March 10, 2011

Freudian Architecture

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Peter Eisenman ‘54, world-renowned architect and Cornell graduate, gave his third lecture at Cornell in two years on Wednesday night. He is known for his heavily theoretical approach to design and his work is often thought of as representative of the deconstructivist and late modernist movement. Eisenman was also a member of the New York Five, an unofficial group of five architects whose projects were often considered an exploration of pure modernism.

Original Author: Jackie Krasnokutskaya