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Forum Newsletter – October 1994

What is the proper territory for the practice of architecture?: We interview Margaret Crawford on distinctions between art and architecture, Eric Kahn writes to Robert Stern on the destruction of architecture from within, and Scott Cohen argues for uncovering a different relationship between architecture and its subject through formal research. Pat Morton provides additional insight into our many Urban Revisions.

This conversation took place against the background of a recent redefining of the funding process for public art projects in the local municipality of Culver City.  A great deal of press time and public energy has gone into arguing exactly […]

The “Urban Revisions” exhibit at the Los Angeles MoCA presents a broad overview of urban design during the last decade, primarily in North America.  Without fitting the disparate schemes into a particular theme or position, the show provides an extremely […]

‘Panic in the Year Zero’ Architecture Under Duress: Modernity: The Questions of Revisionism or Recontexualization, by Eric Kahn Life Magazine 1271 Avenue of the Americas New York, New York 10020   To: Editor Fr: Central Office of Architecture Re: LIFE […]

Architectural form is always paradoxical.  It remains estranged and autonomous because it escapes the cultural categories by which it is assimilated and situated.  The programs that necessitate and the materials that give body to form are also protagonists in the […]