culture based on calligraphy, Arabesque floral…
Art Spaces - The Design of the Barnes Foundation, Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts & Bloch Building - Nelson-Atkins Museum
Part of the Series: Cool Spaces
Explore the most beautiful art spaces including the Barnes Foundation (Philadelphia, PA), Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture (Charlotte, NC), and Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City, MO) in this episode of COOL SPACES. Hosted by architect and teacher Stephen Chung.