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Lecture - James Oleg Kruhly FAIA - January 27, 2016 - 6:00pm

"Crafting the Poetry of Place"

David Cunningham will give a lecture titled "Crafting the Poetry of Place," on Wednesday, January 27 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. Kruhly is founder and principal of KRUHLYARCHITECTS in Philadelphia and has a Master of Architecture degree from Yale. He is a  Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a gold medalist of the Philadelphia Chapter of the AIA and designed the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center here at University Park. The Library has gathered the following selection of his publiished works.

"In Season Restaurant, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1979;architects: James Oleg Kruhly."
Architectural record 166.5 (Oct 1979): 105,110.

"Born again: New Hackensack Reformed Church, Wappingers Falls, New York, James Oleg Kruhly + Associates, Architect."
Gaskie, Margaret. Architectural record 180.3 (Mar 1992): [92-97].

Monuments to money: the architecture of American banks.
Belfoure C. Jefferson, N.C: McFarland & Co; 2005.

The new city home: smart design for metro living.
Clagett LP. Newtown, CT: Taunton Press; 2002.

posted: January 26, 2016.

 

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Lecture - David Cunningham - December 2, 2015 - 6:00pm

"The Architecture of Autonomy and the Autonomy of Architecture: Tafuri, Tronti and Neoliberalism"

David Cunningham will give a lecture titled "The Architecture of Autonomy and the Autonomy of Architecture: Tafuri, Tronti and Neoliberalism," on Wednesday, December 2nd at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. Dr. Cunningham is Deputy Director of the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture and a Reader in Modern Literature and Culture at the University of Westminster in London. With degrees from Kings College, Cambridge as well as the Universities of Sussex and Westminster, Cunningham's interests and publications know few boundaries within the Arts & Humanities. The Library has gathered a few of his publications, mostly focusing on urban theory and modernism.


"The Ambassadors of Nil: Notes on the Zombie Apocalypse."
Cunningham, David I. from: Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Culture: Post-Millennial Perspectives on the End of the World. New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014. p. 175-190.

"Architecture and the politics of aesthetics: autonomy, heteronomy and the philosophy of art."
Cunningham, David I. from: The missed encounter of radical philosophy with architecture. Bloomsbury, London ; New York: 2015, p. 35-53.

"Metropolitics, or, Architecture and the Contemporary Left."
Cunningham, David I. from: Architecture Against the Post- Political: Essays in Reclaiming the Critical Project. London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014. p. 11-30.

"Afterword: Communism, modernity and memories of the everyday.:
Cunningham, David I. from: The everyday of memory: between communism and post-communism. London ; Oxford : 2013. p. 291-306.

"The architecture of money: Jameson, abstraction and form."
Cunningham, David I. from: The political unconscious of architecture : re-opening Jameson's narrative. Farnham : Ashgate, 2012. p. 37-55.

"Kraftwerk and the image of modernity."
Cunningham, David I. from: Kraftwerk: music non-stop. New York ; London : Continuum, 2011. p. 44-62.

"Thinking the urban: on recent writings on philosophy and the city."
Cunningham David. City. v13. n4. 2009. p517-530.

"Walking into walls: Academic freedom, the Israeli Left and the occupation within."
Cunningham David. Radical Philosophy. v150. 2008. p67-70.

"Architecture as critical knowledge."
Cunningham, David I. from: Critical architecture. London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.

"Architecture in the age of global modernity: Tafuri, Jameson and enclave theory."
Cunningham, David I. from: As Radical as Reality Itself: Essays on Marxism and Art for the 21st Century. Oxford ; New York : Peter Lang, 2007. p.283-315.

"Living in the slashing grounds: Jack the Ripper, monopoly rent and the new heritage."
Cunningham, David I. from: Jack the Ripper: Media, Culture, History. Manchester, UK ; Manchester University Press : 2007.

"Slumming it - Mike Davis's grand narrative of urban revolution."
Cunningham David. Radical Philosophy. v142. 2007. p8-18.

"Making an example of Duchamp."
Cunningham, David I. from: Dada culture: critical texts on the avant-garde. Avant-garde critical studies (18). Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2006. p. 254-281.

"The concept of metropolis - Philosophy and urban form."
Cunningham David. Radical Philosophy. v133, 2005, p13-25.

"On Surrealism and Architecture (With Some Stylistic Apologies to André Breton)."
Cunningham David & Jon Goodbun. Architectural Design. v75. n2. 2005. p66-69.

 

posted: November 30, 2015.

 

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Comic strip: November 11th, 2015 daily strip from "Unshelved" by Gene Ambaum & Bill Barnes. www.unshelved.com Copyright by Overdue Media LLC.

Used with Permission

Warning! Fun Books Allowed!

While we strive to maintain a quality academic collection to support your educational and research goals, we are not above selecting items strictly for their fun factor. So if anyone is looking for a little light reading during the holiday break, may we suggest the following:

Why on earth would anyone build that? : modern architecture explained.
Zukowsky, John.
-- A fun yet informative little expository romp through past and recent design trends. Would make an excellent gift for that aesthetically challenged relative who thinks their split level house is cutting edge.

Robert Moses : master builder of New York City.
Christin, Pierre.
-- A graphic novel biography of Robert Moses. Super Hero of Villain? That's for you to decide.

Trailerama.
Noyes, Phil.
-- A coffee table history of the camping trailer. A must see if only to catch a glimpse of leisure fashion trends over the years.

The new nomads : temporary spaces and a life on the move
Ehmann, Sven.
-- A recent survey of innovative designs in the world of portable and temporary shelters.
 
Damascus tiles : Mamluk and Ottoman architectural ceramics from Syria.
Millner, Arthur.
-- A big and beautiful book of eye candy for those who dream of tiles of blue. With ample text for those willing to go beyond the pictures.

Furnitecture : furniture that transforms space.
Yudina, Anna.
-- A compact sourcebook chock full of desigers that believe furniture should create space, rather than just merely fill space.

Rock the shack : the architecture of cabins, cocoons and hide-outs.
Borges, Sofia.
Hide and seek : the architecture of cabins and hide-outs.
Borges, Sofia.
-- Two tomes to prove it's never too early to fantasize about your Thoreau-tasticly designed retirement abode.

 

posted: November 16, 2015.

 

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Lecture - Giorgia Aquilar - November 11, 2015 - 6:00pm

“Evolutionary Landscapes in the Age of Imperfection”

Giorgia Aquilar, the 2015 A.E. Bye Research Fellow, will give a lecture titled "Evolutionary Landscapes in the Age of Imperfection" on Wednesday, November 11 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. Aquilar is research fellow at the University IUAV of Venice and adjunct professor at the University of Naples Federico II.

At the intersection between theoretical investigation and design research, Aquilar’s teaching and scholarship focus on the relation between existing heritage and the transformation of architectures, landscapes, and cities. Within this framework, her ongoing studies on landscape architect A.E.Bye are part of a wider book project about evolutionary paradigms, strategies, and devices for inherited landscapes hovering between preservation and change.

We have pulled the following items on the work of A.E. Bye:

"Learning from A. E. Bye."
Thomas, Ren. Land Forum n3 1999. p68-73.

Moods in the landscape.
Bye, A. E.. Washington, DC : Spacemaker Press, 1999.

"Shadows and light."
Denler, Janell M. Garden Design v15 n6 December 1996. p80-87.

"A subtle hand."
Rodriguez, Alicia. Landscape Architecture. v86 n5 May 1996. p82-87, 102-104.

Abstracting the landscape : the artistry of landscape architect A.E. Bye.
Howett, Catherine M. University Park, Pa. : Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Pennsylvania State University, 1990.

"A. E. Bye."
Ward, Alan. from: Built landscapes : gardens in the Northeast. Brattleboro, Vt. : Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 1984. p44-49.

"A. E. Bye."
Douglas, William Lake. from Garden design : history, principles, elements, practice. New York : Simon and Schuster, 1984. p178-179.

Art into landscape, landscape into art.
Bye, A. E. Mesa, Ariz. : PDA Publishers Corp., 1983.

"The landscape art of A. E. Bye."
Rainey, Reuben M. Princeton Journal v2 1985 p114-123.

posted: November 10, 2015.

 

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Lecture - Timothy Beatley - November 4th, 6pm

“Designing Cities that Love Nature”

Timothy Beatley is the Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities, and chair of the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning, School of Architecture at the University of Virginia (UVA), where he has taught for the last twenty-eight years.

Beatley directs the Biophilic Cities Project at UVA (biophiliccities.org) and is co-director of UVA’s Center for Design and Health within the School of Architecture. He holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an M.A. in Political Science from UNC, a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Oregon, and a Bachelor of City Planning from UVA.

Professor Beatley is also a prolific writer and has been one of the more consistent authors for Island Press for over fifteen years. His books are heavily used here at Penn State and currently most of his books are checked out. Given that we are in the heart of the term paper season, we are loathe to play the Grinch to the students of Whoville and snatch the books back for the lecture. So in lieu of the checked out titles on the list below, we have pulled a couple of handfuls of the journal Planning, for which Beatley has written "Ever Green," a bimonthly column where he opines on topics ranging from transportation inequality, to restorative farming to lessons from a snail.

Blue Urbanism : Exploring Connections between Cities and Oceans.
Beatley, Timothy. Washington, DC : Island Press, 2014.

Sustainable urban development reader.
Wheeler, Stephen and Timothy Beatley. London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014.  

Green Cities of Europe : Global Lessons on Green Urbanism.
Beatley, Timothy. Washington, DC : Island Press/Center for Resource Economics, 2012.

Green cities of Europe : global lessons on green urbansim.
Beatley, Timothy. Washington, DC : Island Press, 2012.  

Biophilic cities : integrating nature into urban design and planning.
Beatley, Timothy. Washington, DC : Island Press, 2011.

"Green communities and the redefininf of community wealth."
Beatley, Timothy. from: Green community. Piedmont-Palladino, Susan. Chicago, IL : American Planning Association ; Washington, DC : National Building Museum, 2009.

Resilient cities : responding to peak oil and climate change.
Newman, Peter. Timothy Beatley, and Heather Boyer. Washington, DC : Island Press, 2009.

"Toward biophilic cities: Strategies for integrating nature into urban design."
Beatley, Timothy. from: Biophilic design : the theory, science, and practice of bringing buildings to life. Kellert, Stephen R. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2008.

Native to nowhere : sustaining home and community in a global age.
Beatley, Timothy. Washington, DC : Island Press, 2004.

An introduction to coastal zone management.
Beatley, Timothy. Washington, DC : Island Press, 2002.

Green urbanism : learning from European cities.
Beatley, Timothy. Washington, D.C. : Island Press, 2000.

The ecology of place : planning for environment, economy and community.
Beatley, Timothy and Kristy Manning. Washington, DC : Island Press, 1997.

After the hurricane : linking recovery to sustainable development in the Caribbean.
Berke, Philip and Timothy Beatley. Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.

Habitat conservation planning : endangered species and urban growth.
Beatley, Timothy. Austin : University of Texas Press, 1994.

Ethical land use : principles of policy and planning.
Beatley, Timothy. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

 

posted: November 3, 2015.

 

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Lecture - Amale Andraos and Dan Wood - October 28th, 6:00pm

“WORKac”

Amale Andraos, dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and Dan Wood, both principals of WORKac, will be giving a lecture on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Stuckeman Jury Space. The lecture accompanies an ongoing exhibit of WORKac's project L'Assemblée Radieuse in the Stuckeman School's Rouse Gallery. The lecture and a reception to follow are both free and open to the public.

Here are a few books & journal articles featuring their work:

"Manhattan Rainbow."
Shapiro, Gideon Fink. Domus. n958. May2012. p80-87.  

"Crosslines: Amale Andraos and Dan Wood Built Work AC with the Help of Fashion Clients [Interview]."
Andraos, Amale, Dan Wood, and Edie Cohen. Interior design. v82. n4. April2011. p63-64.

"Text Message: Amale Andraos, the Cofounder of Work AC Talks about Mentors, Kurt Cobain, and the Glories of Sleep Deprivation."
Andraos, Amale. Metropolis. v30. n2. Oct2010. p116.

"On all Levels: Work AC's Multistory New York Loft for Lela Rose can Handle Everything from Family Life to Fashion shows."
Kristal, Marc. Interior design. v81. n12 Oct2010. p164-173.

“Public Farm 1 ( P.F.1.)”
from: Design ecologies : essays on the nature of design. Tilder, Lisa. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, c2010. p.130-145.

Above the pavement--the farm! : architecture & agriculture at P.F.1.
Andraos, Amale. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2010.

"A New York Practice Standardises some of the most Famous Urban Design Proposals in History, with Eye-Opening Results."
Kolb, J. Architectural Review. v226. n1350. Aug 2009. p76-81.

"WORK Architecture Company's Diane Von Furstenberg Studio, New York."
 Merkel, Jayne. Architectural Design v79.n1. Jan-Feb 2009: p104-107.

"On the Cusp: Amale Andraos and Dan Wood - a Pair of OMA Alums - Emerge from the Long Shadow of Rem Koolhaas."
Hagberg, Eva. Metropolis. v27. n1. July/Aug2007. p90-p94, 97-99.

"Generating Form through Program [WORK Architecture Company]."
Greenberg, Randi. Architectural record. v193. v4; April 2005. p95-96.

posted: October 27, 2015.

 

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Lecture - Mark Focht - October 22nd, Noon

2015 Penn State Alumni Fellow

Mark Focht (’83 BS LArch) will give an informal lunchtime talk in the Stuckeman Jury Space. Focht is first deputy commissioner for Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PPR), where he is responsible for operations, planning, property management, ecosystem management, and security for the 10,100-acre system. He oversees a staff of more than 385 and an annual operating budget of $24.1 million for PPR, which includes 150 parks, 156 recreation centers and playgrounds, and 71 outdoor swimming pools. Prior to his PPR appointment, Focht was executive director of Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park system and director of the park’s Environment, Stewardship, and Education Division. Focht is a fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and is currently immediate past-president of the society.

We have pulled a few items in an attempt to show the variety of parks under Mr. Focht's purview.

"Special interests: in Philadelphia, an influx of young new residents is driving the creation of parks for niche audiences."
Saffron, Inga. Landscape architecture. 2014. V104. n1. p114-125.

"James Corner Field Operations: Race Street Pier and Connector, Philadelphia, 2012."
Lotus international. n150. Jul 2012. p52-53.

Metropolitan paradise : the struggle for nature in the city : Philadelphia's Wissahickon Valley, 1620-2020.
Contosta, David R. & Carol Franklin. Philadelphia : Saint Joseph's University Press, 2010.

The history of Penn Treaty Park
Milano, Kenneth W. Charleston, SC : History Press, 2009.

Historic landmarks of Philadelphia
Moss, Roger W. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.

"Well-kept secret: a 27-yer-old vest-pocket park with unusual detailing has stood the test of time in Philadelphia's dense Center City."
Jost, Daniel. Landscape architecture. v98. n9. Sep 2008. p118-125.

"The value of urban open space: Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square illustrates how urban public open space can add value to adjacent private properties."
Huffman, Richard. Urban land. V65. n1. Jan 2006. p108-111.

"All-inclusive architecture [Schuylkill River Skatepark].
Desai, Anuj. Dwell. v6. n6. Jun 2006. p146,148,150.

"Ingredients for successful public spaces."
Houstoun, Lawrence O. Urban land. v65. n10. Oct 2006. p100-105.

"The "creative class" and the gentrifying city: skateboarding in Philadelphia's Love Park."
Howell, Ocean. Journal of architectural education. v59. n2. Nov 2005. p32-42.

"City currents: Philadelphia's new waterfront begins to emerge after thirty-three years."
Stein, Linda. Landscape architecture. v90. n11. Nov 2000. p48,50-51,53.

New Land Marks : public art, community, and the meaning of place.
Bach, Penny Balkin. Washington, DC : Editions Ariel, 2001.

An architectural guidebook to Philadelphia.
Morrone, Francis. Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, 1999.

Building the city beautiful : the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Brownlee, David Bruce. Philadelphia, Pa. : The Museum : Distributed by the University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989.

