Event Date: 
12.05.16

MAN transFORMS: The Documents, a talk by Laurent Stalder

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Please join us for a talk by Laurent Stalder: MAN transFORMS: The Documents on Monday, December 5th at 6:00pm in N107.

The exhibition MAN transforms: The Documents by Laurent Stalder with Samuel Korn is currently on view at gta exhibitions at the ETH, Zurich. It explores Hans Hollein and Lisa Taylor’s exhibition MAN transFORMS. Aspects of Design, which was the opening show of the Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design in New York in 1976.

Laurent Stalder (b. 1970, Lausanne) is currently Chair for the Theory of Architecture at the ETH, Zurich. He studied architecture at the ETH, qualifying in 1996 and obtaining his doctorate in the history and theory of architecture in 2002. The main focus of Laurent Stalder’s research and publications is the history and theory of architecture from the 19th to the 21st centuries where it intersects with the history of technology. His publications include: Hermann Muthesius: Das Landhaus als kulturgeschichtlicher Entwurf (2008), Der Schwellenatlas (2009), Atelier Bow Wow: A Primer (2013), Fritz Haller: Architekt und Forscher (2015). He is the editor of the forthcoming issue of the first issue of gta-Papers Architecture/Machine (2017).