Wednesday 26 October 2011, 18:30
Auditorium SG, EPFL
As part of the exhibition Las Vegas Studio, Images from the archives of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown
Metaphors We Live In
After a long trip in Asia, Sarah Williams will talk about Venturi and Scott Brown’s influence in Asia, and more generally about meaning in architecture, VSBA’s contribution to that discussion, and where we can take that discussion today.
Sarah Williams Goldhagen is a leading figure in the understanding and interpretation of modern and contemporary architecture. Scholar, critic, teacher, and advisor, Goldhagen is deeply committed to enhancing the intellectual, aesthetic, and social lives of people by shaping people’s understanding of the built environment as well as its design. Believing that architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design demands and deserves multifaceted, high-level, and accessible analysis and explication, she addresses designers and the broader public with intellectually sophisticated, linguistically clear writing