"Fairmount Park's changing role in city life:a 19th century Philadelphia landmark adapts to 20th century uses and values."
Major, Judith K. Urban land. v44. n2. Feb 1985. p18-21.

Fairmount, Philadelphia's park : a history.
White, Theophilus Ballou. Philadelphia : Art Alliance Press, 1975.

Fairmount park and the international exhibition at Philadelphia
Keyser, Charles Shearer. Philadelphia : Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1876.

 

posted: October 20, 2015.

 

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Lecture - Todd Kohli - September 25th, Noon

“The Road to Here: Projects and Trajectories”

Todd Kohli (’98 BLA) will give a lunchtime talk about his career path and current work as a principal at the San Francisco office of Populous. Kohli is an award-winning landscape architect with more than 16 years of experience in landscape design and site planning and was previously a principal at EDAW/AECOM. Todd is a member of the San Francisco District Urban Land Institute executive committee, as well as vice chair of the Global Exchange Council.

We have pulled a few items in preparation for Mr. Kohli's lecture, namely books and journals featuring the Midtown Tokyo project that Todd worked on while at his previous firm EDAW/AECOM.

"The Value of Open Space."
Kohli, Todd. Populous - Todd Kohli Blog on September 17, 2015. http://populous.com/posts/the-value-of-open-space/.

"Todd Kohli."
Marchetti, Michele. ed. from: Stuckeman works, 1963-2013. University Park, PA : Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, 2013. p91.

The Bigger Picture: Designing Better Places.
Sweet, Fay. ed. London : Black Dog, 2009.

"Land reuse in Tokyo Midtown."
Elsea, Daniel. Topos: the international review of landscape architecture and urban design n69 2009. p52-57.
 
"Found in translation: Tokyo's new green, mixed-use midtown project is designed to create an urban oasis."
Kohli, Todd. Urban land. v66 n4 April 2007. p94-97.

"Tokyo Midtown."
Pollock, Naomi R. Architectural record1. v195 n11 November 2007. p122-129.

"Competing interests."
Bennett, Paul. Landscape architecture, 12/1997, Volume 87, Issue 12, p32,34-37.

 

posted: September 23, 2015.

 

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Banner image showing empty space on the shelf where the book "S,M,L,XL" would be if it was not checked out.

S,M,L,XL:  Where's Your Copy?

October 2015 marks the twentieth anniversary of the publication of the groundbreaking, and potentially toe shattering monograph S,M,L,XL showcasing the work of Rem Koolhaas and his firm, The Office for Metropolitan Architecture. To commemorate the event, the folks at The Journal of Architectural Education are asking Where is your S,M,L,XL? Is it within reach of your office chair? Is it propping open your office door? They are soliciting photos of your copy of S.M.L.XL to publish on the JAE website. See below for more details.

As for the Library's copy, we've included our most recent photo above. As you can see, good ol' NA1153.K64K66 1995 isn't home. In fact it doesn't spend much time on our shelf. We were a bit late to the 1344 page party, not receiving our copy until 1997. Since then it has been checked out 173 times, been placed on course reserve numerous times and rebound at least once. It is frequently the subject of recall wars between our patrons and was most recently checked out on September 6th.

For those who would like to participate in JAE's photo essay, please show them your images using #SMLXL on Instagram and Twitter or send them to: jae@acsa-arch.org so they can publish them as a collection on the JAE website. Include your name, the location of the photograph, and the date it was taken. The deadline in September 30, 2015.

We have submitted a photo of our gap in the stacks and look forward to seeing other people's copies of S,M,L,XL.

 

 posted: September 21, 2015.

 

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Lecture - Peter Eisenman - September 18, 2015 - 5:30pm

Peter Eisenman will give a lecture on Friday, September 18  at 5:30 p.m in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. Eisenman is an internationally recognized architect and educator whose award-winning large-scale housing and urban design projects, innovative facilities for educational institutions, and series of inventive private houses attest to a career of excellence in design. The lecture is free and open to the public.

For more information on Peter Eisenman's work, refer to his website at: http://www.eisenmanarchitects.com/

While the library enjoys gathering materials related to Stuckeman lectures, preparing for Peter Eisenman was no simple task. Trying to assemble a brief, yet representative bibliography of his career was like trying to cook a single bowl of vegetable soup. The soup pot, or in our case, the book cart, was quickly overflowing yet we know that there are still key ingredients missing. Successful or not, we have gathered a small handful of publications that provide a taste of the writings, critiques and buildings of Peter Eisenman.


"With drawings I'm not trying to represent something. I'm trying to make it real."
Eisenman, Peter. Iman Ansari. Architectural Review v233. n1395. May 2013. p80-89.

"Peter Eisenman: City of Culture of Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain."
GA document. 116. May 2011, p78-103.

Ten canonical buildings 1950-2000.
Eisenman, Peter. New York : Rizzoli. 2008.

Tracing Eisenman : Peter Eisenman complete works.
Davidson, Cynthia C. New York : Rizzoli, 2006.

Peter Eisenman : Barefoot on white-hot walls.
Eisenman, Peter. Ostfildern-Ruit : Hatje Cantz, 2004.

Eisenman inside out : selected writings, 1963-1988.
Eisenman, Peter. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2004.

Blurred zones : investigations of the interstitial : Eisenman Architects, 1988-1998.
Benjamin, Andrew E. New York : Monacelli Press, 2002.

Chora L works : Jacques Derrida and Peter Eisenman.
Derrida, Jacques. New York : Monacelli Press, 1997.

Eleven authors in search of a building : the Aronoff Center for Design and Art at the University of Cincinnati.
Davidson, Cynthia C. New York : Monacelli Press, 1996.

Eisenman architects : selected and current works.
Eisenman, Peter. Victoria, Australia : The Images Publishing, 1995.

"Eisenman (and company) respond."
Progressive Architecture. v76. n2. Feb 1995. p88-91.

"Eisenman's bogus avant-garde."
Ghirardo, Diane. Progressive Architecture. v75. n11. Nov 1994. p70-73.

Peter Eisenman's House VI : the client's response
Frank, Suzanne S. New York : Whitney Library of Design, 1994.

Peter Eisenman : opere e progetti.
Ciorra, Pippo. Milano : Electa, 1993.

Five architects : twenty years later.
Eisenman, Peter. College Park, Md. : University of Maryland, 1992.

House X.
Eisenman, Peter. New York, N.Y. : Rizzoli, 1982.

Five architects : Eisenman, Graves, Gwathmey, Hejduk, Meier.
Museum of Modern Art. New York : Oxford University Press, 1975.

 posted: September 11, 2015.

 

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collage of various book covers

We've Got the Books!

Remember books? They're much like a papery blog, but with tactile heft and analog page turning and bookmarks. Anyway, while our vast and valued patrons were away for the Summer, we were busy hunting and gathering new books for our collection. Many of which would look just wonderful on your bookshelf, in your brand new backpack, or better yet, in your eager little hands.

Come on down and check out our New Book table (at the bottom of the ramp) or browse our online New Book List. Here are a few that caught our eye over the Summer:

We've added several titles on design drawing, graphics & presentation,  including the following:

Visual Notes for Architects and Designers
Crowe, Norman
--2nd edition, the cover is now white, NOT red

How to Render: the Fundamentals of Light, Shadow and Reflectivity
Robertson, Scott

Representing Landscapes: Digital
Amoroso, Nadia
--featuring some Penn Stae Student work

Drawn to Design : Analyzing Architecture Through Freehand Drawing
Jenkins, Eric J.

Design Basics, Drafting Basics, 3D Design Basics, Presentation Basics
Fullmer, Donna Lynne.
--v.4 Presentation Basics has a few chapters and exercises on skills needed to give a presentation such as verbal skills, business etiquette, body language, etc.

Architectural Drawing : a Visual Compendium of Types and Methods  
Yee, Rendow
-- the new, 4th edition

collage of various book covers

posted: August 26, 2015

 

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Stuckeman School Student wins Second Prize in Libraries Research Award

Andrew Madl, 5th yr LArch, earned second prize in the Annual Library Award for Undergraduate Research on Sustainability and the Environment. Madl’s work and interest in design is heavily influenced by the artwork of Salvador Dali, with the goal of transforming everyday spaces into unique spatial experiences. Over the past five years, Madl has held internships with Michael van Valkenburgh Associates and Landworks Studio. He has been awarded the 2014 Golumbic Scholarship from the Pennsylvania State University College of Arts and Architecture and a Pennsylvania/Delaware ASLA Honor Award. After graduation, Madl will be attending the Harvard Graduate School of Design for graduate studies.

For more information on the other prize winners, please refer to the official Libraries release.

posted: April 28, 2015

 

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Lecture - Wendell Burnette - April 2, 2015 - 7:00pm

Wendell Burnette will give a lecture on Thursday, April 2  at 7:00 p.m in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. A native of Nashville, Mr. Burnette cut his architectural teeth for three years at Taliesin West and over a decade with William Bruder before branching out on his own in 1996. He is licensed in the states of Arizona, Utah & WIsconsin and is a Professor of Practice at Arizona State University where he has been teaching since 2000.

For more information on Wendell Burnette's work, refer to his website at: http://wendellburnettearchitects.com

In preparation for his lecture, we have pulled the following materials featuring his work:

Local architecture.
MacKay-Lyons, Brian. New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2015.

"Land, Sky and Seasons."
Britt, Aaron. Dwell. v13 July/August 2013. p126-131.

"Phoenix Rising."
Dougherty, Margot. Dwell. v13 July/August 2013. p92-99.

Modern shoestring: contemporary architecture on a budget.
Sirefman, Susanna. New York, NY: Monacelli Press, 2008.

Whereabouts: new architecture with local identities.
Sirefman, Susanna. New York, NY: Monacelli Press, 2004.

Burnette studio/residence.
Burnette, Wendell. Gloucester, Mass.: Rockport, 2001.

House: American houses for the new century.
Barreneche, Raul A. Cathy Lang Ho. New York, NY: Universe Publishing, 2001.

40 architects around 40.
Thompson, Jessica Cargill. Cologne, Germany: Taschen, 2000.

 posted: March 31, 2015.

 

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Lecture - Paola Moya - March 25, 2015 - 6:00pm

“Pursuing Your Dreams and Inspiring Positive Change Through Architecture”

Paola Moya will give a lecture titled “Pursuing Your Dreams and Inspiring Positive Change Through Architecture” on Wednesday, March 25 at 6:00 p.m in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. Moya is the CEO of the product design firm inNuevo as well as a principal of the architectural firm Marshall Moya Design, both located in Washington, D.C. Born in Bogota, Columbia, Moya has architecture degrees from Montgomery College and Catholic University as well as her finance certification from the Wharton School of Business. For more information about her firms' work, refer to their respective websites: http://www.innuevo.com & http://marshallmoya.com

Ms. Moya has suggested the following items as an introduction to her lecture:

Beyond Shelter : Architecture and Human Dignity.
Aquilino, Marie Jeannine. New York, NY : Metropolis Books : D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, 2011.

Delivering Happiness : a Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose.
Hsieh, Tony. New York : Business Plus, 2010.

How much does your building weigh, Mr. Foster?
López Amado, Norberto.; Carcas, Carlos. New York, N.Y. : First Run Features, 2010.

Rework.
Fried, Jason. New York : Crown Business, 2010.

"Being Renzo Piano."
Boeri, Stefano; Foppiano, Anna; et al. Abitare. 497 (Nov 2009).

Outliers : the Story of Success.
Gladwell, Malcolm, New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.

Design like you Give a Damn : Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crisis.
Architecture for Humanity. New York, NY : Metropolis Books, 2006.

A New Earth : Awakening to Your Life's Purpose.
Tolle, Eckhart. New York, N.Y. : Dutton/Penguin Group, 2005.

Good to Great : Why Some Companies Make the Leap-- and Others Don't.
Collins, James C. New York : HarperBusiness, 2001.

 

posted: March 23, 2015.

 

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Lecture - Wayne Weiseman - March 5, 2015 - 7:00pm

“From Design to Implementation: Putting Permaculture Systems on the Ground”

Wayne Weiseman will give a lecture titled “From Design to Implementation: Putting Permaculture Systems on the Ground” on Wednesday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. Weiseman is the founder of The Permaculture Project LLC, an education & design services company based in Carbondale IL and is a certified continuing education instructor by both the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) and the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).

Mr. Weiseman has requested the following items for preview before the lecture:

Creating a forest garden : working with nature to grow edible crops.
Crawford, Martin. Totnes : Green Books, 2010.

Earth user's guide to permaculture.
Morrow, Rosemary. Pymble, N.S.W. : Kangaroo Press, 2006.

Building green : a complete how-to guide to alternative building methods : earth plaster, straw bale, cordwood, cob, living roofs.
Snell, Clarke. New York : Lark Books, 2005.

Regenerative design for sustainable development.
Lyle, John Tillman. New York : John Wiley, 1994.

Permaculture : a designer's manual.
Mollison, B. C. Tyalgum, Australia : Tagari Publications, 1988.

Design for human ecosystems : landscape, land use, and natural resources.
Lyle, John Tillman. New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985.

 

posted: March 2, 2015.

 

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Lecture - Paula Scher - February 18, 2015 - 6:00pm

Reknown graphic designer Paula Scher, principal at Pentagram - New York, will give a lecture on Wednesday, February 18 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building.

For more information on the lecture, please refer to the official press release.

We have pulled a few books featuring some of Scher's work as well as the work of her firm, Pentagram. [http://www.pentagram.com]:  


"Paula Scher."
from: Graphic icons : visionaries who shaped modern graphic design. Clifford, John. Berkeley, California : Peachpit Press, 2014. p210-215.

"New Jersey Performaning Arts Center."
from": LetterScapes : a global survey of typographic installations. Saccani, Anna. London : Thames & Hudson, 2013. p224-231, 329.

Paula Scher : maps : paintings, installations, drawings and prints.
Scher, Paula. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2011.

"The Dark in the Middle of the Stairs."
Scher, Paula. from: Graphic design theory : readings from the field. Armstrong, Helen. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2009. p87-89.

"Paula Scher."
from: Inspirability : 40 top designers speak out about what inspires. Pash. Cincinnati, Ohio : HOW Design Books, 2005. p196-201.

"Paula Scher."
from: All access : the making of thirty extraordinary graphic designers. Bucher, Stefan G. Gloucester, Mass. : Rockport Publishers, 2004. p118-127.

Profile : Pentagram Design.
Yelavich, Susan. London ; New York : Phaidon, 2004.

Make it bigger.
Scher, Paula. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2002.

Pentagram book five.
Pentagram Design. New York : Monacelli Press, 1999.

The Compendium: Pentagram.
Gibbs, David. London : Phaidon Press Ltd., 1993.

Ideas on design.
Pentagram Design. London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1986.

Living by design.
Crosby, Theo. London : L. Humphries ; New York : Whitney Library of Design, 1978.

Pentagram: the work of five designers.
Crosby, Theo. London : Lund Humphries, 1972.


posted: February 17, 2015.

 

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Library Award for Undergraduate Research on Sustainability and the Environment

Stuckeman School students,

Once again, the Libraries are sponsoring the Library Award for Undergraduate Research on Sustainability and the Environment. First prize is $1000 with two additional $500 prizes being awarded. Research projects must be for a credit course at Penn State completed during the Summer 2014, Fall 2014, or Spring 2015 semesters.

Projects eligible for consideration:

  • Research papers
  • Multimedia projects (film, video, websites)
  • Fine arts (performances, installations, musical compositions, sculpture, etc.)
  • Architecture, urban design projects
  • Agricultural or engineering design projects
  • For other project ideas please email the Awards Committee at UL-UNDERGRAD-AWARD@lists.psu.edu

For details see:  http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/socialsciences/sustainability_award.html

posted: January 30, 2015

 

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Lecture - Anthony Birchler - January 28, 2015 - 6:00pm

“Paradigm Shift in the Relationship of Designer and Fabricator”

Anthony Birchler, PE, vice president of engineering/sales at A. Zahner Company, will give a lecture titled "Paradigm Shift in the Relationship of Designer and Fabricator" on Wednesday, January 28 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building.

For more information on the lecture, please refer to the official press release.

