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Peter Eisenman: American Architecture Today

Peter Eisenman: American Architecture Today

Peter Eisenman is one of the most influential figures in contemporary architecture. Theorist, academic and practitioner, Peter Eisenman was part of a very important generation of architects and one of the New York Five.

In his recent book Ten Canonical Buildings: 1950-2000 Eisenman revisits some of the most important buildings of the past century with a critical view, a book that is in my opinion a must read for every architect.

During the interview Peter talks about the practice/project of architecture, his views on running an architecture practice, and the current state of American architecture, among other relevant topics. On this preview you can see his views on today’s American Architecture.

Full interview tomorrow!

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Cite: David Basulto. "Peter Eisenman: American Architecture Today" 20 Sep 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/170308/peter-eisenman-american-architecture-today/> ISSN 0719-8884
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