We have pulled the a few journals that feature some of the buildings that A. Zahner Company has collaborated on:

"Sculptural skins: digital fabrication comes into its own for creating precisely crafted, complex building envelopes, even on larger projects."
Minutillo, Josephine. Architectural record. 202.9 (Sep 2014): p136-138,140,142.

"Morphosis: new computing and informational science building--Gates Hall, Cornell University."
GA document 128 (Jul 2014): p38-59.

"Objet d'art: the Cleveland MOCA finally gets its first permanent home - inside a dramatic, jewel-like box."
Webb, Michael. Azure. 29.225 (Jul 2013): p31.

"Second skin: from high fashion to high performance."
Cockram, Michael. Architectural record. 200.4 (Apr 2012): p94-96, 98.

"Zahner cloud wall."
Linn, Charles. Architect. 100.9 (Sep 2011): p88,90-92.

"A clockwork shade."
Zeiger, Mimi. Architect. 100.2 (Feb 2011): p64-68.

"Art for art's sake: Art Gallery of Alberta."
Kaba, Shafraaz. Canadian architect. 56.1 (Jan 2011): p24-28.

"Power & Light Bridge."
Donoff, Elizabeth; Seward, Aaron. Architectural lighting. 24.5 (Jul 2010): p52-53.

"Morphosis: new academic building for Cooper Union."
GA document 91 (Jun 2006): p84-89.

"Herzog & de Meuron: the de Young Museum, San Francisco, California."
A + U: architecture and urbanism 5(428) (May 2006): p32-41.


posted: January 26, 2015.

 

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Bring Your Lunch to the Library

In conjunction with the new composting and recycling area just outside the doors of the library the Architecture & Landscape Architecture Library is experimenting with becoming a Food Allowed area.

Patrons may now bring food and drink into the Library to enjoy while using the library.  

Help us keep the library clean by using the provided paper bags stationed around the library to carry your waste out to the recycling and composting bins in the hall.

Spill something? Let us know at the service desk (we won’t yell at you-we promise!) or use the napkins that have been placed around the library for your convenience.

posted: November 11, 2014

 

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Lecture - Kimberly Mercurio - September 17, 2014 - 6:00pm

“A.E. Bye and Snow”

Kimberly Mercurio, the 2014 A.E. Bye Fellow, will give a lecture titled "A.E. Bye and Snow" on Wednesday, September 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building.

We have pulled the following items on the work of A.E. Bye:

"Learning from A. E. Bye."
Thomas, Ren. Land Forum n3 1999. p68-73.

"Shadows and light."
Denler, Janell M. Garden Design v15 n6 December 1996. p80-87.

"A subtle hand."
Rodriguez, Alicia. Landscape Architecture. v86 n5 May 1996. p82-87,102-104.

Abstracting the landscape : the artistry of landscape architect A.E. Bye.
Howett, Catherine M. University Park, Pa. : Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Pennsylvania State University, 1990.

"A. E. Bye."
Ward, Alan. from: Built landscapes : gardens in the Northeast. Brattleboro, Vt. : Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 1984. p44-49.

Art into landscape, landscape into art.
Bye, A. E. Mesa, Ariz. : PDA Publishers Corp., 1983.

"The landscape art of A. E. Bye."
Rainey, Reuben M. Princeton Journal v2 1985 p114-123.

posted: September 15, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Perry Kulper - September 12, 2014 - 6:00pm

“promiscuous surfaces + other tall tails”

Perry Kulper will give a lecture titled “promiscuous surfaces + other tall tails” on Friday, September 12 at 6:00 p.m in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. Perry Kulper is an architect and associate professor of architecture at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning. He has previously taught at SCI-Arc, the University of Pennsylvania and Arizona State University and has worked in the offices of Eisenman/Robertson, Robert A.M. Stern and Venturi, Rauch and Scott Brown.

Professor Kulper has requested the following items for preview before the lecture:

Drawing : the Motive Force of Architecture.
Cook, Peter. Chichester, West Sussex, England : Wiley, 2014.
eBook:  http://bit.ly/1q949Ro

Fathoming the unfathomable : archival ghosts and paradoxical shadows.
Chard, Nat., Kulper, Perry. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2014.

Drawing Architecture.
Spiller, Neil. entire issue of AD Architectural design v83 n5 September 2013.
eJournal:  http://bit.ly/1s5qHSt

 

posted: September 8, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Peter Lynch - September 10, 2014 - 6:00pm

"Thoughts about China"

Peter Lynch, will give a lecture titled “Thoughts about China” on Wednesday, September 10 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. Peter is a graduate of the Cooper Union and  has taught at numerous universities. Since 2010 he has co-directed Lynch+Song, a Beijing studio. (http://lynchandsong.com/en)

We have pulled the following items for preview before the lecture:

"Tectonic Dreams"
Lunch, Peter. from: Rise tectonic machines! : Construct the exigent city! Providence, R.I. : Rhode Island School of Design, Architecture Dept., Division of Architecture and Design; New York, N.Y. : Distributed by ORO Editions, 2013. p60-62.

"Villa for an Industrialist, Shenzhen, China 2009."
Kristal, Marc. from: Re:crafted : interpretations of craft in contemporary architecture and interiors . New York : Monacelli Press, 2010. p140-147.

"An imaginary reconstruction of the sky over Moscow."
Lynch, Peter. Beijing/New York. n5-6 2005. p24-27.

“Architectural Research in Academia.”
Lynch, Peter. Scroope : Cambridge Architecture Journal. n16 2003. p73-77.

Cranbrook monographs, Peter Lynch.
Lynch, Petter. Winchester, England : Telos Art Pub.; Bloomfield Hills, MI : Cranbrook Academy of Art, 2003.



posted: September 8, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Todd Kohli - September 5th, Noon

“The Road to Here: Projects and Trajectories”

Todd Kohli (’98 BLA) will give a lunchtime talk about his career path and current work as a principal at the San Francisco office of Populous. Kohli is an award-winning landscape architect with more than 16 years of experience in landscape design and site planning and was previously a principal at EDAW/AECOM. Todd is a member of the San Francisco District Urban Land Institute executive committee, as well as vice chair of the Global Exchange Council.

We have pulled a few items in preparation forMr. Kohli's lecture, namely books and journals featuring the Midtown Tokyo project that Todd worked on while at his previous firm EDAW/AECOM.

"Todd Kohli."
Marchetti, Michele. ed. from: Stuckeman works, 1963-2013. University Park, PA : Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, 2013. p91.

The Bigger Picture: Designing Better Places.
Sweet, Fay. ed. London : Black Dog, 2009.

"Land reuse in Tokyo Midtown."
Elsea, Daniel. Topos: the international review of landscape architecture and urban design n69 2009. p52-57.
 
"Found in translation: Tokyo's new green, mixed-use midtown project is designed to create an urban oasis."
Kohli, Todd. Urban land. v66 n4 April 2007. p94-97.

"Tokyo Midtown."
Pollock, Naomi R. Architectural record1. v195 n11 November 2007. p122-129.

posted: September 3, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Martin Hogue - August 27, 2014 - 6:00pm

“4 Drawings”

Martin Hogue, professor at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, NY, will give a lecture titled “4 Drawings” on Wednesday, August 27 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building.

Professor Hogue has requested the following items for preview before the lecture:

"A Short History of the Campsite."
Hogue, Martin. Places journal [online only], posted May 31, 2011.
https://placesjournal.org/article/a-short-history-of-the-campsite/

"[Fake] Fake Estates: Reconsidering Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fake Estates."
306090, volume 12: Dimension. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2008. p172–181.

[Fake] fake estates : reconsidering Gordon Matta-Clark's fake estates.
Hogue, Martin. [S.l.] : Martin Hogue, 2007.

"A Site Constructed: The Bonneville Salt Flats and the Land Speed Record, 1935–1970."
Hogue, Martin. Landscape Journal. 24:1 2005. p32–49.

"The Site as Project: Lessons from Conceptual Art and Land Art"
Hogue, Martin. Journal of Architectural Education. 57:3 2004. p.54–61.

 

posted: August 25, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Einar Jarmund - April 23, 2014 - 6:00pm

"Constructing Views"

Einar Jarmund will give a lecture on Wednesday, April 23 at 6 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. He is a founding partner of the firm Jarmund/Vigsnæs in Oslo, Norway and studied at the Oslo School of Architecture and at University of Washington, Seattle. Additional information on his firm can be found on their website: http://www.jva.no
 
The Library has gathered the following publications of the work of Jarmund/Vigsnæs:

Jarmund/Vigsnæs Arkitekter.
Seoul : Equal Books, 2012.

"Norway: Jarmund/Vigsnaes"
from: New Nordic : architecture & identity. Humlebæk, Denmark : Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 2012. p74-83.

"Oslo International School."
from: Kindergartens : educational spaces. Salenstein : Braun, 2011. p244-247.

"Farm House."
from: Houses : modern natural, natural modern. New York : Rizzoli, 2010. p218-225.

"Longyearbyen Research Centre, Svalbard University."
from:  Modern north : architecture on the frozen edge. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2010. p114-119.

"Resistance and precision: interview."
from: Made in Norway : Norwegian architecture today. Oslo : Arkitektur N ; Basel : Birkhäuser, 2010. p.32-35

"Fjord focus: Jarmund/Vigsnaes."
Britt, Aaron. Dwell v9 n7 Jun 2009: p72,74,76,78-79.

"Triangle house; White house; Dønning Community Building; Svalbard Science Centere."
from: Strike a pose! : eccentric architecture and spectacular spaces. Berlin : Die Gestalten Verlag, 2008. p10-11, 46, 52-53, 54-57.

"Triangle house; Edge house, Farm house."
A + U: architecture and urbanism n458 Nov 2008: p108-127.

"Summer cabin on the coast of Norway."
from: New perspectives : coastal houses. Spain : Links, 2007. p104-119.

"Red House."
from: Houses on difficult sites. Barcelona : Structure, 2005. p170-177. p346-359.

"Red House; Cabin Nordmarka."
A + U: architecture and urbanism n411 Dec 2004: p38-49.

"West end publicbath."
A + U: architecture and urbanism n377 Feb 2002: p76-81.

"Jarmund/Vigsnaes."
from: 40 architects under 40. Köln ; New York : Taschen, 2000.

posted: April 18, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Anne Spirn - April 21, 2014 - 6:00pm

"The Eye is a Door: Landscape, Photography, and the Art of Discovery"

Anne Spirn will give Penn State’s Department of Landscape Architecture Bracken Lecture on Monday, April 21 at 6 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. Spirn has an international reputation as the preeminent scholar working at the intersection of landscape architecture and environmental planning. She is a Professor of Landscape Architecture and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the 2014 Bracken Fellow at Penn State. Further information about her work, teaching and writing can be found at: http://www.annewhistonspirn.com.

Professor Spirn has been widely published and the following is a sampling of her work.:

"Restoring Mill Creek : landscape, literacy, environmental history, and city planning and design."
Spirn, Anne Whiston. from Nature's entrepôt : Philadelphia's urban sphere and its environmental thresholds. Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012.

Daring to look : Dorothea Lange's photographs and reports from the field.
Spirn, Anne Whiston. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.

"The conquest of arid America."
Spirn, Anne Whiston. Topos: the international review of landscape architecture and urban design. n59 2007 p58-66.

"Teaching : to see, tell, design and build."
Spirn, Anne Whiston. from Peter Shepheard. Redhill : Landscape Design Trust ; New York : Distributed in North America exclusively by Spon Press, 2004.

"Building the urban landscape: an interview with Anne Whiston Spirn.
Spirn, Anne Whiston. Crit n54 Oct 2002 p51-56.

"Restoring natural resources and rebuilding urban communities."
Spirn, Anne Whiston. from Planning for a new century :
the regional agenda. Washington, D.C. : Island Press, 2001.

"Landscape organism: after thirteen years, can the West Philadelphia Landscape Project become more than the sum of its parts?"
Bennett, Paul. Landscape architecture v9 n3 Mar 2000 p66-71,82.

"New Urbanism and the environment."
Spirn, Anne Whiston. Places v13 n2 Apr 2000 p44.

The language of landscape.
Spirn, Anne Whiston. New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, 1998.

"Frank Lloyd Wright, architect of landscape."
Spirn, Anne Whiston. from Frank Lloyd Wright : designs for an American landscape, 1922-1932. New York : Harry N. Abrams. 1996.

"Constructing nature : the legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted."
Cronon, William. from Uncommon ground : toward reinventing nature . New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 1995.

"Urban nature and human design : renewing the great tradition."
Spirn, Anne Whiston. from Classic readings in urban planning :
an introduction. New York : McGraw-Hill, 1995.

“Most important questions in landscape architecture.”
Litton, R Burton; Hester, Randolph T; Kaplan, Stephen; Kaplan, Rachel; Corner, James; et al. Landscape journal v11 n2 Oct 1992: 160-181.

“Seeing and making the landscape whole.”
Spirn, Anne Whiston. Progressive architecture v72 n8 Aug 1991 p92-94.

"Toward a unified vision: architecture in the landscape."
Spirn, Anne Whiston. Landscape architecture v80 n8 Aug 1990 p36-41.

"The poetics of city and nature: toward a new aesthetic for urban design."
Spirn, Anne Whiston. Places v6 n1 Oct 1989 p82-93.
 
“The poetics of city and nature: towards a new aesthetic for urban design.”
Spirn, Anne Whiston. Landscape journal v7 n2 Oct 1988 p108-126.

The granite garden : urban nature and human design.
Spirn, Anne Whiston. New York : Basic Books, 1984.

posted: April 16, 2014.

 

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Lecture Series - Juan Ruescas 

“Spanish Architecture: The Unknown Masters 1958-1974”

The Department of Architecture is sponsoring a series of lectures by Visiting Professor Juan Ruescas on Spanish Architecture. March 17: Alejandro de la Sota, March 28: J.A. Corrales & R.V. Molezún, April 11: Jose Luis Sert & Miguel Fisac, April 25: Fco. Javier Sáenz de Oiza.

In support of his lecture series, Professor Ruescas has recommended the following items:

Josep Lluís Sert : Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona.
Zevi, Bruno. Barcelona : Ediciones Poligrafa, 2010.

José Antonio Corrales : unidad vecinal n. 3.
Toba Blanco, Miguel. A Coruña : Colexio Oficial de Arquitectos de Galicia, 2009.

Alejandro de la Sota : Gimnasio Maravillas : Madrid, 1960.
Sota, Alejandro de la. Madrid : Fundación Alejandro de la Sota, 2007.

Miguel Fisac : sketches and travels.
Roda Lamsfus, Paloma de. Madrid : Editorial Scriptum, 2007.

Pabellón de Bruselas 58 : Corrales y Molezún.
Corrales Guitiérrez, José Antonio. Madrid : Ministerio de la Vivienda : ETSAM : Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. 2005.

Alejandro de la Sota ; viviendas en Alcudia, Mallorca = housing in Alcudia, Mallorca, 1984.
Gallego, Manuel. Madrid : Rueda, 2004.

Secundino Zuazo, Eduardo Torroja : Frontón Recoletos, Madrid, 1935.
Maure Rubio, Lilia. Madrid : Rueda, 2004.

José Luis Sert : 1901-1983.
Rovira i Gimeno, Josep M. Milano : Electa Architecture : Distributed by Phaidon Press, 2003.

Josep Lluís Sert.
Cheviakoff, Sofía. Gloucester, Mass. : Rockport, 2003.

Sert half a century of architecture : 1928-1979, complete work.
Sert, José Luis. Barcelona : Fundació Joan Miró, 2005.   

Navarro Baldeweg.
Navarro Baldeweg, Juan. Corte Madera, CA : Gingko Press, 2001.

Alejandro de la Sota : architect.
Sota, Alejandro de la. Madrid : Pronaos, 1997.

Fisac : medalla de Oro de la Arquitectura 1994.     
Fisac, Miguel. Madrid : Ministerio de Fomento Consejo Superior de los Colegios de Arquitectos de España. 1997.

Miguel Fisac.
Fisac, Miguel. Madrid, España : Ediciones Pronaos, 1996.

Corrales y Molezún : Medalla de Oro de la Arquitectura 1992.
Author: Corrales, J. A.. Madrid : Consejo Superior de los Colegios de Arquitectos de Espana, 1993

Corrales y Molezún, arquitectura.
Corrales, J. A.. Madrid : Xarait Ediciones. 1983.

Sert, Mediterranean architecture.
Sert, José Luis. Boston : New York Graphic Society, 1975.

José Luis Sert : architecture, city planning, urban design.
Bastlund, Knud. New York : Praeger, 1967.

posted: April 15, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Leonie Sandercock - April 3, 2014 - 6:00pm

“Changing the Lens: film as action research and therapeutic planning practice”

Leonie Sandercock (School of Community & Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia) will give a lecture titled “Changing the Lens: film as action research and therapeutic planning practice” on Thursday, April 3 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building.

Professor Sandercock has requested the following items for preview before her lecture:


The Fast Runner : Filming the Legend of Atanarjuat.
Evans, Michael Robert. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2010.

Multimedia Explorations in Urban Policy and Planning : Beyond the Flatlands. [electronic resource]
Sandercock, Leonie. Dordrecht : Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2010.

Cosmopolis II : Mongrel Cities in the 21st Century.
Sandercock, Leonie. London ; New York : Continuum, 2003.

Atanarjuat = The Fast Runner. [videorecording]
Angilirq, Paul Apak. Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2003.

Towards Cosmopolis : Planning for Multicultural Cities.
Sandercock, Leonie. Chichester, England ; New York : J. Wiley, 1998.

Creative Community Planning : Transformative Engagement Methods for Working at the Edge.
Sarkissian, Wendy ed. London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010.

 

posted: April 2, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Toru Mitani - April 2, 2014 - 6:00pm

Toru Mitani, associate professor at Chiba University, will give a lecture on April 2, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Stuckeman Family Building Jury Space.  This lecture is in conjunction with an exhibition of his work on display in the Rouse Gallery of the Stuckeman Family Building (April 1–May 5).

The following titles are on diplay in the library at the request of Professor Mitani:

"A Beggining of the Garden-Tilting the Earth and Marking the Place."
Mitani, Toru. Worldscape. 2013. no2 p66-75.

"Master Dialogues: A Way of Duality in the Time of Globalization."
Mitani, Toru. Worldscape. 2013 no2 p78-103.

"Interview: Peter Walker, Martha Schwartz, George Hargreaves, Michael Van Valkenburgh."
Mitani, Toru. Space Design. September 1988. p60-64.

"The Question Concerning Technology."
Heidegger, Martin. from Basic Writings. New York : Harper & Row, 1977.

"The Language of Form and Color"
Kandinsky, Wassily. from Concerning the Spiritual in Art, and Painting in Particular. New York : Wittenborn, 1947.

 

posted: March 31, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Mary Woods - March 31, 2014 - 6:00pm

Mary Woods, Michael A. McCarthy Professor of Architecture at Cornell University, will give a lecture on March 31, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Stuckeman Family Building Jury Space. 

The following titles are on diplay in the library at the request of Professor Woods:

"Architecture in India since 1990.
Mehrotra, Rahul. Mubai : Pictor ; Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz, 2011.

An emancipated place : Women in architecture, 2000 plus.
Somaya, Brinda.Mumbai : Hecar Foundation, 2000.

 

posted: March 13, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Shayne O’Neil - March 26, 2014 - 6:00pm

Shayne O’Neil, architect and principal of O’Neil Studio and the Stuckeman Professorship in Advanced Design Studies at Penn State, will give a lecture on March 26 at 6pm in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building.

Professor O'Neil has requested the following books to preview before his lecture:

Bruno Mathsson.
Widman, Dag. Malmö : Bokförlaget Arena ; New York ; New Haven : Yale University Press, 2006.

Bruno Mathsson : formgivare och arkitekt.
Hedqvist, Hedvig. Stockholm : Arkitekturmuseet, 2006.

Bruno Mathsson : dikten om människan som sitter.
Christiansson, Carl. Stockholm : Raster, 1992.

 

posted: March 13, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Caroline O'Donnell - March 24, 2014 - 6:00pm

"Natural Selection"

Caroline O'Donnell, the Richard Meier Assistant Professor at Cornell University, will give a lecture titled "Natural Selection" on March 24, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Stuckeman Family Building Jury Space. The lecture coincides with her exhibition in the Rouse Gallery, also located in the Stuckeman Building.

Professor O'Donnell has requested that the following titles be reserved to accompany her lecture:

"The Deformations of Francesco de Marchi."
O’Donnell, Caroline. The Cornell Journal of Architecture. n9. 2012. p47-59.

"Fugly."
O'Donnell, Caroline. Log v22 April 2011. p90-100.

"UNideal."
O’Donnell, Caroline. Pidgin. n2. 2007.

"Gibson, giraffes, and gibbons."
O'Donnell, Caroline. Log v8 Jul7 2006. p21-24.

"Diagram as Remedy: Decoding Freud's Diagrams."
O’Donnell, Caroline. Pidgin. n1. 2006. p.184-199.

 

posted: March 13, 2014.

 

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Lecture - LaBarbara Wigfall - March 19, 2014 - 6:00pm

LaBarbara Wigfall, associate professor in the department of landscape architecture and regional and community planning at Kansas State University, will give a lecture on March 19, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Stuckeman Family Building Jury Space. The lecture is co-sponsored by Penn State’s student chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA).

In preparation for Professor Wigfall's lecture, the following items are recommended resources. The primaryre sources are display in the library along with some of the secondary resources:

Primary resources:

The American city in the cinema. [electronic resource]
Clapp, James A. New Brunswick, New Jersey : Transaction Publishers, 2013.

The ever-changing American city : 1945-present.
Bauman, John F. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012.

Building suburbia : green fields and urban growth, 1820-2000.
Hayden, Dolores. New York : Pantheon Books, 2003.

The cinematic city.
Clarke, David B. London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.

Secondary resources:

Prose:

"Toy Planes."
Buchell, Tobias S. from: Twenty-first century science fiction. New York : Tor/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2013

Dancing building.
Fialová, Irena. Prague : Zlatý řez ; Rotterdam : Prototype Editions, 2003.

Fugitives & refugees : a walk in Portland, Oregon.
Palahniuk, Chuck. New York : Crown Journeys, 2003.

A French affair : the Paris beat, 1965-1998.
Blume, Mary. New York, NY : Free Press, 1999.

"Yes, we'll gather at the river."
Bradbury, Ray. from: I sing the body electric and other stories. New York : Avon Books, 1998.

Purple Flat Top : in pursuit of a place.
Nisbet, Jack, Seattle, Wash. : Sasquatch Books, 1996.

Film:

"Elysium" by Neill Blomkamp, 2013.
"Promised Land" by Gus Van Sant, 2012.
"Ice Cube Celebrates the Eames" Pacific Standard Time, 2011.
"Crash" by Paul Haggis, 2004.
"Dogville"  by Lars von Trier, 2003.
The "Matrix Reloaded" by The Wachowski Brothers, 2003.
"Fly Away Home" by Carroll Ballard, 1996.
"Killer of Sheep" by Charles Burnett, 1977.
"Chinatown" by Roman Polanski, 1974.
"The Fountainhead" by King Vidor, 1949.
"Metropolis" by Fritz Lang, 1927.

Poetry:

Taking the occasion : poems.
Brown, Daniel. Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2008.
"A Window of an Instant"

Americana : and other poems.
Updike, John. New York : A.A. Knopf, 2001.
"New York City"
"Chickory"
"Subtropical Night"
"Island Cities"
 
My America : a poetry atlas of the United States
Hopkins, Lee Bennett. New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2000.
"Front Porch" by Leslie Nelson Jennings
"City Blockades" by Lee Bennett Hopkins
"Seattle Morning" by Lee Bennett Hopkins
"Boulder, Colorado" by X.J. Kennedy
"California Ghost Town" by Fran Haraway

Poetry for Young People
Sandburg, Carl, New York : Sterling Pub. Co, 1995.
"Landscape"

The best loved poems of the American people.
Felleman, Hazel, New York : Doubleday, 1989.
"Owed to New York" by Byron Rufus Newton
"City Roofs by Charles" Hanson Towne

The pocket book of Ogden Nash.
Nash, Ogden. New York : Pocket Books, 1962.
"Nine Miles to the Railroad"

Song:

"I'm an Architect" by YKK AP, 2013.
"Designer Skyline" by Owl City from album "Of June," 2007.
"We Built this City" by Starship from album "Knee Deep in the Hoopla," 1985.

posted: March 13, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Ana Ábalos and Pablo Llopis - March 5, 2014 - 6:00pm

“In-Between Realms”

Ana Ábalos and Pablo Llopis, co-founders of the firm abalosllopis, will give a lecture on March 5, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Stuckeman Family Building Jury Space.  Ábalos is a visiting professor in the Department of Architecture and is currently working on her Ph.D. dissertation, Alison and Peter Smithson: The Transient and The Permanent.

In preparation for their lecture, the following items have been placed on display in the library:

"The Strategies of Mat-building."
Domingo Calabuig, Débora, Raúl Castellanos Gómez, Ana Ábalos Ramos. Architectural Review August 2013 p83-91.

"Junya Ishigami."
The Japan Architect no79 Autumn 2010.

Guillermo Kuitca : plates no. 01-24.
Kuitca, Guillermo. Göttingen : Steidl ; London : Hauser & Wirth, 2008.

Utzon : inspiration, vision, architecture.
Weston, Richard. Hellerup : Blondal, 2002.

Space and the architect : lessons in architecture 2.
Hertzberger, Herman. Rotterdam : 010 Publishers, 2000.

Lessons for students in architecture.
Hertzberger, Herman. Rotterdam : Uitgeverij 010, 1991.

Precisions on the present state of architecture and city planning.
Le Corbusier. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1991.

"How to recognize and read mat-building."
Smithson, Alison Margaret. Architectural design. v44 n9 1974 p573-590.

Team 10 primer.
Smithson, Alison Margaret. Cambridge : MIT Press, 1968.

The Japanese house and garden.
Yoshida, Tetsurō. New York : Praeger, 1955.

Précisions sur un état présent de l'architecture et de l'urbanisme.
Le Corbusier. Paris : G. Crès, 1930.

 

posted: March 3, 2014.

 

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New Book of Note: Drawn to Design : Analyzing Architecture Through Freehand Drawing.

Eric J. Jenkins

Students, Faculty & Staff. We've just received a new Reference book that we're excited about and beleive it will become a new favorite of yours. Drawn to Design : Analyzing Architecture Through Freehand Drawing by Eric J. Jenkins. This is not a book that teaches how to draw. Rather it is a book that teaches why one should draw. It has some hints of Precedents in Architecture, a few flavors of Visual Notes and a whiff or two of Form Space & Order along with a lot of other tasty tidbits resulting in a splendid casserole of a book, baked until browned and bubbly.

Some on down to our Reference section and take a peek.

As always, you can keep track of all new books at the Library via the New Book List, which is updated weekly.

 

Drawn to Design : Analyzing Architecture Through Freehand Drawing. (Reference book)
by Eric J Jenkins
Birkhäuser, 2013
NA2708.J46 2013 Q

posted: February 17, 2014

 

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Lecture - Blaine Brownell - February 10, 2014 - 6:00pm

“Matter in the Floating World”

Blaine Brownell, professor and director of the Master of Science program in Sustainable Design at the University of Minnesota, will give a lecture on Feb 10, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in 112 Borland Building. Brownell holds Architecturedegrees from Princeton and Rice Universities as well as acceditaions from LEED and NCARB. His research interests include sustainable design, Japanese architecture and has authored numerous articles and books, incluging the "Transmaterial" series for the Princeton Architectural Press.


Professor Brownell has requested that the following title be reserved to accompany his lecture:

Matter in the floating world : conversations with leading Japanese architects and designers.
Brownell, Blaine Erickson. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2011.

 

posted: February 7, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Dr. Zhongjie Lin - February 5, 2014 - 6:00pm

“Metabolist Utopias and their Global Influence”

Dr. Zhongjie Lin, principal of Futurepolis and associate professor of architecture and urbanism at UNC Charlotte will give a lecture on Feb 5, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. Dr Lin has a Ph.D. in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Architecture from Tongji University and is a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow. A cofounder of UNC Charlotte's  Master of Urban Design program, Dr. Lin teaches architectural design and urban design studios, as well as seminars in history/theory and urbanism.

For more information on the lecture, please refer to the official press release.

For more information on the firm Futurepolis, please refer to their website.

In preparation for his lecture, Dr. Lin has requested the following materials be used as references:

“Nakagin Capsule Tower: Revisiting the Future of the Recent Past.”
Lin, Zhongjie. Journal of Architectural Education, v65 n1 Oct2011 p13-32.

Project Japan: Metabolism Talks.
Koolhaas, Rem, and Hans-Ulrich Obrist. Koln: Taschen, 2011.

Kenzo Tange and the Metabolist Movement: Urban Utopias of Modern Japan.
Lin, Zhongjie. London: Routledge, 2010.

“From Megastructure to Megalopolis: Formation and Transformation of Mega-projects in Tokyo Bay.”
Lin, Zhongjie. Journal of Urban Design. v12 n1 Feb2007 p73-92.

Megastructure: Urban Future for the Recent Past.
Banham, Reyner. New York: Harper and Row, 1976.

 

posted: February 3, 2014.

 

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Lecture - Kyna Leski - January 29, 2014 - 6:00pm

“Tracing the Creative Arc: Connecting, Coherence & Cohesion”

Kyna Leski, Principal of 3SIXØ Architecture and Professor and Department Head of the Architecture Program at the Rhode Island School of Design will give a lecture on Jan 29, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building.


For more information on the firm 3SIXØ Architecture, please refer to their website.

Professor Leski has requested that the following title be reserved to accompany her lecture:

The act of creation.
Koestler, Arthur. New York : Macmillan, 1964.

posted: January 27, 2014.

 

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Library Award for Undergraduate Research on Sustainability and the Environment

Stuckeman School students,

We wanted to draw your attention to a new University Libraries Award for Undergraduate Research on Sustainability and the Environment. Substantial cash awards ($1000 and others) are available for outstanding undergraduate research conducted for any Penn State course during Summer 2013, Fall 2013, or Spring 2014. 

Projects eligible for consideration:

  • Research papers
  • Multimedia projects (film, video, websites)
  • Fine arts (performances, installations, musical compositions, sculpture, etc.)
  • Architecture, urban design projects
  • Agricultural or engineering design projects

For details see:  http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/socialsciences/sustainability_award.html#about

posted: January 23, 2014

 

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Lecture  - Marlon Blackwell - January 22, 2014 - 6:00pm

“Transmutations of Place”

Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, principal of Marlon Blackwell Architect and Department Head in the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas will give a lecture on Jan 21, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. Founded in 1990, Blackwell's firm is grounded in the belief that all projects, no matter how small the program or budget, require a quality design.

For more information about Marlon Blackwell, refer to http://www.marlonblackwell.com

The library has gathered the following books and journals to accompany the lecture:


"Award: Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion, Indianapolis."
Architect. v100 n12 Dec 2011: p106-107.

"Giving spirit form: an architect in northwest Arkansas converts a typical metal shed into a stiking place of worship."
Raskin, Laura. Architectural record. v199 n11 Nov 2011: p68-71.

"Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion."
Kent, Cheryl. Architectural record. v199 n5 May 2011: p147-151.

"Porchdog House, East Biloxi, Mississippi, USA."
Architectural review. n1362 Aug 2010: p70-71.

"An architecture of unholy unions [interview]."
Blackwell, Marlon. Dimensions. v23 2010: p133-142.

"Architecture in a landscape of unholy unions."
Blackwell, Marlon. Journal of architectural education. v63 n1 Oct 2009: p90-95.

"Marlon Blackwell renews the dignity of the aging Fulbright Building."
Broome, Beth. Architectural record. v197 n6 Jun 2009: .86-90.

"Keenan Tower" and "Moore Apiary"
Bahamón, Alejandro. From: Inspired by nature : animals : the building/biology connection. New York : W.W. Norton, 2009.

"Gentry Library, Gentry, Arkansas."
Kolleeny, Jane F. Architectural record. v196 n10 Oct 2008: p138-143.

"The L-Stack House bridges city, nature, and home."
Broome, Beth. Architectural record. v196 n7 Jul 2008: p170-173.

"Ghost 7"
MacKay-Lyons, Brian. from: Ghost : building an architectural vision. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2008.

"Faith and Possibility."
Blackwell, Marlon. from Archipelago : essays on architecture. Helsinki : Rakennustieto, 2006.

An architecture of the Ozarks : the works of Marlon Blackwell.
Blackwell, Marlon. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2005.

"Marlon Blackwell Architect: Keenan Towerhouse, Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA 2000."
A + U: architecture and urbanism. n397 Oct 2003: 86-91.

"Marlon Blackwell's elegant and poety style uplifts the Arkansas hills."
Dillon, David. Architectural record. v189 n2 Feb 2001: p92-101.

"Marlon Blackwell, Keenan Tower House, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 2000"
Lang Ho, Cathy. from: House : American houses for the new century. New York : Universe, 2001.

"Moore house, Cashiers, North Carolina, Marlon Blackwell, Architect."
Pearson, Clifford A. Architectural record. v179 n4 Apr 1991: p98 -103.

posted: January 21, 2014

 

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New Book of Note: Batman: Death By Design

story by Chip Kidd, artwork by Dave Taylor

STUDENTS!!! Afraid to venture into the belly of studio alone? Looking for a champion to help you fight off the various villains and critics? Then today is your lucky day! Come on down and check out one of our new books, Batman Death by Design.

Written by Penn State Grad, Chip Kidd (Graphic Arts 1986), Death by Design spins a tale where Batman/Bruce Wayne not only has to deal with yet another battle with the Joker, but also union bosses, an architect named Kem Roomhaus and a new villain named ExActO. What will be the fate of the abandoned, crumbling Wayne Central Station.? Will the sultry preservationist Cynthia Syl win the day? Or will the award winning design by Roomhaus prevail?

As always, you can keep track of all new books at the Library via the New Book List, which is updated weekly.

 

Batman: Death by Design (book)
story by Chip Kidd, artwork by Dave Taylor
Routledge, 2013

posted: January 16, 2014

 

Book cover for Batman: Death by Design by Chip Kidd & Dave Taylor

 

 

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Lecture & Exhibition Opening - Darla Lindberg - January 15, 2014 - 6:00pm

“PolicySpace: The Vanguard for Social Justice”

Professor Darla Lindberg will give a lecture on Jan 15, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. Her lecture coincides with an exhibition of her work, which will be on display in the Rouse Gallery of the Stuckeman Family Building. Her exhibition will be on display Jan. 13-Feb. 7, 2014.

For more information on PolicySpace, refer to their official website.

The library has gathered the fllowing books and journals to accompany the lecture:


"Bridge Over Troubled Waters: It's Time for New York and Other Cities to Connect Urban Planning to Social Equity."
Sorkin, Michael. Architectural Record. January 2014. p35-36.

Policy, Planning, and People : Promoting Justice in Urban Development.
Edited by Naomi Carmon and Susan S. Fainstein. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.

"What the Country Needs Now, Mr. President."
Katz, Peter. Greg LeRoy, Alan Mallach and Ann Mesnikoff. Planning. V78 n9 November 2012. p10-13.

Readings in Urban Theory. 3rd edition.
Edited by Susan S. Fainstein and Scott Campbell. Chicester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

All Over the Map : Writing on Buildings and Cities.
Sorkin, Michael. London New York : Verso, 2011.

The Just City.
Fainstein, Susan S. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2010.

Seeking Spatial Justice.
Soja, Edward W. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2010.

On Architecture
Vitruvius Pollio. translated by Richard Schofield. London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2009.

The Politics of Public Space.
Edited by Setha Low and Neil Smith. New York : Routledge, 2006.

Behind the Gates : Life, Security, and the Pursuit of Happiness in Fortress America.
Low, Setha M. New York : Routledge, 2003.

Vitruvius : Writing the Body of Architecture.
McEwen, Indra Kagis. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2003.

The State of Architecture at the Beginning of the 21st Century.
edited by Bernard Tschumi + Irene Cheng. New York : Monacelli Press, 2003.

The Power of Place : Urban Landscapes as Public History.
Hayden, Dolores. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1995.

The Production of Space.
Lefebvre, Henri. Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 1991.

The Survival of Capitalism : Reproduction of the Relations of Production.
Lefebvre, Henri. London : Allison & Busby, 1976.

Social Justice and the City.
Harvey, David. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973.

posted: January 13, 2014

 

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Symposium - Archigram - November 20, 2013 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

“Discontinuous Realities”

Penn State's Department of Architecture will be hosting a symposium on the British architetural group Archigram, titled "Discontinuous Realities." The sypmosium will be held in the Stuckeman Jury Space and will be led by William Menking, Michael Sorkin, Mike Webb, and Dennis Crompton. The symposium will also open Compton's exhibition, "Archigram and Opera," which will be on display through December 13 in the Rouse Gallery of the Stuckeman Family Building.


To learn more about Archigram, visit http://designmuseum.org/design/archigram

The library has gathered the fllowing books and journals to go with the symposium.

Clip, Stamp, Fold : the Radical Architecture of Little Magazines, 196X to 197X.
Colomina, Beatriz. Barcelona, Spain : Actar, 2010.

"Drifting Away From Form: David Greene interviewed by Brett Steele."
Greene, David, Volume. n24 2010 p40-43.

Beyond Archigram : the Structure of Circulation.
Steiner, Hadas A. New York : Routledge, 2009.

"The Opposite of Architecture: Archigram and Architectural Design in the 1960s."
Higgott, Andrew. from: Mediating Modernism: Architectural Cultures in Britain. London : New York : Routledge, 2007.

"Diagrams of Influence: Career Connections of Major American Architects."
Williamson, Roxanne. William Menking. Charles Jencks. Perspecta. V37 2005 p58-63.

"Toward a Theory of the Architectural Program.
Vidler, Anthony, October v106 Oct 2003 p59-74.
 
"Amazing Archigram."
Sorkin, Michael. Metropolis. n17 n7 Apr 1998 p39,41.

A Guide to Archigram, 1961-74.
Crompton, Dennis. London : Academy Editions, 1994.

The Visions of Ron Herron.
Banham, Reyner. London : Academy Editions, 1994.

Herron Notebooks : Buildings in Japan.
Lyall, Sutherland. London : Artemis, 1993.

Peter Cook : Six Conversations.
Cook, Peter. London : Academy Editions, 1993.

Archigram.
Cook, Peter. Basel, Switzerland : BBirkhäuser Verlag, 1991.

Peter Cook, 1961-1989.
Nakamura, Toshio. ed. Tokyo : A + U Pub. Co.,
1989.

"In Memoriam: Archigram."
Cook, Peter. Daidalos. n4 Jun 1982 p54-58.

Arthropods: New Design Futures.
Burns, Jim. New York : Praeger, 1972.

"Amazing Archigram: A Suplement."
Perspecta v11 1967 p131-154.

"A Clip-On Architecture."
Banham, Reyner. Design Quarterly n63 1965.
In addition to being one of the first American journals to feature Archigram, Design Quarterly is a fine reflection of what was trending in the art & design scene of the time.

posted: November 18, 2013

 

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Lecture - Pedro Gadanho - November 1, 2013

“Cut'n'Paste, From Architectural Assemblage to Collage City”

Pedro Gadanho, MoMA Curator for Contemporary Architecture, will give a lecture on Friday, November 1 at 6 p.m. in the Stuckeman Family Building, to discuss the exhibit "Cut'n'Paste, From Architectural Assemblage to Collage City," which will be on display at MoMA through December 1.

For more information about the exhibition, visit http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1369

The following readings are central to his lecture:  

Collage City.
Rowe, Colin. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1978 & 1983.

"Mies Montage."
Stierli, Martino. AA files n61 2010 p54-72.

"Mies and Photo Montage, 1910-36."
Lepik, Andres. from: Mies in Berlin. Riley, Terence ed. New York : Museum of Modern Art ; Distributed by H.N. Abrams, 2001.

Dr. Gadanho also suggests that it would be beneficial to brush up on your Rauschenberg, Richard Hamilton, Archigram, Archizoom, & Superstudio.

Rauschenberg, Art and Life.
Kotz, Mary Lynn. New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2004.

Robert Rauschenberg, Werke 1950-1980.
Rauschenberg, Robert. Berlin : Staatliche Kunsthalle, 1980.

Richard Hamilton : Prints and Multiples 1939-2002 : Catalogue Raisonné.
Hamilton, Richard. Düsseldorf : Kunstmuseum Winterthur : Richter Verlag, 2003.

Richard Hamilton.
Hamilton, Richard. London : Tate Gallery, 1992.

A Guide to Archigram 1961-74. Rev. ed.
Crompton, Dennis. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2012.

Archigram. Rev. ed.
Cook, Peter. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 1999.

No-stop City : Archizoom Associati.
Branzi, Andrea. Orléans : HYX, 2006.

Superstudio : Life Without Objects.
Lang, Peter. Milano (Italy) : Skira ; New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, 2003.

Superstudio & Radicals.
Moriyama Editors Studio. Tokyo, Japan : Japan Interior Inc., 1982.

posted: October 30, 2013

 

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Lecture - Mark Focht - October 25, 2013

“ASLA – Learn about YOUR professional society!”

Alumnus Mark Focht, Deputy Commissioner of Parks & Facilities in Philadelphia and President-Elect of the American Society of Landscape Architects will be giving a lecture titled "ASLA – Learn about YOUR professional society!" at noon on Friday, October 25, 2013. Mr Focht will be referring to the following reports during his lecture.

"Green City, Clean Waters Year in Review - 2011-2012."
Philadelphia Water Department. 2012.
http://issuu.com/phillyh2o/docs/green-city-clean-waters-2012-year-in-review?e=6553272/2621487

"Banking on Green: A Look at How Green Infrastructure
Can Save Municipalities Money and Provide Economic Benefits Community-wide."
A Joint Report by American Rivers, the Water Environment Federation, the American Society of Landscape Architects and
ECONorthwest. April 2012.
http://www.asla.org/uploadedFiles/CMS/Government_Affairs/Federal_Government_Affairs/Banking%20on%20Green%20HighRes.pdf

"Green 2015: An Action Plan fo rthe First 500 Acres."
PennPraxis. for Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. 2010.
http://issuu.com/pennpraxis/docs/green2015_full

posted: October 22, 2013

 

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Lecture - Christopher Counts - October 17, 2013

Christopher Counts Studio: Recent Works 1

Christopher Counts, Stuckeman career development professor in design, will be giving a lecture coinciding with his exhibition on Thursday, October 17th at 6 p.m. in the Stuckeman Family Building.

Professor Counts recommends the following publications as an introdustion to his work before founding Christopher Counts Studio. They are located on a cart in the Library for your convenience.


Landscape Alchemy : the Work of Hargreaves Associates.
Hargreaves Associates. Pt. Reyes Station, CA : ORO Editions, 2009.

Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates : Reconstructing Urban Landscapes.
Berrizbeitia, Anita. ed. New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, 2009.

West 8, Mosaics.
West 8. Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, 2008.

Green Roof : a Case Study.
Werthmann, Christian. New York : Princeton Architectural Press. 2007.

"Raising the Bar on Green Roof Design: How Does ASLA's Unconventional Green Roof Perform?"
Eisenman, Theodore. Landscape Architecture. v96. n11. Nov 2006. p22,24,26,28-29.

posted: October 15, 2013

 

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What Becomes of a Landscape Architect's VW Camper?

James C. Rose (1913–1991)

James Rose was an influential 20th Century landscape architect who not only left behind a legacy of modernist landscapes but also a 1977 Volkswagen Campmobile with a Marino Yellow glow. Read the New York Times's tale of how a 13 year old boy bartered a years worth of yard work for the van he called Earl which had had been abandoned and sorely neglected for 11 years after Rose's death.

Adopted by Neighbors, a VW Camper Spreads Happiness
By Jim Koscs
The New York Times. October 4, 2013

Lesley Fowks in the rooftop sleeping quarters that Westfalia camper conversions added to VW vans.
Tony Cenicola/The New York Times

James Rose was not only an pioneering designer, but also an influential author. For those interested in learning more about modernism in landscape design, James Rose is a good place to start. Here are a few to look up:

Modern American Gardens.
Rose, James C. New York : Reinhold, 1967.

Gardens Make Me Laugh.
Rose, James C. Norwalk, Conn. : Silvermine Publishers, 1965.
Rose, James C.Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990.

Creative Gardens.
Rose, James C. New York : Reinold Pub. Corp., 1958.

"Modular Gardens."
Rose, James C. Progressive Architecture. v28, September 1947, p76-80.

"Freedom in the Garden: a Contemporary Approach in Landscape Design."
Rose, James C. Pencil Points. v19, October 1938, p640-644.
reprinted in: Modern Landscape Architecture : a Critical Review. Treib, Marc ed. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1993.
 

posted: October 10, 2013

 

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Exhibit - “Through Many Lenses: the Photographic Styles of Fay S. Lincoln” - on display through January 10, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- An exhibition, “Through Many Lenses: the Photographic Styles of Fay S. Lincoln,” is on display through Jan. 10 in The Eberly Family Special Collections Library, 104 Paterno Library. Hours, during fall semester when classes are in session, are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The exhibition features original selections from the extensive photographic portfolio of Fay S. (F.S.) Lincoln (1894 to 1975), one of America’s foremost architectural photographers whose work, during the 1930s and 1940s, documented the influence of the International Style and Art Deco in New York City architecture. Lincoln established an eclectic career as a commercial photographer, merging both technical and artistic styles, and blurring the lines of the photographer as documentarian and artist.

Special Collections has posted some of the photos from the collection on their Flickr page. 

For more information on the exhibit, refer to the official press release.

 

posted: October 9, 2013

 

Creator: Lincoln, F. S. Title: Paris International Exposition: shadow of Mussolini statue on wall Subject: Exposition Internationale Location: Paris, France Date: 1937 Measurements: 24 x 17 cm Housed: Box 5: Job 35: Print 242 Preferred Citation: Fay S. Lincoln Photograph collection, 1920-1968, HCLA 1628, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University.
Creator: Lincoln, F. S. Title: New York City: Bayonne Bridge: detail (1932) Location: New York (N.Y.) Date: 1932 Housed: Job: 111 Print: 7 Preferred Citation: Fay S. Lincoln Photograph collection, 1920-1968, HCLA 1628, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University.
Creator: Lincoln, F. S. Title: Governor's Palace: view of Formal Garden Location: Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.) Date: 1935 Housed: Job: 327 Print: 16 Preferred Citation: Fay S. Lincoln Photograph collection, 1920-1968, HCLA 1628, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University.
Creator: Lincoln, F. S. Title: Dymaxion Car: exterior view Date: 1933 Housed: Job: 160 Print: 9 Preferred Citation: Fay S. Lincoln Photograph collection, 1920-1968, HCLA 1628, Special Collections Library, University Libraries, Pennsylvania State University.  A guide to the collection is available.  Repository: Penn State Special Collections, University Park, PA, USA.
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Lecture - Richard Hindle - October 2, 2013

"A.E. Bye: Palettes and Pedagogies"

Don't miss your chance to say hello to the work of A. E. Bye. Richard Hindle, 2013 A.E. Bye Research Fellow, will give a lecture titled "A. E. Bye: Palettes and Pedagogies" on Wednesday, October 2 at 6:00PM in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building.  

Established in 2012, the A.E. Bye/Landscape Architecture Archives Research Fellowship funds a period of archival research with the A. E. Bye collection in the Eberly Family Special Collections Library and the presentation of the research in the form of a public presentation, essay, or small publication within six months of research period.

Arthur Edwin Bye, Jr., the fellowship’s namesake, was a renowned twentieth-century landscape architect and received a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture from Penn State in 1942. For more information on A. E. Bye, please refer to the sources listed below and the biography provided by the Cultural Landscape Foundation.

The Library has gathered several books and journal articles on the work of A. E. Bye. They are located on cart in front of our service desk.

Moods in the Landscape.
Bye, A. E. (Arthur Edwin). Washington, DC : Spacemaker Press, 1999.
 
Abstracting the Landscape : the Artistry of Landscape Architect A.E. Bye.
Howett, Catherine M. ed. University Park, Pa. : Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Pennsylvania State University, 1990.

Art into Landscape, Landscape into Art.
Bye, A. E. (Arthur Edwin).  Mesa, Ariz. : PDA Publishers Corp., 1983.

Learning from A. E. Bye.
Thomas, Ren. Land Forum. n3 (1999): p68-73.

Shadows and Light.
Denler, Janell M. Garden design. v15 n6 (Dec 1996): 80-87.

A Subtle Hand.
Rodriguez, Alicia. Landscape Architecture. v86 n5 (May 1996): p82-87,102-104.

Natural Enhancements: the Transforming Landscapes of A.E. Bye and Janis Hall.
Logan, William Bryant. Garden design11.4 (Sep 1992): 46-51.

Abstracting the Landscape: the Artistry of Landscape Architect A. E. Bye [exhibition review].
Rainey, Reuben M. Landscape Journal v11 n1 (Apr 1992): p96-98.

Two by Bye.
Johnson, Jory. Landscape Architecture. v81 n6 (Jun 1991): p66-69.

The Landscape Art of A. E. Bye.
Rainey, Reuben. Princeton journal: Landscape v2 (1985): p114-123.

Two by Bye : Bring the Woods up to the Walls.
Bye, A. E. (Arthur Edwin). Landscape Architecture. v64 n4 (Jul 1974): 252-255.

posted: September 30, 2013

 

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Lecture - Roberto Rovira - September 25, 2013

"Process as Practice"

Roberto Rovira, chair of landscape architecture at Florida International University, and principal of Studio Roberto Rovira, will give a lecture titled “Process as Practice” on Wednesday, September 25 at 6:00PM in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building.

Professor Rovira has requested the Library to pull the following readings in preperation for his lecture. They are located on cart in front of our service desk.

"Funes the Memorious."
Borges, Jorge Luis. from Ficciones.

"On Exactitude in Science."
Borges, Jorge Luis. from A Universal History of Infamy.

"The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete."
Anderson, Chris. Wired 16. 7 (Jul 2008): p108-109.

Turner and the Sublime.
Wilton, Andrew. London : British Museum Publications, 1980. & Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1981.

Addional information on Rovira's work can be found at http://www.robertorovira.com and the following publications:

"Exactness and Abstraction in Landscape Architectural Reproduction."
Rovira, Roberto. from Representing Landscapes : a Visual Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings. New York : Routledge, 2012.

"I-880 Gateway: Oakland, California."
Rovira, Roberto. from Small Scale : Creative Solutions for Better City Living. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2010.

posted: September 23, 2013

 

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New Book of Note: Architecture and Energy : Performance and Style

Think Globally, READ Locally!

Want to know what one of your colleagues/professors is thinking? Come on down to the New Book table in the Library and take a look at Prof. Dan Willis' chapter "Less is Less: are Architects Thinking too Small?" which is included in the book Architecture and Energy : Performance and Style. Get it while it's fresh.  

As always, you can keep track of all new books at the Library via the New Book List, which is updated weekly.

Architecture and Energy : Performance and Style (book)
edited by William W. Braham and Dan Willis
Routledge, 2013

Less is Less: are Architects Thinking too Small?
Dan Willis

posted: September 23, 2013

 

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Pennsylvania Sanborn Maps Now Online

Raise your hand if you love Sanborn maps.

That's right, EVERYBODY loves Sanborn Maps!

Now, raise your hand if you love schlepping over to basement of Pattee on a cold and rainy day.

Anybody? Nobody? Exactly!

Well, the good news is that the fine folks in Maps Library have digitized most of the Sanborn Fire Insurance maps for Pennsylvania and have made them available online to fulfill your cartographic cravings. The entire alphabetical list can be found at: http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/digital/sanborn.html

Copyright restrictions limit us to providing online access only for those maps published before 1923. Later maps will still require some schlepping in the rain. Uphill. Both ways.

Also be sure to check out the Research Guide for Sanborn and other Fire Insurance maps at:  http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/researchguides/sanbornmaps.html

posted: 09/13/2013

 

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Lecture - Marcus Shaffer - August 30, 2013

"The Machine in an Architectural Context"

Ladies and Gentlemen. Children of all ages. The Library has fabricated a modest siege tower of books of Marcus's choosing, selectively synchronized with his lecture, "The Machine in an Architectural Context," on Friday, August 30, as the clock strikes noon in the Stuckeman Jury Space. Pivot your pistons down to the library and peruse these finely crafted, well oiled pieces of publication.

Kicking off this year's Stuckeman School Lecture Series is our own Marcus Shaffer on Friday, August 30 at noon in the Stuckeman Building Jury Space. "The Machine in an Architectural Context" delves into the world of building machines, automatons, spiritual mechanisms and their influence on architectural design. The lecture is in support of Shaffer's accompanying exhibit "Rise Tectonic Machines! Construct the Exigent City!" in the Stuckeman Building's Rouse Gallery.


The Library has gathered the following related readings for your convenience. They are located on the cart in front of our service desk.


Rise Tectonic Machines! : Construct the Exigent City!
Shaffer, Marcus. Rhode Island School of Design Architecture Dept., Division of Architecture and Design ; [S.l.] : Distributed by Oro Editions, 2013.

"Something from Nothing: Extreme Re-purposing and Material/Construction Processes in First Year Studio."
Shaffer, Marcus. from: ACSA101: New Constellations/New Ecologies. Proceedings of the ACSA Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C. : Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, 2013. p117-124.

Filippo Brunelleschi : the Complete Work.
Battisti, Eugenio. London ; New York : Pall Mall Press : Phaidon Press, 2012. First published: Milan : Electra Architecture, 1976.

"Standbeasts."
Jansen, Theo. Architectural Design. v74 n4 July-Aug 2008 p22-27.

"Thinking with Matter."
West, Mark. Architectural Design. v74 n4 July-Aug 2008 p50-55.

Artificial Love : a Story of Machines and Architecture.
Shepheard, Paul. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2003.  

What is Architecture? : an Essay on Landscapes, Buildings, and Machines.
Shepheard, Paul. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1994.

"Festival Plaza, Expo '70 Osaka, 1967-70."
Isozaki, Arata. from: Arata Isozaki. Futagawa, Yukio ed. Tokyo : A.D.A. Edita, 1991. GA Architect #6. p86-91.

Building Machines.
McCarter, Robert. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 1987. collected in: Pamphlet Architecture 11-20. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2011.

Mechanization Takes Command : a Contribution to Anonymous History.
Giedion, Sigfried. New York : Norton, 1969, c1948. 

posted: August 29, 2013

 

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New Staff Member at the Library

Please join us in welcoming Sarah Harkleroad to the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library.  Sarah began with us on August 1st.

Sarah has extensive experience in the University Libraries, having previously worked at several reference and circulation service desks in the Pattee/Paterno Libraries.

Sarah's office is located in Room 109 (shared with Tim Auman) and she can be reached directly at 865-5074 or sjh31@psu.edu.

posted" August 22, 2013

 

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Exhibit - "Art's Critique of the Library" - February 1 – May 31, 2013

Special Collections Library, 104 Paterno Library
curated by Henry Pisciotta, Arts and Architecture Librarian

Since the Conceptual Art movement of the 1960s, a number of artists' books and other works of art have employed imagery that calls into question some of the fundamental principles of libraries. Images in this exhibition examine notions of the personal collection and individual identity; the institutional library and community interests; authority, ownership and authorship; and imposed order and chaos as related to creativity.

posted: April 24, 2013

 

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Image showing the two Art Installations at the Architecture & Landscape Architecture Library built by 1st year Architecture Students. On the left is a picture showing the new display and storage unit that the students designed and built in our foyer. On the right is a picture showing the two benches that the students designed and built outside the building entrance closest to our Library. Pictured in both are the students who designed and built both art pieces.

New Design Installations at the Library - April 19, 2013

After several weeks of eager anticipation, the Library is now the proud host of not one, but two installations designed and built by 15 first year Architecture students. On the left is a picture showing the new display and storage unit in our foyer. On the right is a picture showing the two benches that are now outside the building entrance closest to our Library. Both pieces are settling in quite nicely and are receiving a lot of attention. Stop on by and check them out for yourself. Two thumbs up for all the hard work and long, late night hours that all the students and Professor Nida Rehman put in on our behalf.

Be sure to check out their blog that details the entire project from start to finish:  http://stuckemanlibrary.wordpress.com/

posted: April 19, 2013

 

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Lecture - Vanessa Carlow - April 22, 2013

"100%"

FREE Danish in the Library!!

Well, free Danish architecture. We've pulled a few books and journals featuring the work of Vanessa Carlow's firm, COBE, here in the library. Come on by and get a taste before Vanessa's lecture on Monday the 22nd.

Vanessa Carlow will speak on sustainable urbanism in the Stuckeman Family Building Jury Space on April 22, 2013 at noon. Carlow studied architecture and urbanism at Berlin and Delft University of Technology. She holds a MA in Urban Management from five European Universities, and a Ph.D. from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. In 2004, Vanessa founded COBE (www.cobe.dk) together with Dan Stubbergaard.


In preparation for the symposium, the Library has gathered the following readings for students and faculty to review. They are located on the cart in front of our service desk.


"COBE."
A + U: architecture and urbanism no505. Oct 2012. p60-71.

"COBE [Denmark: profile]."
Arkitektur DK. v56. n1. Jan 2012. p84-93.

Library Architecture + Design
Roth, Manuela. London : Thames & Hudson, 2011.

"Kulturhus: Kulturhus + Bibliothek Nordvest = culture center: Culture Center + Library Northwest [Copenhagen, 2011] - architect: COBE Aps & Transform Aps."
Arkitektur DK. v55. n4. Aug 2011. p12-17.

"Tværfaglig forankring = Interdisciplinary anchoring [Denmark]."
Brønnum, Rasmus. Arkitektur DK. v55. n4. Aug 2011. p24-29.

"Ombygning og udvidelse: Taastrup Teater = Rebuilding and extension: Taastrup Theater - arkitekt / architect, COBE, adresse / address, Kjeld Abells Plads, Taastrup."
Arkitektur DK. v54. n4. Sep 2010. p14-15.

"Copenhagen Northern Harbour development."
Topos: the international review of landscape architecture and urban design n66. 2009. p6.

posted: April 19, 2013

 

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Symposium -  ‘New Directions in Campus Urbanism’  - April 11 & 12, 2013

Penn State will host a symposium  “New Directions in Campus Urbanism,” a two-day discussion with architects, landscape architects, planners, and historians in leading roles shaping the future of campuses and cities

In preparation for the symposium, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on the cart in front of our service desk.

The Global University : Past, Present, and Future Perspectives.
Nelson, Adam R. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

The City as Campus : Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago.
Haar, Sharon. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2011.

The University & Urban revival : Out of the Ivory Tower and Into the Streets.
Rodin, Judith. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2007.

"Beyond centers, "fabric," and the Culture of Congestion: Urban Design as a Metropolitan Enterprise."
Sommer, Richard. Harvard Design Magazine. no25. Oct 2006. p50-59.

Cities of Knowledge : Cold War Science and the Search for the Next Silicon Valley.
O'Mara, Margaret Pugh. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2005.

A Larger Sense of Purpose : Higher Education and Society.
Shapiro, Harold T. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2005.

The Urban University and its Identity : Roots, Locations, Roles.
Wusten, Herman van der. Dordrecht [Netherlands] ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998.

The University and the City : From Medieval Origins to the Present.
Bender, Thomas. New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.

posted: April 9, 2013

 

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Symposium -  ‘Artful Rainwater Design’  - April 10, 2013

Professor Eliza Pennypacker will host a one-day symposium at Penn State titled “Opportunities and Challenges in the ‘Artful Rainwater Design’ Approach to Green Infrastructure.”  This event will be a “think tank” sharing of SWOTS (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats), “how to” ideas, and “how not to” ideas on ARD by 12 designers nationwide who have extensive experience in the design and implementation of ARDs.

April 10, 2013 - 8:30am - 7:00pm
Jury Space/102 and 103 Conference Rooms
Stuckeman Family Building

For more information on the symposium, refer to the website: http://www.artfulrainwaterdesign.net

In preparation for the symposium, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on the cart in front of our service desk.

"Learning from artful rainwater design: landscape architects can reach out directly to visitors or nudge them down a path of discovery."
Pennypacker, Eliza; Echols, Stuart Patton. Landscape architecture 98. 8 (Aug 2008): 28,30,32,34,36-39.

"From stormwater management to artful rainwater design."
Echols, Stuart Patton; Pennypacker, Eliza. Landscape journal 27. 2 (2008): [268]-290.

"Art for rain's sake: designers make rainwater a central part of two projects."
Echols, Stuart Patton; Pennypacker, Eliza. Landscape architecture 96. 9 (Sep 2006): 24,26-30,[32].

posted: April 8, 2013

 

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<h4><a name="PhilHallockObit"></a>In Memory:&nbsp; Philip F. Hallock<br /> </h4> <p><strong>January 6, 1914 - March 17, 2013</strong></p> <p>Central Pennsylvania lost a landmark architectural voice with the passing of Phil Hallock last month at the prime age of 99. A native of Wellsboro, PA, Hallock graduated from Penn State and worked for several different firms in Pennsylvania &amp; Chicago as well as a three year service in the Navy before returning to State College in 1947 where he started his own practice. Hallock's early designs reflected a heavy Wrightian influence and he soon developed his own take on Mid-Century Modernism as he designed over 80 houses and buildings with the majority being built in the State College area. He maintained dual careers as an active practitioner and long time Professor of Architecture at Penn State and was a contemporary of William Hajjar and Kenneth Heidrich.<br /> <br /> For more information on the architecture of Philip Hallock, please refer to the online exhibit <a href="http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/digital/hallock.html"><strong>Hallock's (Mostly) Hidden Houses</strong></a> as well as the accompanying <a href="http://cat.libraries.psu.edu/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/0/0/5?searchdata1=Hallock's%20(mostly)%20hidden%20houses%20:%20buildings%20in%20the%20Centre%20Region%7BTI%7D"><strong>exhibit binder</strong></a> by Bob Malcolm.<br /> <br /> Philip F. Hallock obituary via the Centre Daily Times and Legacy.com: <a href="http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/centredaily/obituary.aspx?n=philip-f-hallock&amp;pid=163758789#fbLoggedOut"><strong>Obituary</strong></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

In Memory:  Philip F. Hallock

January 6, 1914 - March 17, 2013

Central Pennsylvania lost a landmark architectural voice with the passing of Phil Hallock last month at the prime age of 99. A native of Wellsboro, PA, Hallock graduated from Penn State and worked for several different firms in Pennsylvania & Chicago as well as a three year service in the Navy before returning to State College in 1947 where he started his own practice. Hallock's early designs reflected a heavy Wrightian influence and he soon developed his own take on Mid-Century Modernism as he designed over 80 houses and buildings with the majority being built in the State College area. He maintained dual careers as an active practitioner and long time Professor of Architecture at Penn State and was a contemporary of William Hajjar and Kenneth Heidrich.

For more information on the architecture of Philip Hallock, please refer to the online exhibit Hallock's (Mostly) Hidden Houses as well as the accompanying exhibit binder by Bob Malcolm.

Philip F. Hallock obituary via the Centre Daily Times and Legacy.com: Obituary

posted: April 5, 2013

 

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Lecture - James Wines - March 28, 2013

"Drawing as an Expressive Medium"

James Wines, Penn State Professor of Architecture and founder and president of SITE, a New York City-based architecture and environmental arts organization will give a lecture, "Drawing as an Expressive Medium," at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, in the first floor jury space of the Stuckeman Family Building on the Penn State University Park campus. 

For more information on the lecture, refer to the official press release.

In preparation for James Wines' lecture, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on the plinth in front of our service desk.

"James Wines on drawing."
Wines, James, [1932-]. Blueprint. n283 Oct 2009 p66-71.

"Economy of Means:  Some Notes on Alternative Architecture."
Wines, James. Journal of architectural education. v62 n4 May 2009 p93-104.

SITE : Identity in Density
Wines, James. Mulgrave, Vic. : Images, 2005.

James Wines & SITE : architecture dans le contexte = architecture in context
Wines, James. Orléans : Editions HYX, 2002.

Green Architecture.
Wines, James. Köln ; New York : Taschen, 2000.

"Integrative education: a modest proposal to solve some of the conundrums facing landscape architecture education."
Wines, James. Landscape architecture. v89. n12 Dec 1999 p30,32-35.

SITE
Wines, James. New York : Rizzoli, 1989.

De-Architecture
Wines, James. New York : Rizzoli, 1987.

Architecture as Art.
SITE, Inc. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1980.

SITE--buildings and spaces : exhibition.
Wines, James. Richmond : The Museum, 1980.

posted: March 27, 2013

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Lecture - John Dixon Hunt - March 20, 2013

"The Palimpsest of Landscape"

John Dixon Hunt - Eleanor R. Stuckeman Chair in Design, and Emeritus Professor of the History and Theory of Landscape at the University of Pennsylvania. will give a lecture, "The Palimpsest of Landscape," at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, in the first floor jury space of the Stuckeman Family Building on the Penn State University Park campus. 

In preparation for Dixon Hunt's lecture, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on the plinth in front of our service desk.

"Gardens on glass: the photography of Frances Benjamin Johnston."
Hunt, John Dixon. Landscape Architecture. v102 n4 Apr 2012 p110-121.

A World of Gardens
Hunt, John Dixon. London : Reaktion Books, 2012.

"Some terms for the transposition of gardens between countries."
Leatherbarrow, David; Hunt, John Dixon; Olin, Laurie. Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes. v31 n4 Oct 2011 p355-356.

Art, Word and Image : Two Thousand Years of Visual/Textual Interaction
Hunt, John Dixon. ed. London : Reaktion, 2010.

"The Fabric and the Dance: Word and Image to 1900."
Hunt, John Dixon. from: Art, Word and Image : Two Thousand Years of Visual/Textual Interaction. London : Reaktion, 2010.

"Whither garden history?"
Harwood, Edward; Williamson, Tom; Leslie, Michael; Hunt, John Dixon. Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes. v27 n2 Apr 2007 p91-112.

"Stourhead revisited & the pursuit of meaning in gardens."
Hunt, John Dixon. Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes. v26 n4 Oct 2006 p328-341.

"Zur Wahrnehmung des Begriffs Landscahft = On the perception of the term landscape."
Hunt, John Dixon. Topos: European Landscape Magazine. n47 Jun 2004 p38-43.

"Afterword."
Hunt, John Dixon. Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes. v25 n2 Apr 2004 p144-146.

The Afterlife of Gardens
Hunt, John Dixon. Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004.

Greater perfections : the practice of garden theory
Hunt, John Dixon. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2000.

"Beyond words"
Gillette, Jane Brown. Landscape Architecture v86 n10 Oct 1996 p126-131.

The Oxford book of garden verse / edited by John Dixon Hunt.
Hunt, John Dixon. ed. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.

Garden History: Issues, Approaches, Methods
Hunt, John Dixon. ed. Washington, D.C. : Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and  Collection, 1992.

"Verbal versus Visual Meanings in Garden History: The Case of Rousham."
Hunt, John Dixon. from: Garden History: Issues, Approaches, Methods. Washington, D.C. : Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1992.

Encounters : essays on literature and the visual arts
Hunt, John Dixon. New York : Norton, 1971.

posted: March 15, 2013

 

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New Book List is Launched

You've been asking and we've finally delivered! We have launched an online list of our new books. We will be using the public version of WorldCat, so even though it looks slightly different than the WorldCat that you use via the Libraries' A-Z list, it will still link up to the CAT record.

This New Book List will be updated once a week. There is a link to the list on our homepage (under Resources) and you can create an RSS feed of the list as well.

Please take a look and let us know what you think.

http://www.worldcat.org/profiles/ul-arch@lists.psu.edu/lists/3099162

posted: March 15, 2013

 

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New Books of Note: Banham in Buffalo & Julius Schulman

The Library has just received a copy of Banham in Buffalo: 5 years of the Peter Reyner Banham Fellowship at the University at Buffalo, edited by Mehrdad Hadighi, Head of Architecture and published by Oro Editions.

Banham in Buffalo: 5 years of the Peter Reyner Banham Fellowship at the University at Buffalo (book)
Mehrdad Hadighi
Oro Editions, c2011

Also, for those photography fans, we also have a new monograph on Julius Schulman which is chock full of drool worthy shots.

Julius Shulman, Los Angeles : the Birth of a Modern Metropolis (book)
Sam Lubell and Douglas Woods
Rizzoli, c2011

You can find both on our new book display. Come on down and take a peek.

posted: March 13, 2013

 

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Lecture - Frank Escher - March 13, 2013

"Escher GuneWardena : Recent Work"

Frank Escher - co-founder of Escher GuneWardena, will give a lecture, "Escher GuneWardena : Recent Work," at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, in the first floor jury space of the Stuckeman Family Building on the Penn State University Park campus. 

In preparation for Escher's lecture, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on the plinth in front of our service desk.

“Groundbreaking Design”
Manaugh, Geoff. Dwell. v9, (May 2009) p74,76.
 
“Continuity: Structuring Space”
Escher, Frank. Between Earth and Heaven: the Architecture of John Lautner. Cohen, Jean-Louis. ed. New York : Rizzoli, c2008. p126-223.

“Escher GuneWardena”
Long, Kieran. Hatch : the new architectural generation. London : Laurence King, c2008. p98-99.  pg. 98-99 (Electric Sun I)

"Share and Share Alike."
Sinclair Eakin, Julie. Architecture. v95, (September 2006) p66-67.

“Pho Noodle Café”
Bestor, Barbara. Bohemian modern : living in Silver Lake. New York : Regan Books, c2006. p226-228.

“A Sea of Paperwork”
Wagner, Andrew. Dwell. v5 (March 2005) p92.

Sinclair Eakin, Julie. Salons and Spas, The Architecture of Beauty. Gloucester, Mass. : Rockport Publishers, c2005. p120-127.

Broto, Carlos. Houses On Difficult Sites. Barcelona : Arian Mostaedi. structure, c2005. p218-225.

Lupton, Ellen. Inside Design Now: National Design Triennial. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, c2003. p90-91.

Davis, Jodie. 100 of the World's Best Houses. Mulgrave, Vic. : Images, c2002. p184–187.

"Levitation: In the tradition of Lautner’s Chemosphere, Two L.A. Architects Build a House That Very Nearly Floats"
Hay, David.  Dwell. v1 (February 2001) p44-51.

"Escher GuneWardena find the essence in both new work and iconic restoration"
Amelar, Sarah.  Architectural Record. v189, (December 2001) p78-81.

“With Electric Sun’s lanternlike volumes and vivid imagery, Escher and GuneWardena reenvision the strip-mall tanning salon"
Hay, David. Architectural Record. v189, (September 2001) p148-155.

“Reconstruction of the Souk of Beirut”
A+U. v324, (September 1997) p48-53.

posted: March 11, 2013



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Video Selection Election Results

We are happy to announce the results of last semester's Video Selection Election. The top vote getters have been ordered and are starting to arrive for your viewing pleasure. As always, videos circulate for seven days. Drop on by and check them out.

Bullfrog Films Party

Truck Farm
From the co-creators of KING CORN, and BIG RIVER, TRUCK FARM tells the story of a new generation of American farmers. Using green roof technology and heirloom seeds, filmmaker Ian Cheney plants a vegetable garden on the only land he's got: his Granddad's old pickup. Once the mobile garden begins to sprout, viewers are trucked across New York to see the city's funkiest urban farms, and to find out if America's largest city can learn to feed itself.

Cinema Guild Party

The Healing Gardens of New York
The Healing Gardens of New York is a wonderful film that illustrates the significance of gardens and green spaces in the face of ever growing urbanization and development. In cities dominated by glass and concrete, it takes an in depth look at how gardens can be a platform for social change and an opportunity to develop new skills and transform lives.

The Socialist, the Architect & The Twisted Tower
In Malmö, Sweden, Santiago Calatrava’s “Turning Torso” is being built, a 624 foot-high residential building which uses nine five-story cubes that twist as they rise, with the top-most segment turned a complete ninety degrees clockwise from the ground floor. It is a spectacular structure and an even more spectacular project riddled with skyrocketing costs, outsized egos, and at its heart, a debate between new capitalism and old socialist ideals.

Third Party and Write In Candidates

Le Corbusier in India
Le Corbusier is considered one of the greatest architects of his time. But despite the influence of his ideas, this self-taught genius had been denied all the prestigious public projects by the conservative decision makers in France and in the United States. It is India, newly independent and post-partition, which offered him the chance of his life: the creation of a new city, Chandigarh.

Liquid Stone: Unlocking Gaudi's Secrets
Despite his famous quip about the enduring patience of his client, the man known as “God’s architect” never intended his masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia, to remain unfinished 80 years after his death. This program examines efforts to bring Antonio Gaudi’s work to completion in a manner consistent with his original goals and ideas.

Urban Roots
Tree Media produced Urban Roots, a moving documentary on the urban farming phenomenon in Detroit. The film is produced by Leila Conners (The 11th Hour) and Mathew Schmid and directed by Detroit-native Mark MacInnis. Urban Roots is timely given the collapse of the US auto industry and the need to move toward a sustainable future.

Rem Koolhaas: a Kind of Architect
An engaging portrait of a visionary man, which takes us to the heart of his ideas. The filmmakers have made a visually inventive thought provoking portrait of the architect, prompting Rem Koolhaas to state "it's the only film about me that I have liked."

posted: February 28, 2013

 

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Lecture - Don Kunze - February 13, 2013

"Anarchic Thinking: Fear and Loathing of Phenomenology"

Don Kunze - Professor of Architecture and Integrative Arts, Emeritus will give a lecture, "Anarchic Thinking: Fear and Loathing of Phenomenology," at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, in the first floor jury space of the Stuckeman Family Building on the Penn State University Park campus. 

In preparation for Kunze's lecture, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on the plinth in front of our service desk.

"The Topography of Fear: Architecture’s Fourth Walls and Inside Frames"
Kunze, Donald. Architecture and Violence. Kenzari, Bechir, ed. Barcelona ; New York : Actar, 2011.

“Chiasmus, Artificial Memory, and the Arts of Arrangement”
Kunze, Donald. Nexus Network Journal. V.12, no.3 (2010) p.377-388.

“Gardens of Forking Paths: Notes on Architecture’s Ingenious Destruction and Recreation of Time”
Kunze, Donald. In.Form, The Journal of Architecture, Design + Material Culture. v.9, (2009) p.21-33.

“Concealment, Delay and Topology in the Creation of Wondrous Drawing”
Kunze, Donald. From Models to Drawings: Imagination and Representation in Architecture. Frascari, Marco, ed. London : Routledge, 2008.

“Minding the Gap in Architectural Speculation”
Kunze, Donald. Journal of Architectural Education. 61:1 (September 2007): p.54-61.

“Giambattista Vico’s Big Architectural Adventure”
Kunze, Donald. Built Environment v.31, n.1 (2005) 49-59.

“The Missing Guest: The Twisted Topology of Hospitality”
Kunze, Donald. Eating Architecture. Horwitz, Jamie, ed. Cambridge : MIT, 2004. p.169-190.

posted: February 11, 2013

 

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Lecture - Nikolas Bakirtzis - February 12, 2013

"The Architecture of Medieval Cultivation in the Eastern Mediterranean"

Nikolas Bakirtzis - Assistant Professor and Marie Curie Fellow at the Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center of the Cyprus Institute in Nicosia, Cyprus will give a lecture, "The Architecture of Medieval Cultivation in the Eastern Mediterranean," at 6:00 p.m. on Tuessday, February 12, in the first floor jury space of the Stuckeman Family Building on the Penn State University Park campus. 

In preparation for Bakirtzis' lecture, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on the plinth in front of our service desk.

“Life in the Late Byzantine Tower : Examples from Northern Greece”.  
Bakirtzis, Nikolas. Approaches to Byzantine architecture and its decoration: Studies in Honor of Slobodan Curcic. Johnson, Mark J., ed. Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2012.

“Imperial Outliers : Building and Decorative Works in the Borderlands and Beyond”
Bakirtzis, Nikolas. The Byzantine World. Stephenson, Paul, ed. London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.

“Cave Cells and Ascetic Practice in Byzantine and Crusader Paphos”
Bakirtzis, Nikolas. 36th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (8-10 October 2010.) Philadelphia, 2010. p.121-122.

“Fortifications and the Sacred Boundaries of Secular Space”
Bakirtzis, Nikolas. Proceedings of the Twenty-First International Congress of Byzantine Studies, London 21-26 August 2006, vol II: London : Ashgate, 2006. p. 69-70.

“Monastic Life and the Natural Environment in Byzantine Macedonia”
Bakirtzis, Nikolas. Proceedings of the Twenty-First International Congress of Byzantine Studies, London 21-26 August 2006, vol II: London : Ashgate, 2006. p.77-78.

“The Buttressed Tower of Hagios Vasileios near Thessaloniki”
Bakirtzis, Nikolas. 30th Byzantine Studies Conference. The Walters Art Museum and Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, 2004. p.54-55.

“Aesthetics of Byzantine Fortifications: The Case of Thessaloniki”
Bakirtzis, Nikolas. 28th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference. Ohio State University. Columbus, 2002. p.79-78.

“The Environs of Saint John Prodromos Monastery Near Serres: A Topography of Monastic Life”
Bakirtzis, Nikolas. 27th Annual Βyzantine Studies Conference.University of Notre
Dame. South Bend, 2001. p.65-66.

posted: February 11, 2013

 

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Lecture - Eliza Pennypacker - February 12, 2013

"Artful Rainwater Design"

Eliza Pennypacker - Stuckeman Professor in Interdisciplinary Design will give a lecture, "Artful Rainwater Design," at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, in the first floor jury space of the Stuckeman Family Building on the Penn State University Park campus. 

In preparation for Pennypacker's lecture, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on the plinth in front of our service desk.

"Learning from artful rainwater design: landscape architects can reach out directly to visitors or nudge them down a path of discovery."
Pennypacker, Eliza; Echols, Stuart Patton. Landscape architecture 98. 8 (Aug 2008): 28,30,32,34,36-39.

"From stormwater management to artful rainwater design."
Echols, Stuart Patton; Pennypacker, Eliza. Landscape journal 27. 2 (2008): [268]-290.

"Art for rain's sake: designers make rainwater a central part of two projects."
Echols, Stuart Patton; Pennypacker, Eliza. Landscape architecture 96. 9 (Sep 2006): 24,26-30,[32].

posted: February 11, 2013

 

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Local Architecture Exhibit: Salmon & Salmon, Architects

The State College Municipal Building is currently hosting a small display on the works of Salmon & Salmon, Architects who both taught at Penn State and practiced in the State College area from 1947-1959. F. Cuthbert (Cuth) Salmon, AIA and Christine (Chris) Fahringer Salmon, AIA met as undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania and were later reunited while working at the firm of Perkins & Will in Chicago and were married in 1946. While teaching at Penn State they quickly became part of the local architectural design scene along with the likes of Ken Heidrich, Bill Hajjar & Phil Hallock, building several Contemporary houses throughout State College.

The exhibit will remain on display through February and is curated by Bob Malcolm and sponsored by the Centre County Historical Society. More information on the Salmons work can be found in the exhibit catalog, Salmon & Salmon, Architects : (Double the Pleasure) housed in the Architecture & Landscape Architecture Library Collection.

posted: January 16, 2013

 

 

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New Book of Note: The Gardens of Suzhou

The Library has just received a copy of The Gardens of Suzhou, written by Ron Henderson, Head of Landscape Architecture and published by University of Pennsylvania Press. You can find it on our new book display, hot off the press with that new book smell.

The Gardens of Suzhou (book)
Ron Henderson
University of Pennsylvania Press, c2013

posted: January 16, 2013

 

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Local Architecture Exhibit: H - H - H

The Library is currently hosting a small display on the works of William Hajjar, Philip Hallock & Kenneth Heidrich, three influential architects in the State College area. The exhibit is based on larger exhibits curated by Robert Malcolm and offer a preview to a new digital collection that the Libraries is working on. The exhibit will be up through the Fall 2012 Semester.

A. William Hajjar

Abraham William Hajjar known as “Bill” to his friends and admirers and “Wild Bill” to his detractors received degrees from the Carnegie Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and taught at penn State during the 1950s and early 1960s. He also maintained an active professional practice in the area, with the bulk of his houses located in the College heights and Holmes Foster neighborhoods.

Further information on Hajjar's designs can be found in the online exhibit "Hajjar Heritage: A Centre Region Treasure" as well as the exhibit catalog of the same name housed in the Architecture & Landscape Architecture Library Collection.

 

Philip F. Hallock

Hailing from Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, Hallock majored in Architecture at Penn State, graduating in 1936. After several years various firms and a stint in the navy during World War II, Hallock returned to State College in 1947 and started his own practice. Shortly thereafter he joined the Architecture faculty at Penn State where he taught and maintained an active practice until his retirement in 1979. With numerous houses and buildings in the State College area, Hallock is best known for his purple house and purple classic Corvette on South Fraser Street where he still resides today.

Further information on Hallock's designs can be found in the exhibit catalog "Hallock's (Mostly) Hidden houses : Buildings in the Centre Region"  housed in the Architecture & Landscape Architecture Library Collection. An online esxhibit of the same name will be completed in the following months.

 

Kenneth J. Heidrich

Ohio born Heidrich received degrees from Carnegie Institute of Technology and Princeton started his teaching career at Oklahoma State before coming tio Penn State in 1937 where he taught until 1950, when he retired to focus on his private practice in the area. While perhaps the first modernist architect in the area, Heidrich is not as recognized as his other post World War II contemporaries. Indirectly his work is known by thousands of locals as one of the members of the design group of the High School on Westerly Parkway as well as the Radio park Elementary School.

Further information on Heidrich's designs can be found in the exhibit catalog "Heidrich : The Quiet H"  housed in the Architecture & Landscape Architecture Library Collection. An online esxhibit of the same name will be completed in the following months.
 

posted: November 2012

 

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Video Selection Election

 

Obama-schmama......

Romney-schomney....

Cast your vote in the REAL election!  

Video Suggestion Election 2012!!

We Want You to cast your votes and help us decide which videos to purchase for the Architecture & Landscape Architecture Library!!

Read the candidate's platforms and cast your votes.

Let the electronic chads fall where they may!!

more...

posted: October 26, 2012
updated: November 9, 2012 & November 29, 2012

 

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Lecture - Will Bruder - November 14, 2012

"From Head to Heart to Hand: Architecture in the Digital Age"

Will Bruder, principal of ll Bruder Architects, Phoenix, Arizona will give a lecture at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, in the first floor jury space of the Stuckeman Family Building on the Penn State University Park campus.

In preparation for Bruder's lecture, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on a cart in front of our service desk.

"A dialogue with [the] editor: Will Bruder [interview]."
Bruder, William P., [1946-]; Futagawa, Yoshio. GA houses 116 (May 2010): 44-51.

"Cowboy modernism [Agave Library, Phoenix]."
Pearson, Clifford A. Architectural record1 98. 3 (Mar 2010): 66-71.

"Will Bruder: Peak House, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A."
GA houses 115 (Mar 2010): 56-58.

"Will Bruder: Seleznow residence, Cave Creek, Arizona, U.S.A."
GA houses 115 (Mar 2010): 59-61.

"Henkel Headquarters, Scottsdale, Ariz.: Will Bruder + Partners, CH2M Hill."
Zeiger, Mimi. Architect (Washington, D.C.) 98. 12 (Dec 2009): 61-67.

"Place: making sense of urban, suburban and edge conditions, from Barcelona's core to outlying Tangier"
Gregory, Rob; Slessor, Catherine. Architectural review 223. 1335 (May 2008): 84-89.

"Hercules Public Library, Hercules, California"
Findley, Lisa. Architectural record 196. 2 (Feb 2008): [142]-147.

Inspired by nature : minerals : the building/geology connection.
Bahamón, Alejandro. W.W. Norton, c2008. 69-74.

"Will Bruder + Partners"
Kelly, Peter. Blueprint (London, England) 254 (May 2007): 80-81,83-84.

Wood houses.
Slavid, Ruth. Abbeville Press, 2006. p114-117.

American synagogues : a century of architecture and Jewish community.
Gruber, Samuel. Rizzoli, 2003. 196-199.

Contemporary doorways : architectural entrances, transitions and thresholds.
Slessor, Catherine. Mitchell Beazley, 2002. 92-93.

Architecture now! Volume 1
Jodidio, Philip. Taschen, 2001-. 126-133.

Building a new millennium.
Jodidio, Philip. Taschen, c1999. 120-123.

Phoenix Central Library
Riera Ojeda, Oscar. Rockport, c1999.

posted: Nobember 12, 2012

 

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Lecture - Anuradha Mathur - November 6, 2012

Anuradha Mathur, an architect and landscape architect, is the Penn State Department of Landscape Architecture 2012 John R. Bracken Fellow. Mathur is professor and associate chair in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. She will give a talk on her recent work at 6 p.m., November 6, as part of the Bracken Lecture Series. 

In preparation for Mathur's lecture, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on a cart in front of our service desk.

Distributed urbanism : cities after Google earth.
Wilkins, Gretchen. Routledge, 2010. p139-154.

SOAK : Mumbai in an Estuary
Mathur, Anuradha. Rupa & Co. 2009

"In depth: inscribing the Indian landscape."
Mathur, Anuradha; Cunha, Dilip da. Architectural design 77. 6 (Nov 2007): 70-77.

Deccan traverses : the making of Bangalore's terrain
Mathur, Anuradha. Rupa, 2006.

"A benign visage for capitalism's Golgotha: Fresh Kills, where all that solid waste melts into the landscape."
Keeney, Gavin. Competitions 12. 2 (Jul 2002): 28-41,58.

"Mississippi floods: designing a shifting landscape [by] Anuradha Mathur, Dilip da Cunha [book review]."
Wescoat, James L. Studies in the history of gardens & designed landscapes 22. 2. (Apr 2002): 155-158.

"Mississippi floods: designing a shifting landscape [by] Anuradha Mathur and Dilip de Cunha [book review]."
Forrester, Anna. Land forum 13 (2002): 34-35,38.

"Mississippi floods: designing a shifting landscape, by Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha [book review]."
Waldheim, Charles. Landscape journal 21. 1 (2002): 220-223.

Mississippi floods : designing a shifting landscape
Mathur, Anuradha. Yale University Press, c2001.

"Tomorrow's designers today."
Metropolis 19. 10 (Jul 2000): 114-121.

"Blues meanders [Mississippi River]."
Mathur, Anuradha. Architectural design 69. 7-8 (Jul 1999): 48-51.

"Soil that New York rejected and re-collects."
Mathur, Anuradha; Cunha, Dilip da. Landscape journal (1998): 31-34.

"Public property: a competition for Governors Island in New York Harbor."
Gastil, Raymond W., [1958-]. Competitions 6. 3 (Oct 1996): 42-49.

"Visionary and unbuilt landscapes [competition]."
Landscape architecture 82. 12 (Dec 1992): [41]-55.

"Landscapes for the 21st Century [competition]."
Wines, James, [1932-]; Friedberg, M. Paul, [1931-]; Johnson, Jory. Landscape architecture 80. o.12 (Dec 1990): [32-54].

posted: November 2, 2012

 

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Lecture - David J. Lewis - October 24, 2012

David J. Lewis, AIA, dean and associate professor of the School of Constructed Environments at Parsons The New School for Design and principal of LTL Architects will give a lecture at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24, in the first floor jury space of the Stuckeman Family Building on the Penn State University Park campus. 

In preparation for Lewis' lecture, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on a cart in front of our service desk.

"Screening room: a college consolidates administration services under one warehouse's roof, gaining light and levity with a sculptural cedar skin."
Hawthorne, Christopher. Architectural record 200. 2 (Feb 2012): 80-83.

"Keep Austin adaptive."
Monchaux, Thomas de. Architect (Washington, D.C.) 100. 6 (Jun 2011): 72,74,76-77.

Provisional : emerging modes of architectural practice USA
Kedan, Elite. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, c2010.

"United, they sit: studying different subjects, New York University students and faculty share a Greenwich Village facility by Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis."
Kellogg, Craig. Interior design 80. 11 (Sep 2009): 214-221.

Negotiated terrains
Rappaport, Nina. New Haven, Conn. : Yale School of Architecture, c2009.

Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis : opportunistic architecture
Lewis, Paul. Chicago : Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts ; New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2008.

"Messing with perfection: eight proposals to ornament the Farnsworth House"
Khemsurov, Monica. ID: magazine of international design 54. 2. p.76-83 (Mar 2007): 76-83.

"Mechanical panoramas: Invernizzi's 'Il Girasole'"
Lewis, David J; Tsurumaki, Marc; Lewis, Paul. AA files 55 (Jul 2007): [30]-37.

"Triple ingenuity: through the cunning use of basic materials, Lewis Tsurumaki Lewis creates three stunning restaurants"
Yang, Andrew. Metropolis 24. 9 (May 2005): [140]-144.

"Suburbanism of mass customization"
Lewis, Paul; Tsurumaki, Marc; Lewis, David J. Cornell journal of architecture 7 (2003): 34-43.

Sprawl and public space : redressing the mall
Smiley David J. Washington DC : National Endowment for the Arts ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Princeton Architectural Press, c2002.

Situation normal
Lewis, Paul. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, c1998.

posted: October 15, 2013

 

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Lecture - Anna Dyson "Built Ecologies" - October 17, 2012

Anna Dyson, professor of design, technology, and theory at the School of Architecture at Rensselaer and the founding director of CASE / Center for Architecture Science and Ecology will give a lecture, “Built Ecologies" at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, in the first floor jury space of the Stuckeman Family Building on the Penn State University Park campus. 

In preparation for Dyson's lecture, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on a cart in front of our service desk.

What is the Manhattan grid for architects?
Childs, David M; Yarinsky, Adam; Reiser, Jesse; Sharples, Chris R; Prince-Ramus, Joshua; et al. A + U: architecture and urbanism 10 (493) (Oct 2011): 10-13.

The fifth annual R + D Awards.
Gerfen, Katie; Hart, Sara; Zeiger, Mimi; Mays, Vernon; Cameron, Kristi; et al. Architect (Washington, D.C.)100. 8 (Aug 2011): 90-122.

Preview AMP System (Active Modular Phytoremediation) - developed 2004-09.
SOM journal 6 (2010): 38-55.

Preview Third Annual R + D Awards.
Gerfen, Katie; Hurley, Amanda Kolson. Architect (Washington, D.C.)98. 8 (Aug 2009): 46-74.

Preview CASE study: SOM and Rensselaer Polytechnic launch a collaborative research center.
Zeiger, Mimi. Architect (Washington, D.C.)97. 16 (Dec 2008): [20].

Recombinant assemblies
Dyson, Anna. Architectural design 72. 5 (Sep 2002): 60-66.

posted: October 15, 2012

 

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Lecture - Gwendolyn Wright - October 11, 2012

Dr. Gwendolyn Wright, professor of architecture at Columbia University and host of the popular PBS television series, History Detectives, will give a free public lecture, “Does Modern Housing Still Matter?” at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 11, in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art on the Penn State University Park campus. 

For more information on the lecture, refer to the official press release.

In preparation for Dr. Wright's lecture, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on a cart in front of our service desk.

USA.
Wright, Gwendolyn. London : Reaktion, 2008.

"Cultural history: Europeans, Americans, and the meanings of space."
Wright, Gwendolyn. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 64. 4 (Dec 2005): 436-440.

"Gwendolyn Wright brings everyday architecture to the public [interview]."
Wright, Gwendolyn, Stephens, Suzanne. Architectural record 191. 7 (Jul 2003): 244.

"The building detective: Gwendolyn Wright takes PBS viewers on a search for America's secret architectural history [interview]."
Wright, Gwendolyn; Pedersen, Martin C. Metropolis 22. 11 (Jul 2003): 38,68,72.

"Building global modernisms."
Wright, Gwendolyn. Grey room 7 (Apr 2002): 124-134.

"End of the experiment [Robert Taylor Homes, Chicago]."
Wright, Gwendolyn. Architecture 91. 3 (Mar 2002): 29-32.

"The virtual architecture of Silicon Valley."
Wright, Gwendolyn. Journal of architectural education 54. 2 (Nov 2000): 88-94.

"Modern vernaculars."
Wright, Gwendolyn. A + U: architecture and urbanism 5(332) (May 1998): 4-9.

"New urbanism."
Burns, Carol; Campbell, Robert, [1937-]; Duany, Andres M; Dunham-Jones, Ellen, [1959-]; Frug, Gerald E., [1939-]; et al. Harvard design magazine (Jan 1997): [46]-69.

Building the dream : a social history of housing in America.
Wright, Gwendolyn. New York : Pantheon Books, 1981.

Moralism and the model home : domestic architecture and cultural conflict in Chicago, 1873-1913.
Wright, Gwendolyn. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1980.

posted: October 9, 2012

 

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New Book of Note: Women in Landscape Architecture: Essays on History and Practice


The Library has just received a copy of Women in Landscape Architecture: Essays on History and Practice which contains chapters by Dr. Thaïsa Way, the inaugural A.E. Bye Research Fellow, and SALA's own Professor Bonj Szczygiel. It is currently on our new book display patiently awaiting checkout. It is also available online as an electronic resource.

Women in Landscape Architecture: Essays on History and Practice (book)
edited by Louise A. Mozingo and Linda Jewell
McFarland & Co., c2012

Women in Landscape Architecture: Essays on History and Practice (electronic resource)
edited by Louise A. Mozingo and Linda Jewell
McFarland & Co., c2012

"City Beautiful" Revisited: An Analysis of 19th Century Civic Improvement Efforts
Bonj Szczygiel

Garden City Landscapes of Marjorie L. Sewell Cautley, 1922-1937
Thaïsa Way

 

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Lecture - Thaïsa Way - September 6, 2012


Dr. Thaïsa Way, ASLA, will give a lecture, "Earth Forms as Landscape Architecture: The Practices of A.E. Bye and Contemporaries," 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, September 6, in the Stuckeman Jury Space, Stuckeman Family Building, on Penn State’s University Park campus.

In preparation for Dr. Way's lecture, the Library has placed the following readings on reserve for students and faculty to review. They are located on a cart in front of our service desk.

"Unbounded practice: women and landscape architecture in the early twentieth century by Thaïsa Way. [Book Review]"
Grove, Carol. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 2011, v.70 no.1 pg.128-129.

"From past to future: the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition's legacy is evident on the University of Washington campus."
Landscape Architecture, v.100 no.4 pg.78-93.
 
Unbounded Practice: Women and Landscape Architecture in the Early Twentieth Century
Way, Thaïsa. University of Virginia Press, 2009

"Haag's edible estate: you may have heard of artist Fritz Haeg's edible landscapes, but what about Rich Haag's delicious home garden?"
Way, Thaïsa. Landscape Architecture v.99 no.9 pg.102,104-106.

"Unbounded practice: women and landscape architecture in the early twentieth century, by Thaisa Way [Book Review]"
Latane, Claire Landscape Architecture v.99, no.11, pg.102.

"Landscape History Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians launched at SAH meeting"
Way, Thaïsa. Landscape Journal, v.25 no.1, pg.136-137

"Early social agendas of women in landscape architecture"
Way, Thaïsa. Landscape Journal, v.25 no.2, pg.187-204

Earthworks and beyond : contemporary art in the landscape
Beardsley, John. Abbeville Press, 2006.

"Designing garden city landscapes: works by Marjorie L. Sewell Cautley, 1922-1937"
Way, Thaïsa. Studies in the History of gardens and Designed Landscapes, v.25 no.4 pg.297-316.

Richard Haag : Bloedel Reserve and Gas Works Park  Saunders, William S. editor. Princeton Architectural Press, 1998.

Gardens of revelation : environments by visionary artists
Beardsley, John. Abbeville Press, 1995.

Art into landscape, landscape into art 
Bye, A. E. PDA Publishers, 1983.

 

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